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ADF&G releases 2011 Bristol Bay sockeye salmon processing capacity survey results

The annual Alaska Department of Fish and Game preseason survey of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon processing capacity is complete. Results indicate there will be adequate processing capacity for the number of sockeye salmon expected to...
Kodiak facility refines way of processing salmon

KODIAK - A new salmon processing technique developed at Kodiak's Fishery Industrial Technology Center could mean a way to get more Alaska salmon to consumers...
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look

...Jack Schultheis, general manager of Kwik'pak Fisheries, could not agree less. Kwik'Pak Fisheries is a salmon processing operation at Emmonak on the mouth of the Yukon. It is owned by Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association, or...
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Fish plants move to Lemon Creek

Two Juneau salmon processing plants are migrating to new homes at Lemon Creek this winter. Sound off on the important issues at Northern Keta, a caviar producer...
U.S. processors preferred

...disagree with Mr. Engstrom's opinion on Russian processors processing pinks in Alaska waters. I have worked in salmon processing in Petersburg for 23 years, mostly pink salmon in cans, which have been sent all over the world. I am sure there...
Seafood packing company Trident buys Ocean Beauty

...Trident Seafoods Corp. of Seattle plans to take over Ocean Beauty Seafoods Inc., creating the state's largest salmon processing company. Sound off on the important issues at Executives with Trident said they had no plans to shut down any of...
New owner to take over Ketchikan seafood plant

...ownership since 1994. On Dec. 12, Wards Cove announced it was ending its salmon business in Alaska and would sell its salmon processing plants, including two in Ketchikan - E.C. Phillips & Son downtown and the Wards Cove cannery in Ward Cove. E...
State weighs Russian fish processor's application

...forecast - more than 92 million, according to the Department of Fish and Game - and the closure of Wards Cove's salmon processing operations, supporters of Global Seafoods are arguing that the processors won't be able to handle the run...
Union eyes worker purchase of Wards Cove plant

...Wards Cove Packing. Wards Cove Chairman Alec Brindle announced in December the company's decision to exit the salmon processing business after more than 70 years. The company will continue its crab and pollock operations. Wards Cove retained...
Senator proposes fed land purchase in Craig

...residents to help them diversify their economy, which has suffered from a downturn in the timber industry. The closed salmon processing property includes about five acres of uplands and five acres of tidelands, said Jon Bolling, Craig city manager...


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