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Southeast seafood group tries again for regional assessment

...gillnet fleet, hoping this time fishermen will approve an assessment of their harvest to help increase the value of seafood products from their region. While the drift net permit holders initiated organization of the Southeast Alaska RSDA in 2005...
Something new at Symphony of Seafood

...catch. She said making use of byproducts is good for the environment, the economy and the communities that rely on seafood products. A disturbance to the market goes all the way to the community level, Decker said, which makes diversification...
Russian seafood export ban would have big impact on US

Most of you have heard about the Russian prohibition on the importation of seafood products from the United States, the European Union, Canada and others. This is a big deal, with a lot of unknown consequences, and...
My Turn: We love Alaska Airlines

...rural businesses could not have gotten his product to market without Alaska Airlines remarkable cargo service for seafood products - over 24 million pounds of fresh and frozen seafood shipped last year. I recently thought about this as Alaska...
My Turn: The heart of the Southeast Alaska economy is its ocean

...maritime manufacturers. We can build 500-foot-long ships, breathtaking sea otter scarfs, and we develop new seafood products that are in turn shipped all over the world.The ocean has steered the Southeast Alaska economy for 10,000 years...
Chinese ban of US shellfish to continue

...effort to resolve this issue," the NOAA statement said. "The states and federal agencies are working hard to answer China's latest request for information so that U.S. companies can resume shipping these seafood products to China."
Kake calls on chums to join in festival honoring fisherman Ernie Williams

For most of the summer, Kake Foods is a bustling factory that produces thousands of pounds of value-added seafood products a day. But on Saturday, July 19, it will be party central for Kake citizens and their "chums." The 9th Annual...
Ice carvers head east for seafood marketing event

...eye-catching fish. The all-expense-paid trip next month is for Go Wild, an event aimed at marketing Alaska seafood products and tourism. The two professional wood and ice carvers were invited by the state of Alaska to attend the event...
ASMI revamps its mission, focuses more on advertising

...part of its effort to market the state's seafood. ASMI's new mission is to increase the value of Alaska's seafood products. The old mission was merely to increase the quantity of Alaska's seafood consumed globally, ASMI executive director...
NorQuest to stop canning humpies

...difficult proposition in this day and age, and we're going to take our company and work on higher-value specialty seafood products," said NorQuest Vice President John Sund. NorQuest is looking to see if any other companies are interested in...


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