Genuine Goodness! AlabamaSeafood.com delivers a sweet ad campaign to highlight some of their fisheries. I find it a little weird that I live in Alaska and this Alabama seafood commercial makes me hungry. I really wish we had some US coverage of Alaska's seafood. Every commercial break on Deadliest Catch should be pushing some sort of Alaska Seafood. It's completely obvious to me that there is a huge lack of seafood knowledge if the average consumer doesn't even know what kind of fish they are eating. It's time that we educate and entice Americans with the beauty of Alaskan Seafood. In fact, I have a plan…
Here are some highlights from the second opener in the 2014 Sitka Herring Sac Roe Fishery.
Oh yes! Southeast Alaska Spot Prawns are my favorite delicacy of the sea. It’s hard to beat the buttery sweet taste of these succulent little bugs. I’m lucky enough to have a bag in the freezer and I think I will be boiling up some this eve. Take a look at the Video Of The Day to see how that catch shrimp in Northern Cali. SHRIMP! It’s what’s for dinner!
Pike's Place Market really knows to display a cornucopia of marine life. Thousands of tourists flood the market each day to see the local bounty of the Pacific Northwest. The seafood displays usually take front stage as fishmongers call out the catch of the day and toss a fish or two. As you can see in this tasty shot, the seafood usually speaks for itself. Happy Holidays!
So exactly how does seafood get from ocean to plate? This video shows the journey U.S. seafood makes to get to your table, as well as tips to get to know your seafood better. Visit FishWatch.gov to learn more about making sustainable seafood choices.
- Something fishy: Americans ate less seafood last year (bizjournals.com)
- A Blue View: From Bait to Plate (nationalaquarium.wordpress.com)
ASMI delivers another awesome video touting Alaska's treasured wild salmon. Alaskan salmon stocks are the pinnacle of sustainable fisheries and this video highlights the beauty and passion of commercial fishermen in their element. For those who believe that farmed salmon is an easy choice at the grocery store, open you're eyes and see where wild salmon come from. The world's best salmon come from the pristine waters off of the coast of Alaska. Don't settle for the rest, expect the best! Eat more Wild Alaskan Salmon
Via Youtube: UniSea, located in historic Dutch Harbor, Alaska is one of the largest Bering Sea processors. This short interview with President/CEO Terry Shaff underscores their commitment to Sustainable, Traceable, Alaskan seafood.