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ALASKA’S SUMMER SALMON SEASON KICKS OFF TODAY Harvest projected to be fifth largest since statehood

May 16, 2011. Juneau, Alaska – Alaska’s summer salmon season kicks off today. This year’s projected harvest of 203 million fish would mark the fifth largest salmon season for the state. For the first time recent USDA 2010 Dietary Guidelines are advising Americans to eat eight ounces of seafood rich in omega-3s per week for […]

WILD ALASKA HALIBUT JOINS ALASKA SALMON IN RESPONSIBLE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

Juneau, Alaska. May 9, 2011 – Alaska halibut is the second of Alaska’s major commercial fisheries to be awarded the FAO Based Responsible Fisheries Management Certification. This independent, third party certification is based on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and the FAO Guidelines for Ecolabelling of […]

New Alaska Seafood Recipe Book for Kid’s Menus

Juneau, Alaska. May 2, 2011 – The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has released a new recipe book titled “Go Fish! Little Bites for Little Tykes.” This new resource is free of charge to foodservice professionals, and can be ordered by calling 800.806.2497. According to the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Americans should be eating more […]

New Alaska Seafood Snacking Recipe Book

Juneau, Alaska. April 18, 2011 – The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has released a new recipe book titled “Northern Noshes.” This new resource is free of charge to foodservice professionals, and can be ordered by calling 800.806.2497. Alaska seafood is a great fit for operators looking for ways to maximize flavor and quality through […]

Alaska Fish Taco People’s Choice Winner Crowned

Juneau, Alaska. March 16, 2011 – Lauren Wyler of Austin, Texas and her Alaska Jerk Fish Tacos with Maple Mango Slaw topped nineteen other contestants to claim the Wild Alaska Fish Taco People’s Choice Award. The contest, sponsored by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, was part of the 1st Ever Wild Alaska Fish Taco Recipe […]

WILD ALASKA SALMON EARNS NEW RESPONSIBLE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

Juneau, Alaska. March 16, 2011 – Alaska Salmon is the first of Alaska’s major commercial fisheries to be awarded the independent, third-party Responsible Fisheries Management Certification. This certification is based on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and the FAO Guidelines for Ecolabelling of Fish and Fishery […]

WILD ALASKA SALMON EARNS NEW RESPONSIBLE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

Juneau, Alaska. March 16, 2011 – Alaska Salmon is the first of Alaska’s major commercial fisheries to be awarded the independent, third-party Responsible Fisheries Management Certification. This certification is based on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and the FAO Guidelines for Ecolabelling of Fish and Fishery […]

Alaska Halibut And Black Cod Season Opens March 12, 2011

Juneau, Alaska. March 11, 2011 –The wild Alaska halibut and black cod season opens tomorrow in Alaska. This year’s Total Allowable Catch (TACs) for Alaska halibut and black cod are set at 32.5 and 35.4 million pounds, respectively. The season will extend into mid-November, with frozen product available year-round. Alaska is home to one of […]

Alaska’s Halibut and Black Cod Season Opens Tomorrow

March 11, 2011. Juneau, Alaska – The 2011 wild Alaska halibut and black cod (sablefish) season opens tomorrow, March 12, 2011. Statewide catch limits for Alaska halibut and black cod are set at 32.5 million pounds and 35.4 million pounds, respectively. Alaska boasts one of the largest populations of wild Pacific halibut and black cod […]

BEST ALASKA FISH TACO FOUND IN MONTANA – Voting for People’s Choice Award Starts February 15, 2011

Juneau, Alaska. February 15, 2011 – The winner of the 1st Ever Wild Alaska Fish Taco Recipe Contest is Edwina Gadsby of Great Falls, Montana. Gadsby’s winning recipe is titled: Black Thai Grilled Alaska Cod Tacos with Green Papaya Slaw and Sambal Crema. The contest, hosted by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) and celebrity […]