Alaskan pollock and Pacific whiting filets are two of the seafood and other agricultural products the US Department of Agriculture is buying in an effort to aid both those in need and producers hit hard by COVID.
To help buyers better communicate their needs to seafood suppliers, FMI’s Seafood Strategy Leadership Council has developed a fillable form retailers and wholesalers can use to send seafood product specifications to suppliers.
Demand for seafood at the retail grocery level has soared during the pandemic, as stay-at-home chefs desperate for variety realize that they really can cook fish at home —it’s not a restaurant-only proposition.
Now more than ever, consumers are searching for clean foods with recognizable ingredients they can trust. At Vandemoortele, we launched our own Clean Label in 2020 as a transparent promise to clearly state our ingredients.