Washington, D.C.-based Blue Circle Foods has always only sold cod certified by the Washington, D.C.-based sustainability watchdog group Marine Stewardship Council, says David Pilat, Blue Circle’s vice president of business development.
Tilapia remains a solid top 10 category performer when it comes to retail consumption and sales, and it’s not uncommon to see it in the top 5, says Bob Tate, national sales manager for Miami-based Aquabest Seafood LLC.
Rainbow trout, long a favorite of fish connoisseurs, has begun swimming a little closer to the surface of consumer consciousness, says Peter Fritsch, president of Palmyra, Wisconsin-based Rushing Waters Fisheries.
DNA barcoding of more than 1400 Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) labelled products has shown that less than 1% were mislabeled, compared with a reported average global seafood mislabeling rate of 30%, according to a new study.
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.