ASMI News

July 19th, 2016
Posted in: ASMI Meetings

IMC Meeting

A meeting of the ASMI International Marketing Committee will be held August 2, 2016 at Glacier Fish Co. located at, 2320 W. Commodore Way, Ste. 200 Seattle, WA 98199; beginning at 9:00 AM PT. For more information about this event, please contact Hannah Lindoff at (907) 465-5560 or hlindoff@alaskaseafood.org.  Individuals requiring auxiliary aids please call 1(907) 465-5560,… Read more »


July 12th, 2016
Posted in: News, RFM Certification

GSSI Recognizes Alaska RFM

GSSI recognizes the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management Certification Program On July 12, 2016, the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) Steering Board announced its recognition of the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Program. GSSI’s recognition shows that the Alaska RFM Program (Fisheries Standard V 1.3, effective January 1, 2016) meets the FAO Guidelines for the… Read more »


June 14th, 2016
Posted in: Food Aid, Industry, News

Alaska Herring Development Project

  Six years ago, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, with the help and support of UFA and the State of Alaska undertook the Alaska Herring Development Project with the goal of helping the Alaska Seafood Industry create a sustainable market for Alaska Herring as a human food product. Click here to read the full report…. Read more »


June 14th, 2016
Posted in: Industry, International, News

ASMI International Expands to 27 Countries

In response to the political situation in the Russian market, specifically the import ban on US agricultural products including most Alaska seafood products, the IMC asked ASMI to explore market potential for salmon roe in other Eastern European countries. In 2013 Alaska salmon roe direct exports to Russia were worth $46,594,000. In 2015 no direct… Read more »


June 3rd, 2016
Posted in: News, RFM Certification

60-Day Public Comment Period Now Open!

  FISHERIES STANDARD VERSION 2.0 Open for 60-Day Public Comment Click Here             June 6, 2016 — The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is conducting a 60-day Public Comment Period for the Alaska Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) Certification Fisheries Standard Version 2.0 (V 2.0). This is the first full review… Read more »