Almost every year, ASMI invites chefs and media influencers for an Alaska seafood culinary retreat. We call it the ‘familiarization trip’ or “FAM trip” for short.
2018 FAM trip attendee and food expert Chadwick Boyd demonstrated how to cook with wild Alaska salmon on a segment with CNN. Chadwick shared shopping tips for Alaska salmon, including buying fresh-frozen in stores or online and always looking for "Alaska." ... See MoreSee Less
If you are interested in serving on an ASMI Operational or Species Committee, we are currently accepting applications now through September 30th.
Terms run for 3 years. Operational Committees typically meet 3-4 times per year, Species Committees meet 1-2 times per year. For more information, including how to submit your application, click on the link provided.
ASMI Japan conducted Alaska seafood fairs at nine outlets of Sogo Seibu Department Store, a subsidiary of Seven & I Holdings, from August 1 – 7. The fairs featured Atka mackerel, sablefish, sockeye salmon, rockfish, salmon roe, Alaska pollock roe, and herring roe. ... See MoreSee Less
Recent news stories have raised concerns about the transmission of COVID-19 via seafood or its packaging. Global health experts continue to affirm that COVID-19 is not a foodborne illness.
There is no evidence that the virus that causes COVID-19 can be transmitted through food or food packaging. Seafood is a vital part of a healthy diet and remains a safe, smart choice. Stay up to date on the facts and science here: www.alaskaseafood.org/foodsafetycovid19/... See MoreSee Less
U.S. fishermen impacted by retaliatory tariffs may now qualify for U.S. Department of Agriculture funding available through the Seafood Trade Relief Program, a $530 million relief program that is “part of a relief strategy to support fishermen and other producers while the administration continues to work on free, fair and reciprocal trade deals to open more markets to help American farmers compete globally".
Many thanks to Alaska's congressional delegation and seafood industry advocates who worked hard to get this program in place. ... See MoreSee Less
Hannah Lindoff, senior director of Global Marketing and Strategy for ASMI, is a guest author for National Fisherman's latest Northern Lights. Hannah explains that even though we are apart, the world has grown nearer in many ways.
"Consumers around the world report they are cooking new foods for the first time, with many of them now also teaching their children to cook." ... See MoreSee Less
ASMI South America partnered with the head nutritionist of a leading soccer team in Brazil to introduce Alaska seafood to the Athlete’s diets. The nutritionist, Mirtes Stancanelli, attended ASMI’s nutrition workshop held in December 2019 and has been partnering with ASMI since.
The first chilled Wild Alaska Pollock line has launched in Waitrose & Partners stores last week; the product will be on sale in 222 stores across the UK. This is the first time New England Seafood (NESI) has launched a Wild Alaska Pollock offer. ... See MoreSee Less