National Fisherman


In this year's Alaska Symphony of Seafood new-product contest, a distinguished panel of judges, composed of industry chefs and experts, bestowed the grand prize on Tilgner's Specialized Smoked Seafood Products for their Ruby Red Ole World Scottish Style Cold Smoked Sockeye Salmon.

02.18.14 symphonyThe product also took home the first-place prize for new smoked product, and the Anchorage People's Choice award.

Since 1994, the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation has conducted the Alaska Symphony of Seafood to celebrating creative and innovative seafood products that feature Alaska seafood as their main ingredient. A complete list of winning products is below.

Seattle People's Choice
Cod Fillets with Sundried Tomato Pesto, Orca Bay Seafoods, Inc.

Anchorage People's Choice
Tilgner's Ruby Red Ole World Scottish Style Cold Smoked Sockeye Salmon, Tilgner's Specialized Smoked Seafood Products LLC

Grand Prize
Tilgner's Ruby Red Ole World Scottish Style Cold Smoked Sockeye Salmon, Tilgner's Specialized Smoked Seafood Products LLC

Food Service
1st: Trident Redi Grilled Pollock, Trident Seafoods Corporation

Retail
1st: Ocean Beauty Salmon Jerky - Black Pepper, Ocean Beauty Seafoods

2nd: Trident Wild Alaskan Beer Battered Cod,Trident Seafoods Corporation

3rd: Fisherman's Favorites: Wild Alaska Salmon Portions (Keta Salmon), Copper River Seafoods

Smoked Products
1st: Tilgner's Ruby Red Ole World Scottish Style Cold Smoked Sockeye Salmon, Tilgner's Specialized Smoked Seafood Products LLC

2nd: Little Sammies in a Blanket, AquaCuisine LLC

3rd: Ocean Beauty Salmon Jerky - Original Flavor, Ocean Beauty Seafoods

 

Inside the Industry

The American Fisheries Society is honoring recently retired Florida Institute of Oceanography director Bill Hogarth with the Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award — one of the nation's premier awards in fisheries science - in recognition of his long career and leadership in preserving some of the world's most threatened species, advocating for environmental protections and leading Florida's scientific response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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The Marine Stewardship Council has appointed Eric Critchlow as the new U.S. Program Director. Critchlow will be based in the MSC US headquarters in Seattle. He is a former vice president of Lusamerica Foods and has over 35 years in the seafood industry.

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