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

 

National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 3/10/15

In this episode, Online Editor Leslie Taylor talks with Mike McLouglin, vice president of Dunlop Industrial and Protective Footwear.

National Fisherman Live: 2/24/15

In this episode:

March date set for disaster aid dispersal
Oregon LNG project could disrupt fishing
NOAA tweaks gear marking requirement
N.C. launches first commercial/recreational dock
Spiny lobster traps limits not well received

Inside the Industry

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is required by state statute to appoint someone to the Board of Fisheries by today, Tuesday, May 19. However, his efforts to fill the seat have gone unfulfilled since he took office in January. The seven-member board serves as an in-state fishery management council for fisheries in state waters.

The resignation of Walker’s director of Boards and Commissions, Karen Gillis, fanned the flames of controversy late last week.

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Keith Decker, president and COO of High Liner Foods, will take over for the outgoing CEO, Harry Demone, who will assume the role as chairman of the board of directors. The Lunenburg, Nova Scotia-based seafood supplier boasts sales in excess of $310 million (American) for the first quarter of the year.

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