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: 12/16/14

In this episode, Bruce Buls, WorkBoat's technical editor, interviews Long Island lobsterman John Aldridge, who survived for 12 hours after falling overboard in the dead of night. Aldridge was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Pacific Marine Expo, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.

Inside the Industry

NOAA, in consultation with the Department of the Interior, has appointed 10 new members to the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The 20-member committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience who advise the departments of commerce and the interior on ways to strengthen and connect the nation's MPA programs. The new members join the 10 continuing members appointed in 2012.

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