News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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Health & Welfare

Study ties animal welfare practices to consumer purchasing

There’s an opportunity to expand the U.S. market for farmed seafood if the aquaculture industry were to more widely adopt humane production practices, according to a study by Changing Tastes and Datassential. 


Farmed seafood makes sense

Aquaculture has a great story to tell. The industry creates healthful products with economic benefits and does so with increasing environmental stewardship. But that story needs better telling with credible, science-based facts and with transparency and responsibility. 

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Telling aquaculture’s story, with every sale

In his latest piece for the Advocate, industry veteran Phil Walsh, VP of Growth for Alfa Gamma Seafood Group in Miami, says aquaculture stakeholders should seize every opportunity to promote their products’ positive attributes in the face of stiff opposition. 


U.S. chefs lack seafood sustainability, aquaculture knowledge

A GAA-commissioned survey sought to determine the knowledge level of seafood sustainability and farmed seafood in the foodservice industry. The results suggest a need to engage professional chefs through the sources they trust: suppliers. 


Consumer survey explores farmed, wild seafood perceptions

What do shoppers really think about farmed and wild seafood? Commissioned by The Fishin’ Co. and the Global Aquaculture Alliance, an extensive survey conducted earlier this year sought to determine the key drivers in consumers’ seafood purchasing habits and their