2014 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists

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2014 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

Winners to be Presented at Seafood Expo North America

The Seafood Excellence Awards-the prestigious best new products competition held in conjunction with Seafood Expo North America, formerly the International Boston Seafood Show –announced this year’s finalists.

The Seafood Excellence Awards–an extension of the Seafood Prix d’Elite new product competition at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium–give generous praise and exposure to the products fostering innovation in the seafood industry.

Finalists compete for two awards: Best New Foodservice Product and Best New Retail Product. Products are evaluated on criteria including uniqueness, taste profile, packaging, marketing potential, and nutritional value.

This year’s ten finalists were hand-selected from more than 70 entries in the highly-competitive New Product Showcase, which will be featured at the Seafood Expo North America, held March 16-18, 2014.

The finalists for the 2014 Seafood Excellence Awards are:

Phillips / SeaWings

Cornetfish

The Santa Barbara Smokehouse

Cambridge House Private Reserve Smoked Salmon with Truffle

Aqua Star

Harvest Grain Wild Alaskan Cod

Uoriki Fresh, Inc.

Sushi At Home

High Liner Foods

Flame-Seared Guinness Barbecue Glazed Atlantic Salmon

Freskot USA/Kontoveros SA

Freskot Seafood Burgers

King & Prince Seafood

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp

The MacKnight Food Group

MacKnight Capt. Jim’s Breakfast Sausage

Handy International Incorporated

Fiesta Chipotle Fish Cakes

Gradient Aquaculture Ltd.

Pasta del MAR

The winners will be announced at the Seafood Excellence Awards ceremony in the Demonstration Theater in the Exhibit Hall, Booth 2567 on Sunday, March 16 at 3:30 p.m.

View all of the entries or register for Seafood Expo North America by visiting www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america.

Posted by Erica Schmucker
03/12/14