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National Fisheries Institute Launches Salmon Council

Lucy Towers
19 March 2013, at 12:00am

US - The National Fisheries Institute has officially announced the formation of The Salmon Council. The Councils mission is to provide a strong voice to promote all salmon in the US Market.

The Salmon Council Chairman is Rick Speed of Icicle Seafoods. “We will seek a ‘one voice’ approach to work on joint projects designed to grow the US market,” said Speed. “We have a unique opportunity to work together to increase salmon consumption in this country.”

Inaugural members of the Salmon Council include: Icicle Seafoods, Inland Seafood, King & Prince Seafood Corporation, Marine Harvest USA, Mazzetta Company LLC, Morey's Seafood International, LLC, The Norwegian Seafood Council and Seattle Fish Company.

“The Salmon Council’s first point of business is to review the existing US consumer research and pinpoint where we can make an impact,” said Mr Speed. “We encourage other companies in the market to join The Council.”

Established in 2013 the National Fisheries Institute’s Salmon Council provides a strong voice to promote all salmon in the US Market.