Raft of Frozens Make Seafood Excellence Global Final Cut

Finalists for the Seafood Excellence Global awards competition were announced on April 3 by Diversified Communications, organizer of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, which will take place April 25-27 in Brussels, Belgium. As is the case every year, many frozen products are on the list.

The competition features and recognizes the best seafood products represented at the exposition. All entries will be displayed at Seafood Excellence Global stand P-4619-4635 at the Brussels Expo fairgrounds, and winners will be celebrated at an awards ceremony and reception on April 25, 6:15-8 PM, in Auditorium 2000.

Two grand prizes will be awarded for the Best Retail Product and the Best Hotel/Restaurant/Catering (HORECA) Product. Five special awards will be presented for innovation, convenience, health and nutrition, retail packaging and seafood product line.

This year’s 43 finalists representing 15 countries are:

  • Hyva Apaja Oven-ready Boneless Rainbow Trout Fillet from Ab Chipsters Fod Oy – Finland
  • lobster meatLobster Meat from Cozy Harbor Seafood Inc. is one of two products from the company that made the finals. Each features trap caught lobster harvested from waters off the coast of Maine.Lobster Meat from Cozy Harbor Seafood Inc. – USA
  • Twin Lobster Tails from Cozy Harbor Seafood Inc. – USA
  • Gratinated Codfish Brandade from Delpierre – France
  • Potato Gratin with Smoked Salmon and Vegetables from Delpierre – France
  • Risotto with Smoked Salmon, Mushrooms and Parmesan from Delpierre – France
  • Sushi Mix – Visiopack from Delpierre – France
  • Tranches de Saumon from Delpierre – France
  • Disas Smoked Trout Mousse from Disas Caviar Oy Ltd. – Finland
  • Disas Trout Caviar Mousse from Disas Caviar Oy Ltd. – Finland
  • Skinpacked MSC Smoked Cod Back from E. Fournier Fils – France
  • Golden Fresh fish churros elertFrozen Raw Fish Churros from Golden Fresh of Malaysia is in the running for a top prize.Frozen Raw Fish Churros from Golden Fresh SDN BHD – Malaysia
  • Kuro Prawns from Golden Fresh SDN BHD – Malaysia
  • Marinated Seaweed from Globe Export – Algues de Bretagne – France
  • 5-minute-Fish Alaska Pollock Yogurt Cucumber & Dill from Greenland Seafood Europe GmbH – Germany
  • Greenland Still 5 Min Cucumber DillGreenland Seafood Europe GmbH of Germany made the final cut with its 5-minute-Fish Alaska Pollock Yogurt Cucumber & Dill ready meal offering.Smoked Trout from Guyader Gastronomie – France
  • Flame Grilled Cold Smoked Salmon from Hunt Fish Group Ltd. – Estonia
  • Duo Seafood Umani Sauce/Umami Dressing from iASC Atlantic Seafood Company/Keohanes – Ireland
  • Zigmas Bismarck Marinated Herring Fillet from ICECO Zuvis, UAB – Lithuania
  • Mussels & Italian Herbs from Koninklijke Prins & Dingemanse – Netherlands
  • Royal Dutch Smoked – Catfish from Koninklijke Prins & Dingemanse – Netherlands  
  • Sashimi Nori Smoked Salmon with Teriyaki Sauce from Labeyrie Fine Foods International – France
  • Smoked Scallops from Parcs Saint Kerber – France
  • Ceviche from Leroy Seafood AS – Norway
  • Gyoza from Leroy Seafood AS – Norway
  • Apero Trio Mini Tartares from Marine Harvest – France
  • Apero Trio Mini Wraps from Marine Harvest – France
  • Wooden Basket Salmon Crumble from Marine Harvest – France
  • Cod Mousseline from Marine Harvest – France
  • Melting Heart Salmon Roll from Marine Harvest – France
  • Marine Harvest Pieters bbq salmon tournedos 1No less than 17 products from Marine Harvest are in the final competition, including this BBQ Salmon Tournedos offering from the Bergen, Norway-headquartered company’s Marine Harvest Pieters division in Brugge, Belgium.Smoked Salmon Christmas Baubles from Marine Harvest – France  
  • BBQ Salmon Tournedos from Marine Harvest Pieters – Belgium
  • Whitefish Tortilla Mediterranean from Marine Harvest Pieters – Belgium
  • Frozen Smoke Roasted Salmon MAP  from Multiexport Foods S.A. – Chile 
  • Sliced Salmon Loin Yaki Nori from Salm Invest – Belgium
  • Fresh North Sea Shrimp, Machine Peeled from Shore nv – Belgium
  • Cristaux de la Mer from Vichiunai Europe N.V. – Belgium
  • Herrings Drops from Vichiunai Europe N.V. – Belgium
  • Salmo’Norm from Vichiunai Europe N.V. – Belgium
  • Vilsund Blue Bites from Vilsund Blue A/S – Denmark  
  • Teriyaki basaWill Basa Teriyaki from Vietnam’s Vinh Hoan Corporation win a Seafood Excellence Global Award in Brussels? The answer will be forthcoming on April 25.Basa Teriyaki from Vinh Hoan – Vietnam
  • Shrimp & Spinach Fritters from Westcoast Frozen Foods Pvt Ltd. – India
  • Shrimp Indé Cone from Westcoast Frozen Foods Pvt Ltd. – India