Fish & Seafood

Frozen Products Dominate Seafood Excellence 2023 Awards Contenders

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Finalists have been announced in 2023 Seafood Excellence Awards competition, and as always frozen products are well represented in the Seafood Expo North America event. Winners will be revealed on March 12, at 3:30 PM in the Demonstration Theater of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

The Seafood Excellence Awards annually recognize product leaders. Exhibitors at the show have the opportunity to submit their new products for consideration by three seafood industry experts who make evaluations based on uniqueness and appropriateness to the market, taste profile, packaging, market potential, convenience, nutritional value and originality.

The 2023 finalists were selected from 71 entries in the exposition’s New Product Showcase and compete for two awards: Best New Foodservice Product and Best New Retail Product.

Finalists in the Foodservice Category are:

• King & Prince Seafood – Honey Butter Biscuit Shrimp (pictured above)
• Multiexport Foods, Inc. – Frozen Atlantic Salmon, Trim D Fillet/Skin on Fillet, Certified Carbon-Neutral
• Netuno USA – Tambaqui Ribs

Finalists in the Retail Category are:

• Aquamar Seafood – Day’s Catch Fish Fillet Smoked Haddock
• Choice Canning Company, Inc. – Clam Bake
• East Coast Seafood – Snow Crab Hot Pot

• Peter Pan Seafood – Wild-Caught Alaska Sockeye Salmon with Kelp Chimichurri
• Secret Island – Smoked Coho Salmon Bacon
• Tai Foong USA – Shrimp Miso Ramen
• Thunder’s Catch – Wild Salmon Chowder
• Wholey Seafood – KLT Global – Shrimp au Gratin

Each finalist’s product, and all other new products submitted for the competition, will be displayed in the New Product Showcase during the three-day event in Boston, which runs through March 14.