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2016 Seafood Excellence Award Finalists Revealed

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:09 pm

The 12 finalists for the 2016 Seafood Excellence Awards, to be presented at Seafood Expo North America in March, have been announced. Winners of the competition will be presented with awards during a ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 6, in the Demonstration Theater of the Boston Convention Center.

The Seafood Excellence Awards recognize the product leaders in the North American seafood market. Each year, exhibitors have the opportunity to submit their new products for consideration. Products are evaluated by three seafood industry experts based on their uniqueness and appropriateness to the market, taste profile, packaging, market potential, convenience, nutritional value and originality.

The 2016 finalists were selected from nearly 60 entries in the exposition’s New Product Showcase and compete for two awards: Best New Foodservice Product and Best New Retail Product.

The finalists for the 2016 Seafood Excellence Awards are:

• Absolutely Lobster, Booth No. 3014, Absolutely Lobster Homemade Tomato Sauces

• Alaskan Jack’s Seafood Corporation, Booth No. 2305, Frontier Harvest Alaskan Jack’s Gold Premium Pineapple-Teriyaki Sockeye

• Aqua Star, Booth No. 2005, Crab & Shrimp Seafood Feast

• Azuma Foods International Inc., USA, Booth No. 321, Tobikko Umami

• Bantry Bay America Inc., Booth No. 2957, Mussels in a Creamy Stout Sauce

• French Creek Seafoods, Booth No. 2833, Kickin’ Seafood Chili

• High Liner Foods, Booth No. 1005, Simply Sauce Seafood Bites

• Phillips Foods, Booth No. 959, Shrimp Toast

• Premier Marine Canada, Booth No. 2981, Waterview Market Shrimp with Sauce

• Santa Barbara Smokehouse, Booth No. 2310, Honey Glazed Oak Roasted Salmon

• Trident Seafoods, Booth No. 805, SeaFusions Pacific Cod Bites

• Vinh Hoan Corp., Booth No. 2742, Char Marked Barramundi

Each finalist’s product will be showcased during the three-day show, March 6-8.

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