2014 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

The Seafood Excellence Awards – the best new products competition held in conjunction with Seafood Expo North America, formerly the International Boston Seafood Show – announced this year’s finalists. The awards are an extension of the Seafood Prix d’Elite new product competition at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium.

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, Booth #1019 – Cornetfish
  • The Santa Barbara Smokehouse, Booth #2310 – Cambridge House Private Reserve Smoked Salmon with Truffle
  • Aqua Star, Booth #2005 – Harvest Grain Wild Alaskan Cod
  • Uoriki Fresh, Inc., Booth #1057 – Sushi At Home
  • High Liner Foods, Booth #1005 – Flame-Seared Guinness Barbecue Glazed Atlantic Salmon
  • Freskot USA/Kontoveros SA, Booth #2716 – Freskot Seafood Burgers
  • King & Prince Seafood, Booth #505 – Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Shrimp
  • The MacKnight Food Group, Booth #2459 – MacKnight Capt. Jim’s Breakfast Sausage
  • Handy International Incorporated, Booth #823 – Fiesta Chipotle Fish Cakes
  • Gradient Aquaculture Ltd., Booth #2546 – 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.

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