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Alabama Seafood Marketing Comes of Age With “Eat Alabama Seafood” Campaign


Alabama Seafood Marketing Comes of Age With “Eat Alabama Seafood” Campaign

Eat Alabama Seafood, a campaign by the Alabama Seafood Marketing Commission, combines the expertise of fisheries managers, the seafood industry, public relations personnel and the food service industry to expand the outreach about Alabama seafood.

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“Eat Gulf Seafood” Videos Tell Story of Seafood and Good Times


“Eat Gulf Seafood” Videos Tell Story of Seafood and Good Times

Joanne McNeely thinks she has found the perfect recipe to :Eat Gulf Seafood”. The Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition is currently in the process of producing a number of high quality videos showcasing seafood experts along the Texas to Florida coast.

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Louisiana’s Rouses Markets Acquires Six Belle Foods Stores In Alabama


Louisiana’s Rouses Markets Acquires Six Belle Foods Stores In Alabama

One of the largest independent grocers in the South, is bringing its famous andouille, boudin, boiled crawfish and other Gulf Coast favorites to Alabama. Family- Rouses Markets and operated Rouses Markets will take ownership of six former Belle Foods stores from Associated Wholesale Grocers, a retail-owner cooperative of which Rouses Markets is a member.

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GSI Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Role of Certification in Sustainable Fishing


GSI Testifies Before Senate Subcommittee on Role of Certification in Sustainable Fishing

A strong voice for the Gulf seafood communities in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida has presented written testimony to the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard on the topic of third-party sustainability certification of U.S. seafood, as well as its impact on the seafood community, consumers and the marketplace.

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Louisiana Chef Brings Dixie Fish Co. to Birmingham


Louisiana Chef Brings Dixie Fish Co. to Birmingham

Dixie Fish Co. relies on locally and regionally sourced ingredients. In addition to a host of Birmingham beers, there’s seafood fresh from the Gulf via Royal Lagoon Seafood in Theodore and Bon Secour Fisheries.

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Tropical Storm Karen Moves Downgraded To Tropical Depression


Tropical Storm Karen Moves Downgraded To Tropical Depression

Former Tropical Storm Karen, since downgraded to a depression, lumbered off Louisiana’s extreme southeast coast early Sunday as it threatened to unleash heavy rains on low-lying areas. All tropical storm warnings were discontinued earlier in the weekend after the system had been downgraded from a weak tropical storm off the north-central Gulf Coast.

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New Share the Gulf Coalition Seeks Fairness for Gulf Commercial Fishermen


New Share the Gulf Coalition Seeks Fairness for Gulf Commercial Fishermen

More than 130 chefs, restaurant owners, fishermen, seafood industry leaders and conservationists have come together to form a coalition to raise awareness and support for fishermen, restaurants, retail, consumers and tourism depending on fair access to fresh Gulf seafood.

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SeafoodSourceTV: GSI Board Member Chris Nelson on the Gulf Coast Seafood’s Future


SeafoodSourceTV: GSI Board Member Chris Nelson on the Gulf Coast Seafood’s Future

SeafoodSourceTV, Editor Sean Murphy talks with Chris Nelson, vice president of Alabama Bon Secour Fisheries and a member of the board of directors of the newly-formed Gulf Seafood Institute, an organization dedicated to researching, supporting and promoting the seafood industries in the U.S. Gulf coast.

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Gulf Seafood Institute Becomes Reality with $20,000 Grant from Ocean Conservancy


Gulf Seafood Institute Becomes Reality with $20,000 Grant from Ocean Conservancy

Recognizing the need for an integrated group dedicated to science and education in the Gulf, the Ocean Conservancy has pledged $20,000 seed money for the Gulf Seafood Institute. The institute’s vision is to establish a close working relationships with all the Gulf’s environmental and seafood organizations.

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