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ALABAMA & GULF SEAFOOD SHINE AT WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS


ALABAMA & GULF SEAFOOD SHINE AT WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS

World Seafood Champ among many titles on the line for 1,100+ chefs and home cooks Orange Beach, AL – Alabama Gulf Seafood takes center stage Saturday as the the world’s largest Food Sport competition, held in Orange Beach this week, enters the final round in its search for World Seafood Champ. A field of 43 […]

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GSI Members Join Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council


GSI Members Join Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council

Two Louisiana Gulf Seafood Institute board members have been appointed to the Louisiana Sea Grant Advisory Council which each year reviews the organizations selected activities and provides counsel regarding program focus, development and operations.

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Boat Loads of Excitement and Shrimp Open New Delcambre Docks and Pavillion


Boat Loads of Excitement and Shrimp Open New Delcambre Docks and Pavillion

With the sounds of the Tee Chaoui Trio Band, the Babineaux Sisters and The Beau Young Band rocking into the night, the new Bayou Carlin Cove dock recently opened in Delcambre, La. The opening culminates a seven-year effort by the Twin Parish Port Commission to fund and construct the $4 million facility.

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Mississippi Seafood Trail Promotes Wild-Caught Gulf Seafood


Mississippi Seafood Trail Promotes Wild-Caught Gulf Seafood

Mississippi’s first seafood trail of restaurants has been established by the Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association. “Summer of Seafood 2014” was created to promote restaurants that proudly serve wild-caught, genuine Gulf seafood.

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Thailand Listed as Tier 3 Human Trafficking Country, Possible Sanctions Could Affect Gulf Shrimp Prices


Thailand Listed as Tier 3 Human Trafficking Country,  Possible Sanctions Could Affect Gulf Shrimp Prices

Thailand, a major provider of shrimp and other seafood to the U.S., is now aTier-3 country in a recently released Trafficking In Persons Report. The announcement made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department.

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New GSI Executive Director Margaret Henderson, An Influential Voice For The Gulf


New GSI Executive Director Margaret Henderson, An Influential Voice For The Gulf

The Gulf of Mexico seafood community is gaining Margaret Henderson, one of the strongest seafood legislative advocates on Capitol Hill, as the new voice for the Gulf as the Executive Director of GSI.

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GSI Joins Senator Mary Landrieu in Support of Seafood in Pregnant Moms’ Diets


GSI Joins Senator Mary Landrieu in Support of Seafood in Pregnant Moms’ Diets

New moms, and moms-to-be, should eat two to three servings of seafood each week according to a new study by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Sustainability and Traceability Key at Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainable Foods Institute


Sustainability and Traceability Key at Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainable Foods Institute

Sustainability and traceability, along with the effects of climate change and other environmental issues, are topics leading the conversation at the Sustainable Foods Institute at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Cooking for Solutions conference.

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New Orleans Food Truck Travels the Texas Trail Serving Louisiana Hospitality


New Orleans Food Truck Travels the Texas Trail Serving Louisiana  Hospitality

Bringing a food truck into a city known for great food trucks takes a lot of chutzpah, but if one city can pull it off it is definitely New Orleans.

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Great American Seafood Cook-0ff Expands to Cover Gulf; GSI Partners with Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Restaurant Association and Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition


Great American Seafood Cook-0ff Expands to Cover Gulf; GSI Partners with Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission, Louisiana Restaurant Association and Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition

The Great American Seafood Cook-Off expands to begin a new chapter under the leadership of four Gulf seafood institutions.

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Gulf Seafood Kicks Off Seafood Expo North America, the Boston Seafood Show


Gulf Seafood Kicks Off Seafood Expo North America, the Boston Seafood Show

Gulf of Mexico seafood kicked off the conference program schedule for the 2014 Seafood Expo North America, better known as the Boston Seafood Show.

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Kristin McLaren Leaves Louisiana Seafood Board for New Chef Folse Foundation


Kristin McLaren Leaves Louisiana Seafood Board for New Chef Folse Foundation

Kristin McLaren, the assistant executive director who served as interim executive director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board during its transition from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to the Office of Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne, has resigned.

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Construction Under Way for Fast Growing Folse Culinary Institute


Construction Under Way for Fast Growing Folse Culinary Institute

Chef Randy Cheramie, the executive director of the John Folse Culinary Institute, is glad to see construction progress being made on the new home for the program at Nicholls State University, but for him it can’t happen fast enough.

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Rouses Supermarkets Opens New Alabama Stores In Time for Lent


Rouses Supermarkets Opens New Alabama Stores In Time for Lent

Rouses Supermarkets invasion into Alabama has began with the opening of stores in both Mobile and Gulf Shores.

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Gulf Wild Sets Sail in New Direction


Gulf Wild Sets Sail in New Direction

Gulf Wild, an organization known for branding fishery conservation in the Gulf of Mexico by inspiring positive change from the fishermen to the end-consumer, has reformed as a not-for-profit and hired a full-time staff.

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