Symphony of Seafood Showcases New Alaska Seafood Products
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Sit News] by Laine Welch - January 24, 2017
Candied salmon ice cream…poke snack kits…salmon bisque baby food… fish skin tote bags and pet oils – those are among the more than 20 new items to be revealed this week at the industry’s most popular annual seafood soiree: the Alaska Symphony of Seafood, where the public is invited to taste and vote on their favorites.
Now in its 24th year, the event attracts commercially ready entries from major companies to small “Mom and Pop’s” who frequently take home the top prizes. Bambino’s Baby Food of Anchorage, for example, won grand prize for its Hali Halibut last winter and is entered again this go around.
The goal of the Symphony is to encourage development of new Alaska seafood products and broaden markets. It gets its steam from a “rising tide floats all boats” push by the forward-thinking, Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, host of the event...
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