2014 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

Winners to be Presented at Seafood Expo North America

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March 16-18, 2014 Boston, MA, USA

Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 09, 2014

The Seafood Excellence Awards—the prestigious best new products competition held in conjunction with Seafood Expo North America, formerly the International Boston Seafood Show --announced this year’s finalists.

The Seafood Excellence Awards--an extension of the Seafood Prix d’Elite new product competition at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium--give generous praise and exposure to the products fostering innovation in the seafood industry.

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 into the Seafood Excellence Awards

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About Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America
Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America, formerly called the International Boston Seafood Show and Seafood Processing America, is North America's largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies. Exhibiting suppliers offer the newest seafood products, processing and packaging equipment, and services available in the seafood market. The exposition is sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute and is co-located with the New England Food Show. SeaFood Business magazine and SeafoodSource.com are official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media. http://www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america

About Diversified Communications
Based in Portland, Maine, USA, Diversified Communications provides information and market access through face-to-face events, publications, and eMedia. Diversified Communications serves several industries, including seafood, food service, natural and organic, commercial marine, healthcare, and business management. The company's global seafood portfolio of expositions and media includes Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, Seafood Expo Globla/Seafood Processing Global, Seafood Expo Asia, Seafood Expo Southern Europe, SeaFood Business magazine, and SeafoodSource.com. The company operates divisions in Australia, Hong Kong, India, the UK, and Canada. http://www.divcom.com