2015 Seafood Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

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Winners to be Presented at Seafood Expo North America

Seafood Excellence Awards

The 12 finalists for the 2015 Seafood Excellence Awards, the prestigious best new products competition held in conjunction with Seafood Expo North America, have been announced. Winners of the competition will be presented during the Seafood Excellence Awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 3:30pm during the Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America in Boston.

The Seafood Excellence Awards annually recognize the product leaders in the North American seafood market. Each year, exhibitors at the event have the opportunity to submit their new products for consideration. Products are evaluated by three seafood industry experts based on their uniqueness and appropriateness to the market, taste profile, packaging, market potential, convenience, nutritional value and originality.

The 2015 twelve finalists were selected from more than 70 entries in the exposition’s New Product Showcase and compete for two awards: Best New Foodservice Product and Best New Retail Product.

The finalists for the 2015 Seafood Excellence Awards are:

Absolutely Lobster, Booth #2916
Absolutely Lobster® Truffle Butter

Bumble Bee Seafoods, Booth #2507
Bumble Bee Superfresh® Seared Ahi Tuna with Garlic Peppercorn Rub

Cheating Gourmet, Booth #2914
Crab Crostini

Fine Food Factory, Inc., Booth #2713
Seafood Paella

G. Kallimanis S.A., Booth #2383
Dorade (Greek Seabream) Fillet with Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Golden Fresh Sdn Bhd, Booth #1704
Firecracker Squid Chunk

High Liner Foods, Booth #1005
Pulled BBQ Salmon

High Liner Foods, Booth #1005
Fish n™ Chips on a Stick

King & Prince Seafood, Booth #505

Marine Harvest USA, Booth #217
Rebel Fish Salmon with Sauce

Trident Seafoods, Booth #805
Louis Kemp® Sriracha Crab Delights

Yihe Corporation, Booth #2305
Alaskan Jack's

Each finalist’s product will be showcased during the three-day event in Boston.

The Seafood Excellence Awards serves as the North American extension of the Seafood Prix d’Elite new product competition, held at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium. Both, Seafood Excellence Awards and Seafood Prix d’Elite, are organized by Diversified Communications, producers of the Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global and Seafood Expo Asia.

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. SeafoodSource.com is the official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media. For more information, visit: http://www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america

About Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company providing market access, education and information through global, national and regional face-to-face events, eMedia, publications and television stations. Diversified serves a number of industries including: seafood, food service, natural and organic, healthcare, commercial marine and business management. The company's global seafood portfolio of expositions and media includes Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, Seafood Expo Asia and SeafoodSource.com. Diversified Communications, in partnership with SeaWeb, also produces SeaWeb Seafood Summit, the world’s premier seafood conference on sustainability. Based in Portland, Maine, USA, Diversified has divisions in the Eastern United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Thailand and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: http://www.divcom.com

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