Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Trident Seafoods Protein Noodles Win Symphony’s Grand Prize

Protein Noodles from Trident Seafoods, made with sustainable, wild caught Alaska Pollock, have claimed top honors in the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation’s 2019 Alaska Symphony of Seafood. The competition’s top award was announced on the evening of Feb. 19 in Juneau, Alaska.

Each eight-ounce packet of the noodles, which can be served hot or cold, contains 10 grams of protein and 70 calories. The noodles are very low in cholesterol. Serving suggestions range from adding marinara sauce and meatballs, tossing themd with pesto sauce and roasted vegetables, or mixing them with chicken and coconut curry sauce to simply adding them to a favorite salad.

Winners in the Symphony’s 26th annual competition for retail, food service and beyond-the-plate competition, based on eating experience, price ad potential for commercial success, were announced in mid-November.

The Protein Noodles, made with Alaska Pollock surimi, won first place in retail competition, while Tai Foong’s Alaska Cod Dumplings claimed top honors among food service entries, and Alaska Naturals Pet Products’ Wild Alaska Pollock Oil won in the Beyond the Plate competition. Alaska Naturals is a division of Trident Seafoods.

AFDF also noted that Trident’s Protein Noodles was voted the Seattle People’s Choice favorite by participants in the gala held during the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle, Wash.

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