Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Symphony of Seafood to Hold Alaska Legislative Reception on Feb. 24

The 2020 Alaska Symphony of Seafood will honor winners of its retail, food service and Beyond the Plate competitions during its annual legislative reception in Juneau, Alaska, on Feb. 24. The event is co-hosted by the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation and United Fishermen of Alaska.

Previously announced first place winners include

• Retail division: Bullwhip Hot Sauce by Barnacle Foods
• Food service division: Alaska Wild Wings–Southern Style by High Liner Foods
• Beyond the Plate division: Alaskan Fin Fish Earrings by WILD by Nature

The Seattle People’s Choice winner, Wild Alaska Cod Fish & Chips by Alaska Leader Seafoods, was selected by guests at the Symphony’s Seattle gala. The Juneau People’s Choice award will be voted on during the Juneau event.

First place winners in each category will receive booth space at the Seafood Expo North America in Boston next March, with round trip airfare courtesy of Alaska Air Cargo. They will also get entry into the event’s new products contest, the Seafood Excellence Awards.

Major sponsors of this year’s events include: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, Bristol Bay Regional Development Association, Northwest Fisheries Association, Alaska Air Cargo, At-Sea Processors Association, Lineage Logistics, Marine Stewardship Council, Aleutian Pribilof Island Community Development Association, Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation, Marel, Kwik’Pak Fisheries LLC, Trident Seafoods, Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers, UniSea and United Fishermen of Alaska.

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