• Advocacy Press Release

    Shrimp Continues Its Reign On Top 10 List

    February 24, 2020 – Washington, DC – American consumers ate 16.1 pounds of seafood per capita in 2018; up from 16.0 pounds, a smaller increase than 2017’s monster 1.1 pound jump. Americans are e...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on the Passing of Don Riffle

    January 25, 2020 McLean, VA— Don Riffle was a well-respected member of the seafood community. From Buhl, Idaho to Salisbury, Maryland with customers in every state in between, he brought 40 years of...

  • Press Release

    Frank Dulcich Takes the Gavel as NFI’s New Chair

    January 21, 2020 – Orlando, FL – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) opened its Board of Directors meeting by recognizing its new Chairman, Pacific Seafood CEO, Frank Dulcich. A longtime member...

  • Press Release

    The National Fisheries Institute Announces 75th Anniversary

    January 6, 2020 –– McLean, VA –– 2020 marks 75 years since the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) was incorporated. As the nation’s largest commercial seafood trade association, its focus...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on the passing of Alex Ko

    WASHINGTON, DC December 23, 2019 — Alex Ko’s leadership at Grobest North America helped ensure the family company remained a valued global pioneer in feeds and a technological leader that brought ...

  • Health Press Release

    NFI Launches New YouTube Channel

    October 22, 2019 – McLean, VA – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is announcing a new YouTube channel, AboutSeafood, that educates health care professionals and curious consumers about the ro...

  • Trade & Commerce Press Release

    NFI and IBM Launch Seafood Blockchain Pilot  

    June 11, 2019 – Washington, DC – The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is working with IBM’s Food Trust, blockchain-enabled system to begin a comprehensive seafood supply chain traceability pi...

  • Press Release

    Work Continues on China’s Red Swimming Crab FIP

    April 11, 2019 Washington, DC – Almost a year after a Memorandum of Understanding launched the NFI Red Crab Council’s first Fisheries Improvement Project (FIP) in China, the project continues to g...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Bob Joyce

    WASHINGTON, DC December 31, 2018 — Robert W "Bob" Joyce was a family man, a business man, an athlete, a scholar, a World War II veteran and his big Irish smile was a fixture in the seafood community...

  • Sustainability Press Release

    NFI Crab Council Announces Brice Phillips as New Chairman

    December 18, 2018 Washington, DC –The National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council announces it has elected a new Chairman, Brice Phillips the Director of Club Store Sales at Phillips Foods. Philli...

  • Fraud Press Release

    New York’s Attorney General Focuses on Fish Fraud

    December 17, 2018 Washington, DC– An investigation by New York’s Attorney General that targeted 155 stores across 29 supermarket brands found mislabeled seafood about a quarter of the time. The...

  • Press Release

    Top 10 List Shows Significant Increase in Seafood Consumption

    December 13, 2018 – Washington, DC – In 2017 Americans ate 16 pounds of seafood per capita, an increase of 1.1 pounds from the 14.9 pounds consumed in 2016. It is the highest per capita consumptio...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Erik Breivik

    WASHINGTON, DC December 5, 2018 — The seafood community has lost another pioneer. A giant in the groundfish world, Erik Breivik was the founder of Glacier Fish and a pioneer in Bering Sea fisheri...

  • Press Release

    NFI Statement on Tariff Developments

    A temporary suspension of tariff increases and a commitment to continued trade negotiations are welcome developments. Seafood exports to China and seafood imports from China both play and important ro...

  • Press Release

    Statement on the Passing of Lee Conrad

    WASHINGTON, DC November 21, 2018 —Today the seafood community mourns the loss of one of our true champions. Lee Conrad, wife of the late Ken Conrad, passed away on Tuesday surrounded by family. A...