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    Access to Seafood from All Over Provides Unique Experience in MN

    Sea Salt Eatery is a fast-casual restaurant in a beautiful park right in the heart of Minneapolis. General Manager Bill Blood discusses the restaurant’s unique ability to provide a large variety...

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    Minneapolis Job Relies on Seafood Trade

    Coy Thoeun never expected to be in the seafood industry. After all, Minneapolis is a long way from any ocean. But Coy realized that high quality seafood is very much in demand by restaurants, retailer...

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    Imported Fish Critical to Fish Factory in MN

    Sherrie Stockwell has worked at Morey’s Seafood International, in Motley, MN, for 20 years. She says Morey’s impacts the small town of Motley in a huge way – it brings jobs. Sherrie ...

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    Seafood Plant in Minnesota Vital to Community

    Sharon Banning has worked at Morey’s Seafood International, in Motley, MN, for over 20 years. She talks about the importance of Morey’s having access to raw product from all over, that the...

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    Seafood Trade Creates Jobs in St. Paul, MN

    Andy Boyle works at Coastal Seafoods, a fish market that provides high quality seafood to over 200 restaurants and co-ops in the Upper Midwest. Andy, like other Coastal Seafoods staff, possesses an ex...

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    Countryside Restaurant in MN Relies on Seafood Jobs

    What does an all-American restaurant in a small town in Minnesota have to do with seafood trade? Motley, MN is home to two large seafood processing plants. Many of those employees visit Countryside Re...

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    Seafood Trade Supports Trucking Jobs

    When you think of the American seafood worker, boats and fishing equipment come to mind. But there are many more U.S. jobs beyond commercial fishing that are supported by the seafood community. Melvin...

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    Imported Seafood Vital to U.S. Manufacturing Jobs

    Jeff Thornton has worked at High Liner Foods in New Hampshire for nearly 4 decades. He’s the maintenance supervisor of the plant, which a leading processor of value-added frozen fish and seafood...

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    American Seafood Jobs Fueled by Imported Seafood

    Kim Gorton is the 3rd-generation CEO of her family’s company, Slade Gorton & Co., Inc based in Boston. She started her career working in the loading dock and cash sales office, and years later b...

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    U.S. Seafood Success-Story Requires Global Sourcing

    Bill LeBlanc has been in the seafood industry 36 years. He talks about the importance of imported seafood and the life of a seafood sales job, which he likens to a seafood stock broker. His company im...

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    Maine Lobster Business Thrives on Access to Global Markets

    Greenhead Lobster is a family owned business that focuses on one product: wild-caught fresh Stonington, Maine lobster. Owner Hugh Reynolds oversees every aspect of his operation from his Stonington, M...

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    Cold Storage Worker Discusses Global Sourcing

    Cody McCann is a shipping coordinator at Preferred Freezer Services in their Boston facility. Imported seafood makes up a large amount of the seafood that comes into the cold storage plant. If importe...

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    Women-Owned Business in ME Depends on Healthy Seafood Trade

    Jenni Steele and Susan Oliver own Island Fishing Gear and Napa Auto Parts in Stonington, ME. Over 90% of their customers are in some way related to the seafood industry, primarily lobstermen and women...

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    Tariffs Increasing Business Costs Bad for U.S. Fishermen

    Carla Guenther, PhD, is a Senior Scientist at the Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries. Educated in oceanography, ecology, and anthropology, Carla approaches fisheries management with a focus on fishing...

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    Rural Entrepreneur Talks Jobs in Maine

    Megan Wood is the co-founder of 44 North Coffee, based on a small island off the coast of Maine. With two locations, 44 North Coffee has become a staple in the community. What does coffee have to do w...