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Demand for B.C. seafood growing globally

BC Seafood Expo and Festival 2019 closes with a growing global appetite for more farmed and wild Canadian seafood. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews If there was one take away from this year’s edition of the BC Seafood Expo and Festival, it…

“Been there, shucked that”

World renowned oyster shucker delights the crowds at the B.C. Seafood Festival For Patrick McMurray aka Shucker Paddy the oyster is his world. Wild or farmed, East Coast to West Coast of Canada, and to virtually every corner of the…

Marrying French flavours with B.C. seafood.

Chef Jean Francis Quaglia’s debut at the B.C. Seafood Festival will be about delicious sustainability. At age eight, Jean Francis made his first “Tarte au Citron” using his mother’s recipe. At 16 years old, he enrolled at the prestigious École…

Chef Lee Cooper, Coquille Fine Seafood, will be at the BC Seafood Festival

This is Chef Cooper’s first year participating at the BC Seafood Festival, held in Comox Valley, and he is looking forward to the event and experience. Follow him along on his Instagram for a behind the scenes story of the…

Chef Hamid Salimian, BC Seafood Festival

“I am really excited to be serving geoduck to the guests coming for the Signature weekend at the BC Seafood Festival.” – Chef Hamid Salimian. Hamid Salimian, Chef and Partner, NexGen Gluten Free Flours, grew up in Iran on the…

Fish farmers and chefs at the BC Seafood Expo

BC Seafood Expo 2019 hosts the largest International seafood buyers’ delegation in its history By SeaWestNews More often than not, aquaculture in British Columbia is beset by competing agendas, contested science and misinformation. But the reality is that aquaculture protein…

Meet BC Seafood Festival’s Chef Milheron, West Restaurant

A highly driven and creative talent, Chef Bobby Milheron is known for being an ardent supporter of local and peak-of-season ingredients, which makes him a great addition to the BC Seafood Expo and Festival. Bobby Milheron, Executive Chef of the…

Eat, learn, play at the BC Seafood Expo and Festival

Over 85 events and tours are being featured at the 2019 BC Seafood Expo and Festival in Comox Valley By SeaWestNews It’s time to roll up your sleeves, grab your sunscreen and get immersed in everything ocean at the 2019…

Ancora’s Chef Ricardo Valverde – BC Seafood Festival

“As an advocate of responsible fishing practices, I am happy to support a festival, which among other things, celebrates seafood sustainability, and that includes responsible seafood practices.” Ancora’s executive chef, Ricardo Valverde’s, love of the culinary world started when he…

Father’s Day at the BC Seafood Fest

Treat dad to an epic Father’s Day featuring a ton of delicious seafood. Are you looking for great ideas for family fun on Father’s Day? Plan on having a seafood adventure with the entire family at this year’s BC Seafood…

‘A unique opportunity to learn about BC seafood’

The BC Seafood Expo and Festival provides B.C. companies the opportunity to promote their products to an international audience and generate export leads – George Chow, Minister of State for Trade. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews British Columbia’s reputation as a world…

Kelp is coming for the BC Seafood Expo 2019

Seaweed business leaders from Maine, New Brunswick and British Colombia to share their success stories at the B.C. Seafood Expo By SeaWestNews British Columbia boasts some of the best coastlines in the world where there is a diverse abundance of…

Choctaw Nation in search of partners at BC Seafood Expo

The BC Seafood Expo is one of the largest seafood industry trade shows in the Pacific Northwest. By SeaWestNews The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, one of America’s most successful Native Tribes, is heading to the 2019 B.C. Seafood Expo in…

Executive Chef Richard Benson will be at BC Seafood Expo

The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley from June 7-16th, 2019. This year’s Expo chef line-up offers a wide range of talents from around the Comox valley. Chef Richard Benson’s culinary journey…

Seoul searching for salmon at BC Seafood Expo 2019

B.C. salmon worth $540,000 sold within 45 minutes via a television home shopping segment in South Korea. By SeaWestNews South Koreans can’t get enough of B.C. salmon. Just ask the folks at Elbon F&B, who sold a whopping $540,000 worth…

BC Seafood Expo 2019 Chef Line-up

BC Seafood Expo 2019 chef line-up offers a wide range of talents from around the Comox valley. Located midway on the east coast of Vancouver Island, the Comox Valley is well known for its culinary bounty from the farms and…

Canada’s bounty of the seas to be showcased in Boston

North America’s largest seafood exposition attracts over 100 Canadian agencies and companies. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews More than 100 seafood companies and fisheries-related agencies will showcase Canada’s bounty of the seas at North America’s largest seafood exposition to be held in…

 Investing in the future of aquaculture in B.C.

B.C. aquaculture giants pump millions into new technology and sea vessels to strengthen commitments with First Nations partners and coastal communities By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews If you think that salmon farming in Western Canada’s oceans is a sunset industry, think…

Comox Valley BC Seafood Festival – An Experience for life

Life has its own way of shaping our paths, life will even create road maps for us… for me it came in the form of BC Seafood Festival in Comox Valley. Visiting BC Seafood Festival in Comox Valley in British Columbia, Canada, was…

Anti-salmon farm individuals give “activist” a bad name

Chicagoans who are active in the social and political spheres are gearing up for a busy few months. We are heading into what promises to be one of the most important mid-term election cycles in the United States. Activism and…

 Sustainable seafood, the solution for a healthier you

Farmed fish can help with the recovery of natural fish populations and provide a healthier alternative to land-based animal protein – Seafood Nutrition Partnership By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews Seafood raised through sustainable aquaculture operations can help secure food security for…

Chef Ned Bell, an eco-sustainable revolutionary when it comes to fish farming

A chef’s moral responsibility to the world is to respect people and cultures while teaching about food-sustainability.  Before there were celebrity chefs in Vancouver there were chefs Ned Bell, Rob Feenie and Michael Jacob, the chefs that put Vancouver’s restaurant…

Beware the eco-colonialist, First Nations chiefs warned

10,000-year journey that is just bearing fruit threatened by foreign funded activism says Calvin Helin, a leading authority on economic independence for First Nations By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews First Nations leaders in BC should be wary of activists who are…

Sea Pact funds three new aquaculture projects

Grants announced on World Oceans Day to drive seafood sustainability Sea Pact, an innovative association of ten leading North American seafood companies working together to drive industry sustainability progress, has announced funding support to three projects advancing aquaculture sustainability globally….

The BC Seafood Expo and Festival has begun

The 12th annual #BCSeafoodFest held in the Comox Valley celebrates  the bounty of BC seafood By SeaWestNews After 12 years in the making, the next generation of the BC Seafood Festival is open from June 8th to 17th and is…

“We do not recognize your territorial claims”

Sea Shepherd Society’s lawyer says the organization does not respect Indigenous territories in Canada By SeaWestNews In correspondence to a Canadian First Nation, a Sea Shepherd Society’s lawyer says the organization does not respect Indigenous territories in Canada, and the…

Aquaculture operations growing around the world

As we celebrate World Oceans Day here is a look at what some countries are doing with sustainable aquaculture programs to combat overfishing By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews More than half of the world’s fish and seafood products come from aquaculture….

Seafood Expo salutes World Oceans Day

World Oceans day is a timely opportunity for us to be thankful for the bounty from our seas By SeawestNews World Oceans Day on June 8 is a timely opportunity for us to be thankful for the bounty from our…

Need an adventure On Vancouver Island? Sail Comox, BC, with Compass

Adventure tourism is certainly not a new trend but it is fast becoming a choice for more people these days. One of the fastest growing adventures is sailing the high seas. Many Europeans, for example, are choosing to visit Canada…

Orange and Seafood? Check out Jen Reviews Recipe

Did you know that the underwater world is far from insignificant when it comes to health benefits; shrimp, lobster, crab and scallops are particularly rich in protein. The following Orange and Seafood recipe has it all. Shrimps and scallops are…

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