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Everybody a winner at the 2019 BC Seafood Festival

Record-breaking crowds enjoyed slurping and sampling their way through a bounty of fresh BC Seafood By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Everybody was a winner at the 10 day long 13th annual BC Seafood Festival, which just wrapped-up with a sold-out Signature Weekend…

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…

Cooking up a storm at BC Seafood Fest

BC Seafood Expo and Festival 2019 boasts an incredible array of seafood chefs and mixologists that light up the stage By SeaWestNews For some, too many cooks may spoil the soup. Not for award winning food stylist Nathan Fong, who…

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…

B.C Seafood Festival’s Chef Shelome Bouvette

“My ultimate goal is to spend time with chefs and B.C. seafood and get inspired by everyone’s creativity and to get the guests excited about our beautiful seafood here in B.C.” The BC Seafood Festival annually boasts an incredible array…

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…

“Three Oceans, Two Million Lakes, One Place”

Canada’s new global branding strategy will reverberate at the 2019 B.C. Seafood Expo and Festival By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews When it comes to seafood, the world is showing a growing appetite for everything Canada has to offer, states the Fisheries Council…

EU buyers fishing for seafood at B.C. Expo

“The BC Seafood Expo is a great venue to meet buyers from Europe,” – European Union (EU) Chamber of Commerce in Canada West. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews More than four out of ten Europeans eat seafood at least once a week…

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…

Chef Nigel McMeans 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. Experience one of the most…

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…

Chef Dawn McRae 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 Dawn McRae is passionate…

Chef Chris Andraza 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 Chris Andraza is the…

Chef Andrey Durbach will be at BC Seafood Expo

Chef Andrey Durbach creates authentic Italian dishes made with Comox-Valley-grown ingredients, a veritable marriage made in heaven can be enjoyed at Il Falcone Restaurant. The 13th annual BC Seafood Festival is once again being held in the Comox Valley from…

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…

B.C. Seafood Expo 2019 to showcase bounty of our oceans

The B.C. Seafood Expo 2019 event in Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island on June 12 and 13 is one of the largest seafood industry trade events in the Pacific Northwest. By SeaWestNews Some of Canada’s top culinary artistes will join…

2019 BC Seafood Festival – June 7-16, 2019

Announcing the 13th Annual B.C. Seafood Festival from June 7-16, 2019 in the Beautiful Comox Valley, Vancouver Island Commencing April 12th, the Limited Release Day-Pass or Weekend Pass for the Signature Weekend (June 15 and 16) will be available for…

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…