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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…

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…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

‘Our salmon farmers do not grow GM salmon’

“Salmon farmer members of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA), representing virtually all farmed salmon in Canada, do not grow or sell GM salmon” By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Canada’s leading aquaculture industry body has reiterated that its members don’t farm or…

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…

Aquaculture Ambassador : Emily Warren

‘Overfishing and population growth are major threats to the health of the oceans and my personal opinion is that aquaculture is part of the solution’ – Emily Warren, Council of Emerging Leaders in Aquaculture. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Aquaculture in Canada…

Opening up minds about aquaculture in 2019

New Pacific Northwest alliance and a slew of initiatives will show how aquaculture will help combat climate change, over-fishing, and loss of habitat. By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews Opening up minds will be the key challenge for the aquaculture industry in Canada…

Jaimie’s Crispy Skin Salmon with Pesto Vegetables

Today’s recipe is Crispy Skin Salmon, cooked to perfection. With homemade Pesto, Sprouting Broccoli, French Beans and New Potatoes. Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution is an ongoing campaign to improve the health and happiness of future generations through the food we…

Aquaculture Ambassador: R.J. Taylor

“We need to find new ways to show Canadians just how kick-ass and caring we are as an industry.” – Raymond J. Taylor, co‐owner, Cedar Crest Trout Farms. By Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews Aquaculture in Canada today generates $5.16 billion in economic…

An alphabetical chronology of aquaculture in 2018 

An A to Z guide to some of the major stories that impacted the fish farming industry in B.C., Canada and the world in 2018 By Fabian Dawson and Samantha McLeod A new era –  In Dec. 2018, an agreement…

A team that gives to food banks together, stays together

By SeaWestNews  It was heartwarming to see our product on the shelves of the food bank freezers, ready to go out to support households in need. – Chris Read, Communications Manager, MarineHarvest Canada. Thirteen percent of Canadians live in a…

Feds pump cash to support jobs in BC’s coastal communities

Funding will also assist in ensuring enhanced protection of marine environment By SeaWestNews The federal government is pumping over a million dollars into 15-BC based fisheries and aquaculture businesses to help them adopt greener practices that will improve energy efficiency,…

A year of challenges and opportunities in aquaculture

“The ocean is our answer to providing sustainable, safe and healthy food sources for generations to come.” By Fabian Dawson and Samantha McLeodSeaWestNews 2018 has been a year of challenges and opportunities for British Columbia’s sustainable salmon farming industry. “I…

A heart healthy comfort-food salmon recipe

Eating the right fats for our heart health is an ongoing debate. As new studies come along we are left in a state of confusion over what to choose, “butter or margarine” when preparing meals for a healthy-heart diet. By…

A new era for salmon farming in British Columbia

Deal protects wild salmon stocks, recognizes traditional First Nations rights and paves the way for future expansion of B.C.’s sustainable salmon farming industry By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews An agreement between three First Nations and the B.C.government will set the stage for…

First Nations crucial in Canada’s new approach to aquaculture

Government committed to moving forward with aquaculture in a way that protects the oceans, and fish stocks, and creates thousands of jobs for middle class Canadians By Fabian DawsonSeaWestNews The value of Indigenous and local knowledge must be used to…

What’s for dinner? Comfort Food, Salmon Soul Bowl.

Most comfort food dishes are served in a bowl, and this salmon soul bowl is a one-pan dish served over leftover rice. This is the perfect meal for when you are out of time, and/or just want some comfort food….

Salmon farmers carbon footprint

British Columbia’s salmon farming industry has a low carbon footprint, raises responsibly sourced food, and is committed to saving wild salmon for future generations. Commentary By John Paul Fraser Long ago, the late famed ocean conservationist Jacques Cousteau called on…

Just another “day at the office” with Ken Toynbee

“The cleaning allows for optimum water flow through the nets, which increases the oxygen flow for the fish, which leads to optimum growth and higher survival rates,” Toynbee explained. By Gina Forsyth Ken Toynbee, RONC (Remote Operated Net Cleaner) pilot,…

Canada to move ahead with a Federal Aquaculture Act

Canada remains the world’s only major farmed seafood producing country without modern national legislation specifically designed to govern a responsible and sustainable aquaculture industry By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Fisheries Ministers across Canada have decided to move towards a Federal Aquaculture…

Chef Han is a Master of Korean Cuisine

Chef Han, Kosoo Restaurant + Raw Bar, incorporates British Columbia’s fresh ingredients and the pure goodness of Mediterranean influences to infuse his unique West Coast style Korean comfort food. Building on a foundation of his passion for the cuisine of…

“If you build it they will come.”

Poseidon Ocean Systems determined to put their coastal community of Campbell River on the global aquaculture map By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews As global leaders in aquaculture solutions and technology, Matt and Heather Clarke (pictured) who operate Poseidon Ocean Systems in…