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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...experienced a severe shortfall on the 2015 season price.The voluntary 0.5 percent tax processors pay to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, representing roughly half its operating budget, funds a marketing campaign almost too successful for...
What others say: OK wild salmon day

...create endless opportunities to make salmon lovers of countless visitors to Alaska," Edgmon said.The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute has written in support of HB128, as have the United Fishermen of Alaska and the Alaska Trollers Association...
An Outdoor View: Handle with care

...contents. We don't do this with any other food, and we shouldn't do it with fish.According to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute's handbook, "Handling Halibut," "Fish that are held uncovered, exposed to sunlight and wind, will dehydrate...

...governor requested, it's still significant, said Bruce Schactler, food aid program coordinator for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. He estimated it at well over 300,000 cases, which will help the industry and provide stock to food...
Bulldog reporter Tkacz dies at 61

...reporter." Former State Sen. Kim Elton, who also served as a newspaper editor, executive director of Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and most recently with the Department of the Interior, had a number of experiences with Tkacz, He said...
Kenai man named 'Fisherman of the Year'

...with Bruce Schactler, a fisherman from Kodiak. Schactler is the USDA food aid program coordinator for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and has been a longtime advocate for Alaska seafood in the global marketplace. UFA President Jerry McCune...
Stevens on the ballot for southern, central Kenai Peninsula, freezing them and selling them that way."Now, Stevens said the need is to ensure funding for the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute."A lot of our product goes to Europe and Asia. It's important that marketing is maintained," he...
Record pink harvest creates market glut looks like it's going OK."Seafood analyst Andy Wink of the McDowell Group, which works with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, said the current inventory on pinks could last about 2.6 years. A chronic oversupply depressed prices...
Walmarts to continue stocking local salmon

...certification required that fisheries receiving it comply to sustainably guidelines within five years. The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute developed a certification program for fisheries following wide-spread dissent of MSC's program. ASMI's...
Alaska's fishing industry is facing hard truths, shaking off its complacency

...measures introduced by other legislators that support the seafood industry including House Bill 360 (the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute) and Senate Bill 266 (Enhancement Loans). Your local LIO office can provide all the measures and their...


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