What’s Going Right with Pollock
The single largest American fishery by volume, Alaska pollock, is having a banner year — and it is no accident.
The pollock industry is one of the most efficient producers of protein on the planet, yet three years ago the industry was in crisis. Pollock prices were at their lowest level since 2005 and there were huge inventories of product in Europe largely due to the discount wars on pollock initiated as Pacific Andes struggled and Russian competitors were ramping up to produce single ...
With Pacific Cod Problems, Whitefish Buyers May See a Wild Ride in 2018
After a period of relative stability, the next seafood commodity that may be buffeted by price swings will be whitefish.
Cod, the premium product in the complex, is likely to see shortages and rising prices in some specialty markets. But for buyers, there is instability throughout the complex.
Haddock, cod, tilapia, pangasius and pollock prices are all out of their normal relationship to each other. Disruptions in the cod market, possible major disruptions in pangasius and the fact that ...