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Echo Falls Smoked Sockeye Salmon Nuggets Wins First Place in Retail at the Alaska Symphony of Seafood

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Judging based on retail presentation and overall eating experience

(Seattle, WA) November 17, 2023 – The Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) kicked off their annual Alaska Symphony of Seafood competition in Seattle November 7th, 2023. With scoring based on presentation, packaging, and eating experience, a panel of industry experts chose Ocean Beauty Seafoods’ Echo Falls Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon Nuggets for first place in the retail category.

The Symphony of Seafood brings together commercial-ready, wild seafood harvested in Alaska. Designed to inspire seafood product innovation, this competition promotes the development of value-added products from Alaska fisheries. Ocean Beauty is proud to participate in an event that plays a vital role in the Alaska seafood industry, supporting fishermen and local communities alike.

Packed under the nation’s leading premium retail smoked seafood brand, Echo Falls, the sockeye nuggets are also exclusively sourced from the pristine waters of Bristol Bay. Ocean Beauty is pleased to support the fishermen and communities of this region in offering an innovative take on smoked sockeye. With the perfect amount of honey cured sweetness to accompany the applewood smoked salmon, this product is an easy-to-eat bite sized product that was designed to be a party pleaser.

“It’s an honor to provide retailers and consumers with creative takes on wild Alaska sockeye, and we’re thrilled that the judges at AFDF liked what we brought to the table” said Ron Christianson, Ocean Beauty’s VP of Sales and Marketing. “We’re especially grateful to our Value-Added team here at Ocean Beauty, who have truly mastered the art of culinary innovation.” Ocean Beauty Seafoods has already started shipping this product, now available for retail.

About Ocean Beauty:

Ocean Beauty Seafoods began in 1910 as a small Seattle seafood shop and over a century later, has grown to become one of the most successful seafood companies in North America. The company operates seven seafood distribution locations across the Western United States, and two smoking and processing plants in Washington state. The company’s ownership includes a group of veteran seafood executives and the Bristol Bay Economic Development Council, a community development quota group that supports economic development in Western Alaska villages. www.oceanbeauty.com

You can learn more about the Alaska Symphony of Seafood and the other contest winner's on the Seafood Source news article: "Sockeye nuggets, breakfast sausage win Alaska Symphony of Seafoods awards."