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RSVP Funds Fishery’s Sustainability Improvements

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Photo credit: ©Diego Perez/El Taller.pe/WWF Through our Responsible Sourcing Vendor Partner program (RSVP), Santa Monica Seafood has supported sustainability improvements in fisheries worldwide. The Peruvian Mahi Mahi fishery is considered one of the most important artisanal fisheries in Peru, providing a livelihood for over 4,000 fishermen. Peru is the largest producer of Mahi Mahi worldwide, with the US being the …

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Santa Monica Seafood Completes Acquisition of American Fish

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July 4th, Independence Day, took on a whole new meaning for approximately 150 individuals who became new employees of Santa Monica Seafood on that date.  Santa Monica Seafood completed its acquisition of certain assets comprising the seafood division of Prospect Enterprises Inc.  This included groups doing business as American Fish & Seafood in Los Angeles, Sacramento and Phoenix, Chesapeake Fish …

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Get Ready for the 2015 Pacific Halibut Season 

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The 2015 Pacific Halibut season opens on March 14. We’ll let you know when we expect to see our first shipment! The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) completed its Ninety-first Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC in January of this year, with over 250 industry stakeholders in attendance. At that meeting, the Commission recommended a total catch limit for all areas …

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Fresh Fish and Veggies, Anyone?

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We’re excited to introduce you to our newest RSVP Program funding recipient – The Ecology Center! The Ecology Center is a one-acre nonprofit hands-on educational center based in nearby San Juan Capistrano, CA, and they are about to install an sample backyard aquaponics system demonstrating the potential for small-scale backyard aquaculture, sustainable seafood, and organic vegetable production. We’re honored to …