The State of Alaska does not provide one penny to support marketing of its seafood – AK’s largest industry and export.
Twenty aqua-farm applications were submitted by Alaska hopefuls in 2022.
Upticks in farmed salmon prices also can push up wild – or help level the price discrepancy between them.
Global angst, currency exchange rates, inflation, rumors of fish in the freezers = a jittery salmon market.
Japan will discharge +1,000 tanks of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean early next year.
AK’s roe herring fisheries = high quotas, little buying interest.
By far, the bulk of the coho and pink salmon catches come from Alaska.
Chilean salmon farmers use the most antibiotics in the world by far. Another reason to eat wild Alaska salmon!
AK salmon compete in a global market. All signs point to good demand.
Snow crab prices and imports to the US are down significantly across the board.