AGING POPULATION COULD BOOST SEAFOOD SALES

SEATTLE (FNS) - Though the future looks rosy for fish and seafood, retailers and restaurateurs must follow trends closely to maximize sales, industry experts said at the Seafood Summit here.Increased demand for fish and seafood will be driven by demographics and population growth, predicted Howard Johnson, a Jacksonville, Ore.-based seafood economist. He pointed to the growing number of aging baby

SEATTLE (FNS) - Though the future looks rosy for fish and seafood, retailers and restaurateurs must follow trends closely to maximize sales, industry experts said at the Seafood Summit here.

Increased demand for fish and seafood will be driven by demographics and population growth, predicted Howard Johnson, a Jacksonville, Ore.-based seafood economist. He pointed to the growing number of aging baby boomers as the leading factor spurring increased consumption.

In fact, consumpt

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