Like salmon swimming upstream, case-ready seafood has overcome many obstacles the last few years.
Seafood buyers today tell SN they're finding greater product selection and higher-quality fish, wrapped in packaging designed to preserve product integrity.
"One thing we look for in case-ready is variety of package sizes," said Pam Malone, seafood category manager at Schnuck Markets, St. Louis. "Four or five years ago, I couldn't find random-weight king crab. Now we're able