Seafood Purchases May Slow in 2009

A new report from Packaged Facts has revealed that seafood consumption in the U.S. has flattened after years of solid increases. Because of the recession, shoppers are looking for value in seafood, but are not necessarily cutting back on supermarket seafood, said Larry Buhl, a market analyst at Packaged Facts. So, instead of buying more expensive species, and fresh seafood, more consumers

NEW YORK — A new report from Packaged Facts has revealed that seafood consumption in the U.S. has flattened after years of solid increases.

“Because of the recession, shoppers are looking for value in seafood, but are not necessarily cutting back on supermarket seafood,” said Larry Buhl, a market analyst at Packaged Facts. “So, instead of buying more expensive species, and fresh seafood, more consumers are turning to frozen and packaged seafood and canned products in order to s

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