Monday, September 19, 2011

Tilapia is now one of the top ten seafood consumed in the US

Recently the National Fisheries Institute released their annual report of the top ten seafood products consumed in the US during 2010. To say that the results were surprising is an understatement, as was in 2009 Shrimp took the top position, closely followed by canned Tuna and Salmon, but the real surprise was that Tilapia was number four having pushed Alaskan Pollock out of the forth spot. Still one of the key issues is sustainability, and the tilapia ranges from good to bad Green and yellow labeled tilapia are good and sustainable but red is not. The ranking by colour Green for sustainable, yellow for a good alternative, or red which means its not sustainable. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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