Top 10 Things We Learned at NFI in 2020

Top 10 Things We Learned at NFI in 2020

The National Fisheries Institute held its annual conference in Orlando. We made a picture book of the top ten things we learned while we were there.

Key takeaways include:

  1. Global pork is in big trouble
  2. Cod is in more places and moving up-market
  3. Haddock isn’t just for New England anymore
  4. US scallop landings will decline and sizes will get smaller
  5. Most restaurant food is consumed at home
  6. Frozen seafood is holding its own, and in some cases, making a resurgence
  7. The midatlantic eats more seafood than any other region
  8. Plant-based burgers are still a niche, despite the media attention
  9. The Southeast eats a lot more shrimp than any other region
  10. Twenty different restaurant chains launched lobster rolls last year
  11. … and as a bonus #11, did you know iguanas fall from trees when temperatures drop?