TradexFoods 3-Minute Market Insight – What is going on with Salmon this year? Sep 1, 2014

We’re hearing that buyers are having a hard time securing inventories of Salmon. Shortages seem to be on the Kings, Pinks, Chums and 6-9lb Sockeye out of Alaska and British Columbia Canada. There is speculation that Alaskan processors have been holding onto the supply of 6-9lb Sockeye waiting for the 2014 Fraser River Sockeye run to finish as it has not been living up to its expectations so far. We are also hearing that foreign seafood companies with ownership or ties to North American companies have been using that advantage to snap up the supply of Sockeye as well. Video here 11:44

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