Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition aims to increase Gulf seafood market

The Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition, which brings fishing industry and marketing officials from the five Gulf states together to promote the Gulf fishery, is working with retailers and restaurants nationwide to reclaim the market. The Gulf produces 70 percent of the nation’s oysters and 69 percent of its domestic shrimp, according to the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. Until recently, however, the states along the Gulf Coast did not work together to market seafood under one, unified brand. Read more