Seafood Excellence Global finalists named


Salmon products from Chile, Finland and Denmark, hot smoked eel from Lithuania and langoustines from Scotland are all among the finalists in the Seafood Excellence Global Awards.

The winners will be announced on 25 April at the Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global trade show, in Barcelona.

The judges shortlisted 39 finalists from 16 countries. The event’s product competition features and recognises the best seafood products represented at the exposition. All seafood products entered for the awards competition will be displayed during the three-day event in the Seafood Excellence Global stand located in Galleria, between halls 4 and 5, at the venue where the 29th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global will be held.

Two grand prizes will be awarded for the Best Retail Product and the Best Hotel/Restaurant/Catering (HORECA) Product. Five special awards will be presented for innovation, convenience, health & nutrition, retail packaging and seafood product line.

The finalists in the HORECA category are:

  • AMfish BV Crushi Crunchy Sushi (Netherlands)
  • Clearwater Seafoods & Macduff Shellfish Premium Wild-Caught Whole Hebridean Langoustines (United Kingdom)
  • FreshpackBreaded Coconut Shrimp (France)
  • Golden Fresh Sdn Bhd Flaming Trio Squid Tenders (Malaysia)
  • Golden Fresh Sdn Bhd Katsu Fish Portion (Malaysia)
  • Good Fish Processing IVP Cooked Lemon & Pepper Salmon (Ireland)
  • Multi XFrozen Atlantic Salmon Certified Carbon Neutral (Chile)
  • Navarre La Gamén (France)
  • Unima Distribution Raw Frozen Body-Peeled Madagascar Shrimp — Organic & Label Rouge (France)
  • Van Duc Tien Giang Food Export Company – Fiskate (Vietnam)
  • Vičiūnai Group Pink Salmon and Sun-Dried Tomato Butter & Mackerel and Truffle Butter (Spain)

Nueva Pescanova shrimps

The finalists in the Retail category are:

  • Arbi Dario S.p.A Octopus Ragu (Italy)
  • Boreal Artik Pintxo del Cantábrico (Spain)
  • East Coast Seafood Group – Snow Crab Roll Kit with Creamy Garlic Chive Sauce (USA)
  • East Coast Seafood Group Sole with Snow Crab Stuffing (USA)
  • Escal SAFrutti di Mare all’ Olio (France)
  • Fisher Farms Inc.Fisherfarms Corn & Coconut Breaded Shrimp (Philippines)
  • Golden Fresh Sdn Bhd Skewered Fish With Satay Sauce (Malaysia)
  • Hätälä OyLachs Chips / Salmon Kebab (Finland)
  • Hätälä OyNordic Salmon Burger (Finland)
  • ICECO Fish ZIGMAS Hot Smoked European Eel in Soy-Ginger Sauce (Lithuania)
  • Kalaneuvos OyTERVA Cold-Smoked Trout (Finland)
  • Naera Icelandic Snacks Næra™ Fish JerkyCrunch-Cheesy Chili (Iceland)
  • Noray Seafood SL Noray Headless Raw Shrimp(Spain)
  • Nueva Pescanova Group Cod Migas (Spain)
  • Vega Salmon A/S Cold Smoked Salmon Sustainable Packaging (Denmark)
  • Vega Salmon A/S The Salmon Chef Kentucky Bourbon Barbeque (Denmark)
  • Vega Salmon A/S The Salmon Chef Thai Sweet Chili (Denmark)
  • Vičiūnai Group Black Sepia Dumplings with Shrimp and Thai Broth Filling (Spain)
  • Vičiūnai Group Bon Bon Breaded Fish Bites (Spain)
  • Vičiūnai Group Shaped Hot Smoked Salmon Fillet with Cheese and Pine Nuts “Kinziukas” (Spain)
  • Vičiūnai Group Surimi Octopus Chunks (Spain)
  • Vičiūnai Group Surimi Seafood Mix (Spain)
  • Vilsund Blue Moules Frites Mussel Soup (Denmark)
  • Vilsund Blue Thai Green Curry Mussel Soup (Denmark)
  • Vinh Hoan Corporation Coconut Panga (Vietnam)
  • Wechsler Feinfisch GmbH Wechsler Mediteranes Forellenfilet (Germany)
  • Wechsler Feinfisch GmbH Wechsler Lachs Frischkäse Röllchen (Germany)

All products submitted and finalists’ products can also be viewed on the event’s website at


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