Whether seafood travels 10 miles from shore to store, or a thousand miles by air, retailers say freshness matters most
From large chains to small independents, retailers are finding new ways to emphasize and promote the freshness of their seafood offerings. With “buy local, buy fresh” signs becoming a more common sight in produce departments, and consumers now looking for other products sourced close to their homes, local seafood is getting its due. For example, Montvale, N.J.-based A&P's “Seafood Joe's Market Fresh Fish” program, launched last summer, is a chainwide effort to put localness and thus ...
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