Several Gulf Businesses Featured in FishTrax™ Video Dedicated to Trackable Seafood

nysfe | February 28, 2017 | Seafood News

DESTIN, FL — A new promotional video from FishTrax™ Marketplace, a web-based trackability tool that confirms harvesting vessel, port of origin, general catch origin, and other seafood safety questions, has put several key Gulf businesses in the limelight as responsible program partners.

The 4.5-minute video features Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s in Gulf Shores, AL, as a champion of trackable seafood for its restaurant guests, while Ariel Seafoods, a seafood wholesaler in Destin, FL captures the spotlight as LuLu’s’ harvester and seafood provider. Greg Abram’s Seafood and Tarpon Dock Seafood Market, in Panama City, FL, are also represented in the 4.5-minute video.

“I remind my crew constantly that two days from now, these fish are going to be on someone’s plate…dinner for someone,” says Kerry Hurst, Captain of the Alleluia, in one of the video’s opening scenes. “Let’s treat them as though we’re going to take them home to our family.”

The video shows Hurst managing red snapper and crew aboard the Alleluia, one of the largest commercial fishing vessels in the Gulf. The 58-foot vessel is a renovated and redesigned Gulfstream which averages four days on …read more

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