Seafood Sales Stay Strong During Pandemic
This is Alaska Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch –
One unexpected constant amid the Covid uncertainties is that people continue to buy and cook more seafood.
Since March, when the pandemic led to lockdowns in the U.S. and elsewhere, consumer buying habits have busted several long held beliefs, including that Americans are reluctant to cook seafood at home.
A poll of major retailers by the Global Aquaculture Alliance is consistent with other surveys - evidence of the seafood-at-home craze is overwhelming. One U.S. supermarket chain reported a 40 percent increase in salmon and shrimp..
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