Baja California products promoted at International Fish & Seafood Expo

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.- Sunday, March 11, 2018.- With the purpose of promoting Baja California fish and seafood in the main markets of the world, the State Administration headed by Governor Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, through the Secretariat of Fishing and Aquaculture (SEPESCABC), leads a delegation with producers and marketers of the state, that is attending the Seafood Expo North America 2018, that took place in Boston, Massachusetts, from March 11 to 13.

The mission was presided by the head of SEPESCABC, Matías Arjona Rydalch, who stressed that the visit was complemented by a working meeting with the Consul General of Mexico in Boston, Emilio Rabasa, as well as with nine fishing, aquaculture and marketing companies settled in that region of the US.

The companies that participated in the Mexico Pavilion, with the support of ASERCA-SAGARPA, promoted the following products: oysters and mussels, scales, abalone, sardines, bluefin tuna, lobster and sea urchin.

The state official stressed that this is the most important Fish & Seafood exhibition in North America, where pavilions from all continents participate, representing an opportunity for the globalization of Baja California products.

The delegation also visited the fisheries certification company “Marine Stewardship Council” of the United States, in relation to the certification of the sardine fishery in Baja California.

Arjona Rydalch stressed that the State Government is committed to promoting the products of Baja California, consistent with the roots and vocation of many fisheries organizations in the social and private sector, on which hundreds of families depend economically.


Source: Gobierno del Estado de Baja California

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