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Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute, Spring 2022

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Do you have an employee who, with key training, could help lead your business into the future? The Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute (ASPLI) offers 80 hours of intensive professional development for employees recognized as having potential to move up in your company. The institute is designed for mid-level managers in a seafood plant—production managers,…

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Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute, Fall 2021

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Do you have an employee who, with key training, could help lead your business into the future? The Alaska Seafood Processing Leadership Institute (ASPLI) offers 80 hours of intensive professional development for employees recognized as having potential to move up in your company. The institute is designed for mid-level managers in a seafood plant—production managers,…

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Seafood HACCP Segment 2 — April 2021

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Alaska Sea Grant is now offering Seafood HACCP Segment 2 practical training session via online video conferencing, conducted at the specified time with a live instructor. The class will cover the principles of HACCP and provide the tools and training to create a seafood HACCP plan. Students will need to register for and complete the…

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Alaska Sea Grant helps solve seal oil safety concerns

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For many rural coastal communities in Alaska, seal oil is a mainstay of traditional diets. It is used as a dipping sauce and to flavor stews, and as an ingredient in traditional medicines.  To render seal oil, the blubber is cut into strips or chunks and placed in skin, plastic, or glass containers until the…

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Smoked Seafood School — January 2021

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Time: 1–4 pm AKST This two-day online workshop is for anyone interested in smoking and processing fish, including fish–smoking enthusiasts, small smokehouse operators, fishermen interested in direct marketing their fish, and commercial operators. Seafood scientists at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center will cover the principles of fish smoking, modern smoke oven operation, safety of…

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Smoked Seafood School attracts students from Alaska and beyond

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One of Alaska Sea Grant’s most popular workshops is coming up next month. Our Smoked Seafood School will be held in Kodiak on October 11 and 12. It’s the fourth time we’ve held the class and only two seats remained open as of late September. The class is taught by Alaska Sea Grant’s Chris Sannito,…

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Popular online direct marketing class returning this fall

The popular class, Introduction to Starting and Operating a Seafood Direct Marketing Business, taught via distance delivery is being offered again by Alaska Sea Grant over two weeks in October and November 2018. The course, designed for fishermen who may have no previous experience in direct marketing their catch, teaches the development and management of a…

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New technology could boost surimi profits and cut waste

Tyre Lanier has spent four decades becoming an expert in surimi, or what some call “fake crab.” The North Carolina professor knows practically everything there is to know about surimi, a gelatinous fish product he jokingly calls the “hot dog of the sea.” In Alaska, surimi is no laughing matter. In 2016, seven onshore plants…

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