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Costco Seafood Survey

We frequently go to Costco and buy way too much of everything. We also eat way too many samples of things, but that’s another issue. They usually have some decent seafood at great prices. But how much do we compromise to get those low prices? On many previous trips, as our twitter friends will confirm, […]

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Casson Trenor – Sustainable Sushi Superhero, part 2

Editor’s note: this is the second half of a 2-part interview. Click the link to read the first half of our interview with Casson Trenor. Casson Trenor is a best-selling author, sustainability expert, greenpeace veteran, co-owner of the first sustainable sushi bar in the US and so much more. We’ve been watching this thought leader […]

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Casson Trenor – Sustainable Sushi Superhero, part 1

Casson Trenor is the author of Sustainable Seafood, A Guide to Saving the Oceans One Bite at a Time which has become the bible for conscientious sushi lovers. Read this interview, then immediately buy his book — we promise you’ll learn a lot! Casson is also the Senior Markets Campaigner for Greenpeace USA, and has […]

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Ten sushi trends for 2012

Here are our picks for the top ten trends in sushi for 2012. It’s a mixed bag – we have the good, the bad and the ugly all represented. Be sure to let us know if we left out anything you think is going to be big in 2012. These are just our hunches after […]

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record bluefin tuna sale is TRAGIC

Taxes, computing power and bluefin tuna prices seem to only increase. Some day, taxes will abate, and the growth in computing power will moderate. But tuna prices should continue to soar until there are no more wild bluefin tuna. Earlier this month, the record price for bluefin tuna was shattered in the first auction of […]

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Economics of Lionfish Sushi

Let’s talk dollars and common sense. If a sushi restaurant or two will start selling lionfish, and customers order it, all bets are off. Any steady demand that can be created will tempt local fishing operators to tap into this small but growing niche market. They’re abundant, and there’s little in the way of competition […]

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