Sourcing challenges

August 2011
FoodService Director;8/15/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 8, pM2
Trade Publication
The article discusses the growing demand for seafood resulting to an increase in prices. Other factors attributed to the increase of seafood prices are a weakened dollar and high commodity costs. SushiSamba corporate chef Fernando Navas explains why the Japanese market is the primary driver of seafood prices. Fastfood chain operator McDonald's has announced its plan to source 100 percent seafood certified by the Marine Stewardship Council for all its European restaurants by October 2010.


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