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Minister Ashfield Lends his Support to New Brunswick Exhibitors at the International Boston Seafood Show

Mar 11 2013 12:00AM

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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS -- (Marketwire) -- 03/11/13 -- Editors' note: A photo is associated with this press release.

Minister Ashfield lent his support to New Brunswick exhibitors at the International Boston Seafood Show yesterday, where he met with many potential buyers and sellers at what is North America largest seafood event.

New Brunswick is Canada's largest exporter of fish and seafood, with exports valued at $967.2 million. The province exported 105,522 tonnes (t) of fish and seafood. The top three exports by value were lobster (22,058 t valued at $475.4 million), farmed Atlantic salmon (35,620 t valued at $210.8 million) and snow/queen crab (8,736 t valued at $99.1 million).

For more information about Canada's fish and seafood industry visit our website.

Related:

Canada Announces Strong Fish and Seafood Exports Data in 2012.

Provincial and Territorial Statistics on Canada's Fish and Seafood Exports 2012.

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Contacts:
Frank Stanek
Media Relations
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Ottawa, Ontario
613-990-7537

Barbara Mottram
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
613-992-3474





Source: Marketwire


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