Bill Stride featured at Publix sustainabile seafood forum

By | November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Community-based fishery management, Customer, Products, Supply Chain, Sustainability|Tags: , , , , , , |

Bill Stride presented our progress on the community based fishery management project at the Publix sustainable seafood forum last week. Bill was the only seafood vendor representative asked to present, providing insight around responsible seafood supply chain development. The forum was held at Publix corporate headquarters in Lakeland, Florida. Bill reviewed why we're focusing on Indonesia, how we've [...]

Sitting down with President and founder Jerry Knecht

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Social Impact, Sustainability|Tags: , , , , , |

This week, we get some perspective from Jerry. Let's see what we can learn from his experience in the northeast, Indonesia and everywhere in-between. Once you exited the New England fisheries, which fisheries did you examine for your next phase of work and why did you choose Indonesia? Prior to completely exiting, we had been in [...]

Key takeaways from the FAO’s annual report “The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture”

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Community-based fishery management, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

The Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO) began publishing their annual report titled “The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture” in an effort to provide an objective look at where we are today with global fish production and the associated challenges and opportunities. With over 200 pages, we realize you may not have [...]

CEO Bill Stride’s learnings in a changing business

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: Customer, Products, Social Impact, Supply Chain, Sustainability|Tags: , , , |

What was your background before NAI-BSI? What types of seafood businesses? I started working on the plant floor at Turner Fisheries in Boston at age 14 producing reusable gel ice packs, and spent my high school and college Summers working there. I was a Union member and learned every aspect of fresh processing, shipping and receiving. [...]

Founder and Principal Jerry Knecht featured as a panelist at the Economist’s regional fisheries conference

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Social Impact, Sustainability|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jerry presented the progress of our community-based fishery management model at the recent South-East Asia and Pacific Regional Fisheries Summit in Indonesia. The Economist convened a group of investors, government representatives, non-profit organizations and multi-lateral agencies to discuss how to drive investment in sustainable fisheries. The integrated fishery model quickly became a focal point in discussing [...]