Latest Phillips Foods, Inc. and Seafood Restaurants Stories

2009-09-14 13:09:12

Officials with the Maryland Seafood Festival said a man ate six crab cakes in 2 minutes and 42 seconds to win an eating contest. Walter Hughes, 38, of Port Deposit, Md., said he won the second round of the contest Sunday at Sandy Point State Park by swallowing the crab cakes -- which each weigh about 3 3/4 ounces -- without chewing, the Baltimore Sun reported Monday. Michelle Torres, director of marketing for Phillips Seafood Restaurants, said Hughes was the fastest crab-cake eater she had...

2008-10-11 06:00:18

The Middle East food service market is estimated to be worth more than USD 31 billion annually, according to recent studies, with the growing population, relatively high purchasing power and significant rise in the number of tourists considered as the primary factors sustaining the market's multibillion dollar operations. Reports have also revealed that the region is the largest consumer of canned tuna from Thailand in terms of export volume, due to the growing demand for such products within...

2008-08-21 03:00:35

Canadian fish and seafood exports across MENA climbed to over CAD 7.6 million in 2007, recording a 43 per cent increase when compared to the previous year, according to data released by the Consulate of Canada in Dubai. With the aim of taking a larger share of the regional seafood market, 15 Canada-based companies are set to take part in 'Sea Food Expo 2008', the region's only dedicated seafood exhibition, which is slated to run from October 27 29, 2008, at the Madinat Arena Conference Hall...

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