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Russia increases domestic pollock consumption

Frozen Whole Alaska Pollock
Seafood
Russia
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Published Feb 21, 2024

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In 2023, Russia saw a 13% increase in domestic pollock consumption, reaching 193,000 metric tons, as suppliers sought to offset export losses caused by Western sanctions. The Pollok Catchers Association (PCA) reports that these domestic sales made up 21% of the total pollock catch. PCA President, Alexey Buglak, confirmed that Russian fishermen have successfully satisfied the domestic market demand for pollock.
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Russia’s domestic consumption of pollock rose 13 percent last year as suppliers looked inward to compensate for export volumes lost to Western sanctions. Russia supplied 193,000 metric tons of pollock products, including frozen pollock, fillets, mince, and surimi, to its domestic market in 2023, according to the Pollok Catchers Association (PCA), the industry’s leading trade association. Domestic sales accounted for 21 percent of the total ...
Source: Intrafish
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