Seafood Logo Program
Seafood produced by New Jersey fishermen or fish
farmers may now bear the Jersey Seafood logo identifying
local seafood and helping to assure quality. The Jersey
Seafood brand is modeled after the state’s successful
Jersey Fresh branding program for produce. The
State Board of Agriculture approved a rule to permit aquatic
farmers, commercial seafood harvesters and packer/processors
of New Jersey seafood commodities to become licensed by
the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and to market their
products using the Jersey Seafood logo. Click
here to view the rule.
of the logo helps to increase visibility and consumer awareness
of the quality and wholesomeness of products grown and harvested
in New Jersey. The new rules provide consumers with the
confidence that they are purchasing high quality seafood
products that have been grown or harvested in a sustainable
and environmentally-friendly manner.
you have questions or would like an application for the
program, please don’t hesitate to contact us. The
Department has a variety of point of sale and promotional
materials to help support the program.
Export USA-Northeast is a nonprofit organization composed
of ten member state agricultural promotion agencies that
help Northeastern food and agricultural companies promote
their products in foreign markets. The Food Export USA-Northeast
Branded program provides 50% reimbursement for eligible
international marketing activities. Other services include
Buyers Missions, Distributor Development Services, Food
Show Plus as well as a Food Export Helpline. The Food Export
Helpline helps new exporters with assessing export readiness,
pricing & quotations, shipping and packing as well as
NAFTA rules & regulations. To register for upcoming
activities, or to sign up for any of the services, visit
Viewers can also browse our Export 101 Section for resource
links and export educational information. For more information,
about the branded program, visit www.brandedprogram.org.
Bi-weekly, the FSDP sends out seafood trade leads to all
New Jersey exporters.