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Category Announcements

Sep
9
2016

Miss Catfish 2017

Katherine Swafford is 2017 Miss Catfish BELZONI, Miss. – Katherine Corrine Swafford has been named Miss Catfish for 2017 at the World Catfish Festival. Katherine is the 19-year old daughter of Ronald and Tracy Swafford and resides in Cleveland, Mississippi. She is a sophomore at the University of Mississippi where she is pursuing a degree […]

Mar
10
2016

U.S. Catfish Farmers Promote Industry at Seafood Expo North America

The Catfish Institute carried its promotion of U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish to Boston earlier this week for the 2016 Seafood Expo North America, held March 6-8 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Mar
2
2016

Catfish Farmers of America names 2016 Catfish Farmers of the Year

The Catfish Institute congratulates the Catfish Farmers of America’s 2016 Catfish Farmers of the Year named at CFA’s annual convention held recently in Nashville, Tenn.

Dec
30
2015

Seafood COOL Unaffected by WTO’s Ruling on Meat Labeling

The World Trade Organization (WTO) recently authorized Canada and Mexico to impose retaliatory tariffs on certain U.S. meat products…

Dec
23
2015

Happy Holidays From The Catfish Institute

Dec
2
2015

USDA Releases Final Catfish Inspection Rule in Big Win for American Consumers

The United States Department of Agriculture released its final rule to establish an inspection program for U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish and catfish-like imports.

Jul
16
2015

Arkansas Recipe Winner

Aspen Smith, an 11-year-old from Little Rock is Arkansas’s winner of this year’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge – a nationwide recipe contest that promotes healthy cooking and eating. The recipe she created, “Arkansas Baked Almond Catfish” was chosen from all the other recipes submitted from Arkansas. The winners – one from each state, plus the four […]

May
2
2014

Miss Catfish 2014

Victoria Jewel Abraham is 2014 Miss Catfish BELZONI, Miss. – Victoria Jewel Abraham is the new Miss Catfish. Victoria, a nursing student at Mississippi Delta Community College, was selected 2014 Miss Catfish during the World Catfish Festival in early April. She succeeds Taylor Barret, 2013 Miss Catfish. The 20-year-old daughter of Jamel Abraham and Patty […]

Aug
19
2013

PFG Promo

August 19, 2013 — Performance Foodservice and The Catfish Institute have partnered to discover which restaurant serves America’s favorite U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish.

Aug
1
2013

National Catfish Month

August 1, 2013 — To honor the hard work and innovations of America’s catfish farmers, the month of August was designated by congress as National Catfish Month. Happy Catfish Month!

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