An annual event held in March to help showcase New Bedford’s waterfront and local seafood plants to international buyers and media participating in the International Boston Seafood Show. This educational tour gives the international buyers an inside look at how 21st-century computer technology and advanced processing equipment is producing a higher quality product than ever and shipping it fast almost anywhere on the planet. The goal is to generate increased and new business for New Bedford’s seafood industry.
The tour is co-sponsored by Food Export USA, Mass Export Center, City of New Bedford, New Bedford Harbor Commission, New Bedford Economic Development Council, and the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce. The tour culminates with a special VIP Luncheon Reception organized by the Chamber.