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Mississippi Seafood Marketing

The MSU Extension Service maintains a free online marketing program for food and seafood producers to promote their products and services.

What is MarketMaker?

MarketMaker is the most extensive and in-depth database featuring a diverse community of food-related businesses: buyers, farmers/ranchers, fisheries, farmers' markets, processors/packers, wineries, restaurants, and more.

Why do consumers use MarketMaker?

Consumers use MarketMaker to locate suppliers selling just what they need. Search for anything—the nearest supplier of organic chickpeas, specialty mushrooms, or seasonal fish from anywhere in the U.S.

Why do buyers use MarketMaker?

Buyers register, making their business discoverable to food producers looking to grow, source, or sell just what you need. Buyers can use MarketMaker to find more suppliers of differentiated, high-quality products leading to more efficient sourcing and higher margins.

Why register your business at Marketmaker?

Producers register their businesses in MarketMaker because food buyers of all types access our database to find products and services to meet their specific needs. Through MarketMaker, producers can reach more buyers and form profitable business alliances more efficiently.

What is the MarketMaker Buy/Sell Forum?

With the MarketMaker Buy/Sell Forum, you can find local products while helping local farmers and family-operated businesses.

Where can you find Mississippi MarketMaker?

MarketMaker can be viewed online at

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Mississippi MarketMaker

Using Food MarketMaker for Market Research: Introduction to MarketMaker.

Mississippi MarkerMaker Newsletter.

Direct Marketing Tools for Mississippi Vegetable Producers.

Create and Update Business Profiles in MarketMaker.

Mississippi MarketMaker In-Service Training Workshop and Outreach.

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Filed Under: Natural Resources, Marine Resources, Seafood Economics, Seafood Harvesting and Processing March 30, 2022

RAYMOND, Miss. -- For Mississippi’s commercial fishermen, stress is part of daily life, but the typical stressors they face have been intensifying for more than 10 years.

Filed Under: Environment, Fisheries, Marine Resources, Seafood Economics, Seafood Harvesting and Processing July 25, 2019

While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is closing the Bonnet Carré Spillway this week, economic impacts of its months-long opening are expected to be felt in the seafood industry for years to come.

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