For many seafood companies, 2021 marked a second year of chaos.

The impacts of the pandemic were still very much being felt, and the shipping crisis and inflation had their teeth firmly clamped around the industry's bottom line.

For those companies that shifted strategy in 2020, rapidly redirecting their supply chains to new markets, new formats and new platforms, the cost of the decision still hung in the balance in 2021.

Higher costs and changed structures were still largely not shored up and a cloud of risk still hung firmly overhead in boardrooms around the world.