Santa Monica Seafood Completes Acquisition of Seattle Fish New Mexico

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Rancho Dominguez, CA, April 1, 2018 – Roger O’Brien, President and CEO of Santa Monica Seafood, announced the Company has completed its acquisition of certain assets and the assumption of certain liabilities of Seattle Fish Company of New Mexico, Inc. (“SFNM”). Roger O’Brien said, “This was a fairly quick transaction from start to finish with no bumps in the road …

Santa Monica Seafood Wins Food Safety Achiever of the Year Award

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Rancho Dominguez, CA, March 2, 2017 – Roger O’Brien, CEO of Santa Monica Seafood, announced that, at the annual SafeFood 360° Food Safety conference that took place in Las Vegas last week, Santa Monica Seafood was awarded the Food Safety Achiever of the Year award. SafeFood 360° is an all-encompassing software program that organizes all aspects of a company’s’ food …

RSVP Funds Fishery’s Sustainability Improvements

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Photo credit: ©Diego Perez/El Taller.pe/WWF Through our Responsible Sourcing Vendor Partner program (RSVP), Santa Monica Seafood has supported sustainability improvements in fisheries worldwide. The Peruvian Mahi Mahi fishery is considered one of the most important artisanal fisheries in Peru, providing a livelihood for over 4,000 fishermen. Peru is the largest producer of Mahi Mahi worldwide, with the US being the …

RSVP Update

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We created our Responsible Sourcing Vendor Partner (RSVP) program to collectively apply a percentage of our purchases towards projects we strongly believe in as a company. Our RSVP program has had a busy year so far! Here are some key updates from a few efforts we support in gear improvement, marine education, fisheries improvement projects, community engagement and more! We provided …

Santa Monica Seafood Completes Acquisition of American Fish

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July 4th, Independence Day, took on a whole new meaning for approximately 150 individuals who became new employees of Santa Monica Seafood on that date.  Santa Monica Seafood completed its acquisition of certain assets comprising the seafood division of Prospect Enterprises Inc.  This included groups doing business as American Fish & Seafood in Los Angeles, Sacramento and Phoenix, Chesapeake Fish …

Seasonal Spring Seafood 

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Spring is here!  It’s that time of year where we get you psyched for a few seasonal favorites, and no, we’re not talking about Peeps.  Pacific Halibut season is now open, we’re expecting price to sit right around where it was last year. Whole fish, fillets and portions are available, and check in with your Sales Representative if you’re interested …

2015 SeaWeb Seafood Summit – In Search of Solutions

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The 2015 annual SeaWeb Sustainable Seafood Summit kicked off on February 9 in New Orleans. This yearly event brings a wide variety of people together to discuss the various issues that impact seafood, both farmed and wild.  Our Vice President of Strategic Purchasing and Responsible Sourcing Logan Kock and our Marketing Manager Mary Smith both attended the event. This year’s …

Get Ready for a Spicy New Year

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Every year (for the last 15) the Culinary Experts at McCormick put together a list identifying top trends, insights and ingredients driving the future of flavor. Here are some of their insightful predictions for what we’ll be seeing on menus come 2015. Sour Salt, anyone? According to McCormicks, “combining coarse salt with surprising sours like pickled ginger, sour cherry, dried …

Seeing through the customer’s eyes

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One way to keep your case looking fresh and appealing is to spend a few moments every day seeing it from the customer’s standpoint. Getting out in front of your case and seeing it how a customer sees it is a great way to keep your fish and shellfish looking delectable throughout the day (especially after busy periods). Make it …