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 …

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 …

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 …

Back to School

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Just because summer is right around the corner doesn’t mean you can’t go back to school.  Check out this great learning tool from The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Your whole staff can benefit from this on-line educational opportunity. Post your diplomas where you customers can see them – then share your knowledge about Alaska’s vast seafood resource!  

Fresh Fish and Veggies, Anyone?

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We’re excited to introduce you to our newest RSVP Program funding recipient – The Ecology Center! The Ecology Center is a one-acre nonprofit hands-on educational center based in nearby San Juan Capistrano, CA, and they are about to install an sample backyard aquaponics system demonstrating the potential for small-scale backyard aquaculture, sustainable seafood, and organic vegetable production. We’re honored to …

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 …

Squeeze the Most out of Winter Citrus

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January is a great month to feature citrus on your menu. As you might guess, we’d love to see you pairing it with seafood!  Whether you’re juicing, zesting, supreming, pickling, candying or otherwise working with citrus in your kitchen now, here are some ideas for highlighting fish and shellfish. Tangerines Whether you’re looking to add a hot or cold citrus …