Via Quinault Nation Enterprises:
Quinault Pride Seafood, a tribal seafood processor based on the Washington coast in Taholah Washington announced today that it has acquired an ownership stake in Pacific Harvest Seafood, a Seattle area seafood marketing firm specializing in domestic and global sales of wild salmon and other seafood products from the Pacific Northwest.
“Quinault Pride Seafood and Pacific Harvest have had a strong working relationship for more than 10 years,” says Myrna Figg, President of Quinault Nation Enterprises. “Our investment in Pacific Harvest allows Quinault Pride Seafood to expand our product marketing beyond regional markets, extend seasons and grow revenue. We’re excited to add to our internal marketing capabilities and look forward to adding jobs with more consistency to the local economy.”
According to Pacific Harvest Seafood President James Gonzalez, “Quinault Pride Seafood products are among the finest and freshest in the world. We welcome this partnership and look forward to exciting new opportunities through product development and expanded brand marketing.”
More about Quinault Pride Seafoods:
Established in 1960, Quinault Pride Seafoods operates a full line processing facility in Taholah, Washington, at the mouth of the Quinault River, serving razor clam harvesters for their beaches and tribal fishermen on four river systems.
Quinault also operates offloading and icing stations in Queets and Aberdeen and an ultra-modern plant and dock facility in Westport Washington which services their large fleet of crab, halibut, troll salmon and black cod fishermen.
About Pacific Harvest Seafood:
Pacific Harvest Seafood was formed in 2002 by James Gonzalez, a veteran of the seafood industry with 35 years in seafood management, sales and production. PHS focus is in selling wild seafood’s from the Pacific NW and Alaska, including all species of wild salmon, halibut, Dungeness crab, black cod, razor clams, salted salmon Ikura. We service retailers and distributors nationwide with fresh and frozen seafoods. Our export markets span the world and measure in millions of pounds of frozen wild Pacific salmon globally. Pacific Harvest Seafood has been the exclusive seafood sales agent for Quinault Pride Seafood since 2005.
Quinault fishing boats tied up along the Wishkah River in Aberdeen. Photo: Debbie Preston