NEWS


PORTLAND, Maine – May 10, 2018 – Bristol Seafood, in partnership with Ocean Beauty Seafood, will offer its Fair Trade Certified sea scallops at Kroger-owned Quality Food Centers in the Pacific Northwest beginning in May. “We are proud to partner with Ocean Beauty and QFC to...

PORTLAND, Maine – April 25, 2018 – Bristol Seafood will participate in the Maine International Trade Center’s upcoming Trade Day 2018, and its Fair Trade Scallops are one of six items selected to be in its New Product Global Showcase. Maine International Trade Center President Wade...

PORTLAND, Maine – April 12, 2018 – Bristol Seafood, in partnership with the Maine Technology Institute, will invest nearly $5 million in its Portland, Maine processing facility over the next three years. The investment is made possible through a grant of over $740 thousand from...

The 2018 scallop season begins in 2018, and the New England Fisheries Management Council is calling for landings of 60.1 millions pounds. If realized, this would be only the third time since 1950 landings have eclipsed 60m. In the factbook below, we review the landings information...

The National Fisheries Institute held its annual conference in Miami. We made a picture book of the top ten things we learned while we were there. Key takeaways were: Scallop landings are projected to exceed 60m pounds for the first time since 2006, and much of...

PORTLAND, Maine – November 9, 2017 – Bristol Seafood will accept the Business of the Year award from the city of Portland on Thursday, November 30th. Each year, the Portland Development Corporation presents awards to deserving companies and institutions. The awards include the business of the...

PORTLAND, Maine – October 25, 2017 – Bristol Seafood announced today that Dana Bartholomew joined the company as Vice President of Sales to further develop its growing portfolio of regional and national accounts.  Mr. Bartholomew has significant experience within the seafood industry having held similar...

Portland, ME, June 8, 2017 - As part of the 4th annual "Walk the Working Waterfront" community event, Bristol Seafood and Hannaford Supermarkets will host a meet and greet with freshly prepared seafood at Bristol’s headquarters on the Portland Fish Pier. Taking place on June...

Portland, ME - June 7, 2017 - With World Oceans Day arriving on June 8, Fair Trade USA has launched their Seafood Switch campaign, a grassroots effort encouraging shoppers to select responsibly sourced seafood. To help drive participation, Bristol Seafood is pleased to release a collection...