Bristol Named Business of the Year

Bristol Named Business of the Year

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 year, economic development achievement, small business of the year, and new business of the year.

This year’s other award recipients include Eimskip for the Economic Achievement Award, Think Tank Coworking for the Small Business of the Year, and Fork Food Lab for the New Business of the Year.

“We are honored to receive this award, and to share the stage with great Portland companies like Eimskip, Think Tank Coworking, and Fork Food Lab,” said Bristol’s President & CEO, Peter Handy. “Our neighbors at Eimksip, in particular, are a vital partner not just for Bristol but Portland at large. The work done by Managing Director Larus Isfeld and his team has been an instrumental part of our recent growth.”

The annual awards ceremony takes place on Thursday, November 30th from 5:00 pm -6:30 pm at Think Tank Coworking (533 Congress Street, Portland Maine 04101). RSVP to Lori Paulette at ljn@portlandmaive.gov or 207-874-8683.

About Bristol Seafood
Bristol Seafood is on a mission to make seafood America’s favorite protein. Since its founding in 1992 on the waterfront in Portland, Maine, the company built a nationwide following for its steadfast adherence to its uncompromising Maine standards. Bristol is committed to sustainable business practices and is the first to earn a Fair Trade certification for seafood harvested in US waters. Also, the company is certified to the MSC’s chain of custody standard and operates an SQF certified processing plant. In 2016, Bristol reported record sales for the second consecutive year.

Learn more at www.bristolseafood.com.