01 Oct BRISTOL NAMED TOP 25 FOR SUSTAINABILITY & CONSERVATION
PORTLAND, Maine – October 1, 2020 – Bristol Seafood is pleased to announce it earned a place on SeafoodSource’s Top 25 North American Seafood Suppliers – Sustainability & Conservation list. “Sustainability and conservation are at the center of our mission to make seafood America’s favorite protein.” noted Peter Handy, President & CEO at Bristol, “Earning a place on this list is an important validation for the work we do and energizes us to continue to find ways to move sustainability and conservation forward.”
According to SeafoodSource, the list was comprised using panelist recommendations and accounting for “leadership, industry accolades and recognition, pioneering initiatives, partnerships, and industry engagement. This resulting list is one that, we feel, catalogs best practices for driving the industry onward and upward, providing valuable insight into the inner workings of some of the seafood’s most promising and prominent sustainability trailblazers.”
“Bristol is honored and proud to be named to the Top 25 Seafood Sustainability & Conservation list this year, the Top 25 Seafood Product Innovations by Seafood Source last year, and is the first seafood company in the US to earn a Fair Trade certification. This is a testament that our drive to increase seafood consumption and doing the right thing for our people, planet, and oceans can go hand in hand,” says Iréne Moon, VP of Marketing.
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 has built a nationwide following for its steadfast adherence to its Uncompromising Maine Standards. Bristol is committed to sustainable business practices and is the first seafood company to earn a Fair Trade certification for seafood harvested in US waters. Its state-of-the-art facility is certified by GFSI for food safety, MSC for sustainability, and Fair Trade for social welfare. Bristol specializes in dry scallops, wild-caught Norwegian haddock and cod, and ready to cook seafood for the retail market under the My Fish Dish brand. For further media information, please contact: Iréne Moon VP – Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 207-200-2561