02 Nov Bristol Teams With SeaShare to Fortify Food Banks
PORTLAND, Maine – November 2, 2016 – Bristol Seafood, a leading seafood processor and distributor in Southern Maine announced today it has joined ranks with fishermen, seafood companies, and logistics providers and distributors to meet the urgent need for nutrient-rich protein at food banks nationwide.
Together with the National Fisheries Institute Future Leaders Class of 2016, Bristol Seafood has produced a video in support of SeaShare. The “Every Dollar is Magic” video will build awareness of the scarcity of protein in food banks and help raise money to expand SeaShare’s efforts. A link to the video can be found here https://www.seashare.org/sharetheplate.
“We are pleased to have an opportunity to provide nutritious, sustainable seafood to those who need it most,” said Peter Handy, Bristol’s President and CEO.
About Bristol Seafood
Bristol provides quality seafood to people who care about what they eat. Founded in 1992, the company enjoys a nationwide following for its steadfast adherence to its uncompromising Maine standards. This involves pairing efficiency-building technologies with finishing done the old-fashioned way – by hand. In 2015, Bristol reported record sales and shipped more than 6 million pounds of seafood from its facility on the Portland, Maine fish pier. The company is the first and only processor of mussels, scallops, or fillets in the state of Maine to earn a Safe Quality Food institute certification. Learn more at www.bristolseafood.com
SeaShare is a non-profit founded in 1994 to help the seafood industry donate to hunger-relief efforts in the United States. Learn more at www.seashare.org