From Our Local Waters to The Costco Frozen Seafood Aisle

In late November, Ocean Choice launched a new product line – Canadian Halibut portions – at 15 Costco Canada stores in Ontario and Quebec. Our Canadian Halibut portions are a great example of how our offshore fishing operations support our land-based, inshore operations. Harvested by Newfoundlanders and Labradorians working on three of Ocean Choice’s offshore fishing vessels – the Katshesuk...

Meet Andrew Reid: His Love For The Fishery Began As A Young Boy

Andrew Reid has been working on Ocean Choice vessels for 10 years with 8 of those years as Chief Engineer on different vessels within the company’s fleet. “Working in the fishing industry is an extremely interesting career. Every day is different; every day is a new challenge. While I have worked on other vessels such as oil tankers and supply...

Showcasing Newfoundland and Labrador’s High-Quality Seafood to The World

In late October, members of our sales team from our local office in St. John’s as well as our offices throughout China made their way to the China Fisheries and Seafood Expo in Qingdao, China where they proudly showcased Newfoundland and Labrador’s high-quality seafood to the world. The China Fisheries and Seafood Expo is an important show for Ocean Choice....

Supporting the Province’s Future

For many years, Ocean Choice has been providing scholarships to students attending local schools in each of the communities where our processing plants are located. Every year several students are honored in Bonavista, St. Lawrence, Fortune, Triton and Port au Choix with scholarships to support their post-secondary studies. We work with the local schools who select the scholarship recipients...

Meet Alma Gough: Some Would Say the Fishery Is In Her Blood

Alma Gough works at the Ocean Choice processing plant in Bonavista, where she processes, weighs and packs all sorts of species from snow crab to capelin. This past year, the plant even saw squid come through the plant – a species that has not been processed in Newfoundland and Labrador since the 1980’s! Growing up in the small coastal community...

Supporting Sustainable Fisheries Management for Future Generations

Early in December, the Marine Stewardship Council announced that Canadian Greenland Halibut (Turbot) can now bear the MSC label that identifies sustainable, well managed fisheries from across the world. Greenland Halibut is an extremely important fishery for Ocean Choice; it helps sustain meaningful employment both on our vessels and in our plants. Ensuring we sustainably manage our ocean resources today...

Let’s Catch Up

Welcome to “Catching up” our new online newsletter for all of the latest Ocean Choice news and stories hot off the presses! So glad you stopped by. I’m Cara Pike, Ocean Choice’s new Director of Communications and Marketing.  My position is new within the company with a goal of increasing knowledge and understanding of Ocean Choice among employees, customers and...