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>d DISTRIBUTORS Clipper Seafoods Ltd. Sustainably Frozen Clipper Seafoods Ltd. uses longliners and flash freezing to deliver fresh Alaska cod and other species of fish to the world. By Brian Salgado lipper Seafoods Ltd. has plenty of competition for Alaska cod and other species of fish throughout the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. However, David Little’s company is one of the few harvesters utilizing baited hooks and longliners, a low-impact, environmentally sensitive fishing style that keeps species flourishing for the long term while ensuring the freshest fish possible for clients. “We’re bringing fish on board one at a time as opposed to trawlers who bring hundreds at a time,” Little explains. company profile “Since they are carefully handled individually, there is little or no bruising, so the flesh is very white. Clipper Seafoods Ltd. They are all flash frozen within a short period of Headquarters: Seattle time to guarantee absolute freshness of the highest Specialties: Longline harvesting and flash freezing of Alaska cod quality of fish.” David Little, president and Since 1987, Clipper Seafoods Ltd. has caught and founder: “[The fish] are all flash frozen within a short period of sold high-quality, frozen-at-sea fish products from time to guarantee absolute freshAlaska. The company operates seven freezer longness of the highest quality of fish.” liners – six of its own plus one it manages for a 72 food & drink • fall/winter 2012 • << Clipper Seafoods catches and freezes cod and other fish on its freezer liners, which patrol the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. C native corporation – in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska, where it primarily fishes for Alaska cod. In fact, Clipper’s fleet will harvest around 29,000 metric tons of Alaska cod in 2012. Clipper Seafoods sells its products all over the world, along with a limited distribution in the United States. Little says most of the company’s product is shipped to Europe, Japan or China, where cod is considered a delicacy. Marketing to America While the rest of the world enjoys Alaska cod on its own, Little says the high-quality cod Clipper Seafoods harvests and distributes has not caught on in the United States. He attributes this

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food and Drink - Fall/Winter 2012

Food and Drink - Fall/Winter 2012
Tableside Chat
NYC Wine & Food Festival
Going Global
Beverage Focus
Caribou Coffee
Scooter’s Coffee & Yogurt
Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
Distributors: Food Law
Progressive Gourmet
Rocky Mountain Natural Meats
Seattle Fish Company of New Mexico
Blue Mountain Growers
Dandrea Produce and Wines
Dorr Lobster
Gary’s Seafood and Specialties
Pohl Food Service Inc.
Supply America
Victoria Fine Foods
Bernatello’s Pizza Inc.
Best Mexican Foods
C.F. Gollott & Son
Clipper Seafoods Ltd.
Mountain Foods Products
Siedhoff Distributing
Sterling Pacific Meat
Producers: Business Strategies
Carib Brewery
Heroes Vodka
Mountain Pure Beverage Co.
Deli Express/E.A. Sween Co.
Family Fresh Pack
Haring Catfish Enterprises
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Demerara Distillers
Walker & Sons Inc. – Slap Ya Mama
DRY Soda Co.
Good Time Beverages
Greencore USA
Jaindl Turkey Farms
McCall Farms
Nuovo Pasta Productions
Brewery Ommegang
R.L. Schreiber
Venus Wafers Inc.
Casper’s Ice Cream
Restaurants: Smart Marketing
Extreme Pizza
Buffalo Wings & Rings
Fatburger North America Inc.
Famous Famiglia
Francesca’s Restaurants Inc.
Aurelio’s Pizza
Yoshinoya America
Crepe Delicious
FREEB!RDS World Burrito
Razzoo’s Cajun Café
Independent Restaurants
Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant
The Alicart Restaurant Group
The Optimist
The Olive Tree Italian Restaurant
The Epicurean Group
Salty’s Seafood Grills
Retailers: Shopper Marketing
Weigel’s Inc.
Royal Buying Group
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Food and Drink - Fall/Winter 2012