Hilo Fish Company, Inc.

Hilo Fish Company, Inc.

Distributor, Importer, Processor
HI, United States
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Hilo Fish Company, Inc. is a leading importer and processor of fresh and frozen seafood in the United States. Through global sourcing from over 20 coastal regions, their operations support the seafood needs of a wide range of clientele that includes restaurants, regional grocery chains, national broadline food distributors, and other various sized businesses involved with food. Hilo Fish Company is headquartered in Hilo, Hawaii. They maintain satellite sales offices in Los Angeles, California and Perth Amboy, New Jersey. In April of 2006, the company opened a regional procurement office in Manila, Philippines to handle all purchases in Asia. Within the industry they are recognized for their signature labels Krimson and Reelfresh, two exceptional lines of premium frozen fish products that other brands are measured against.

The mission at Hilo Fish Company is to consistently provide the best quality products and services to customers while operating their business with pride and humility, quality and integrity, excellence and innovation, trust and honesty, and care and unity. Their imported products are processed in USDA-approved and HACCP-certified facilities. They also retain independent labs to perform random test production runs as an additional quality control measure. All products are labeled according to the Country of Origin Labeling (CoOL) law. Hilo Fish Company maintains a hands-on approach, working closely with business partners and local government agencies to ensure that community and environmental concerns are met. They have a zero tolerance for labor abuses of any kind, committed to the sustainability of the resource as well as the community. By partnering with the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, sustainability and traceability is heavily enforced, ensuring that the origin and status of their products are well-known and from conscientious fisheries.

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    Total Species
    13
    Total Sources
    4/13/20
    Last Product Update

    Distribution Regions and Business Locations

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    55 Holomua St.
    Hilo, HI 96720
    United States
    • Canada - Atlantic
    • Canada - Central & Interior
    • Canada - Northwest
    • Canada - Pacific
    • USA - California
    • USA - Gulf of Mexico
    • USA - Hawaii
    • USA - Mid Atlantic
    • USA - Midwest
    • USA - New England
    • USA - Pacific Northwest
    • USA - Rockies & Southwest
    • USA - South Atlantic
    • USA - Southeast
    13 Results: Viewing 1-13 Seafood Products
    Seafood group Origin Harvest Method Sustainability Rating FIP Source

    Albacore Tuna

    Thunnus alalunga
    USA - Hawaii
    Deep-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Blue Marlin

    Makaira nigricans
    USA - Hawaii (Including vessels landing in California)
    Deep-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Mahi-mahi

    Coryphaena hippurus
    USA - Hawaii
    Shallow-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Opah

    Lampris guttatus
    USA - Hawaii (Including vessels landing in California)
    Deep-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Ruby Snapper

    Etelis carbunculus
    USA - Hawaii
    Handlines and Hand-Operated Pole-and-Lines
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Shortfin Mako Shark

    Isurus oxyrinchus
    USA - Hawaii
    Deep-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Sickle Pomfret

    Taractichthys steindachneri
    USA - Hawaii (Including vessels landing in California)
    Deep-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Swordfish

    Xiphias gladius
    USA - Hawaii (Including vessels landing in California)
    Shallow-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Whiteleg Shrimp

    Litopenaeus vannamei
    USA
    Zero Exchange / Inland
    Seafood Watch: Best Choice

    Yellowfin Tuna

    Thunnus albacares
    USA - Hawaii (Eastern Pacific, including vessels landing in California)
    Deep-Set Longline
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Yellowfin Tuna

    Thunnus albacares
    Pacific Ocean - West Central
    Drifting Longlines
    Seafood Watch: Avoid

    Yellowfin Tuna

    Thunnus albacares
    Vietnam (FIP)
    Handline
    Seafood Watch: Best Choice
    FIP product

    Yellowfin Tuna

    Thunnus albacares
    Pacific Ocean - West Central
    Handlines and Hand-Operated Pole-and-Lines
    Seafood Watch: Best Choice