Maine Shellfish Company

Maine Shellfish Company

Distributor, Exporter, Processor, Wholesaler
ME, United States
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Part of the leading wholesale seafood processor and distributor business Ipswich Shellfish Company, Maine Shellfish Company offers a variety of fresh and frozen seafood products.  Live lobsters, fresh soft shell clams, Maine shrimp, local scallops, fresh lobster meat and custom cut fresh fillets are only a few of the signature items they offer. From their locations in Ellsworth and Kennebunk, ME, Maine Shellfish company service world-class food service operations throughout the State of Maine. The company's fleet of trucks will deliver directly to foodservice operation or retail market customers their full line of shrimp, fish fillets, scallops, live lobsters, soups, oysters, mussels, minced clams, soft shell clams, hard shell clams and fresh lobster meat.

Sustainability is a core value for Ipswich Shellfish Company and all of its facilities. Maine Shellfish Company is part of a larger effort to help customers understand the sustainability of the seafood they buy and Ipswich Shellfish Company is working to create a system for its facilities that will allow all customers to assess the sustainability of the products they buy. The company is committed to encouraging wild-scale sustainability improvements and has partnered with various vendors and NGO partners to advance sustainable fishing initiatives throughout the industry. The company also recognizes that not all seafood products meet sustainability standards and have partnered with NGOs, along with local fishermen and their communities, to help support and implement fishery and aquaculture improvement projects meant to advance the environmental performance of fisheries and fish farms.

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    4/13/20
    Last Product Update

    Distribution Regions and Business Locations

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    43 Old Alewive Road
    Kennebunk, ME 4043
    United States
    • Asia
    • Canada - Atlantic
    • Canada - Central & Interior
    • Canada - Northwest
    • Canada - Pacific
    • USA - Alaska
    • 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
    12 Results: Viewing 1-12 Seafood Products
    Seafood group Origin Harvest Method Sustainability Rating FIP Source

    American Lobster

    Homarus americanus
    USA - Gulf of Maine
    Pot/Trap
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Atlantic Pollock

    Pollachius virens
    USA - Gulf of Maine
    Set Gillnets
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Blue Mussels

    Mytilus edulis
    USA - Maine (FIP)
    Hand Dredges
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
    FIP product

    Blue Mussels

    Mytilus edulis
    USA - Maine (FIP)
    Hand Implements
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
    FIP product

    Longfin Squid

    Loligo pealeii
    USA - Mid-Atlantic (MSC)
    Bottom Trawls
    Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized

    Sea Scallops

    Placopecten magellanicus
    USA - Atlantic (MSC)
    Dredge Harvest
    Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized

    Silver Hake

    Merluccius bilinearis
    USA - Gulf of Maine
    Bottom Trawls
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Softshell Clams

    Mya arenaria
    USA - Maine
    Hand Implements
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Summer Flounder

    Paralichthys dentatus
    USA - Atlantic
    Bottom Trawls
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Winter Flounder

    Pseudopleuronectes americanus
    USA - Gulf of Maine
    Bottom Trawls
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Yellowfin Tuna

    Thunnus albacares
    USA - Northwest Atlantic
    Drifting Longlines
    Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

    Yellowtail Flounder

    Limanda ferruginea
    USA - Gulf of Maine
    Bottom Trawls
    Seafood Watch: Avoid