Rob Knecht and Sims McCormick are the founders of Real Oyster Cult, which operates an oyster farm in Duxbury, Massachusetts, U.S.A., and runs a direct-to-consumer oyster program with product curated from about 90 farms.
SeafoodSource: How was Real Oyster Cult started?
Knecht and McCormick: Our cult started small, and now it’s growing at a blistering pace. It all began on our oyster farm, hosting our friends and family on our oyster float… Read More
Patrick Sullivan is the founder of Wild Grill Foods, a maker of value-added seafood products, with its plant in Redmond, Washington, U.S.A. Gary Gottfried is national director of foodservice sales for the company, which specializes in salmon burgers and sausages. Both spoke with SeafoodSource about Wild Grill's accomplishments to-date and goals moving forward.
SeafoodSource: How did Wild Grill Foods came about and how it has grown since its… Read More
Henry Lovejoy is the founder and president of EcoFish, a 20-plus-year-old Dover, New Hampshire, U.S.A.-based company that produces the Henry & Lisa’s Natural Seafood brand and Freshé.
SeafoodSource: How did you come to start your company and how has grown since its inception?
Lovejoy: I started a company exporting live lobster to Europe and Asia for almost 10 years in the 1990s and had the opportunity to travel… Read More
Ryan Laurent, who is based near Atlanta, is regional vice president-sales for Lineage Logistics, the world’s largest provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions. He was also a graduate of the 2018 National Fisheries Institute’s Future Leaders class… Read More
Victoria Li has been with Orca Bay Foods in Seattle, Washington since 2015 in the role of sales administrator and was a member of the National Fisheries Institute’s 2018 Future Leaders class.
SeafoodSource: What does your job at Orca Bay entail?
Photo courtesy of Victoria… Read More
Taylor Laitsch is the marketing and communications manager for Seattle Fish Co., a 101-year-old supplier of seafood that is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with a second office in Kansas City, Missouri.
SeafoodSource: What are your responsibilities at Seattle Fish Co. and what drew you to your current… Read More
Kevin Freile is a salesperson at Mark Foods, a New York City, U.S.A.-based seafood importer. Before joining the industry, Freile was a campaign staffer in Vermont and legislative fellow for the U.S. House of Representatives.
SeafoodSource: What are your responsibilities at Mark Foods and what drew you to your current position… Read More
Mike Bush is one of the founders of Endeavor Seafood, an importer founded in 2001 and based in Newport, Rhode Island.
SeafoodSource: Tell us about why you and your partners founded Endeavor and what your job entails.
Bush: First of all, my business partners… Read More
Lou Cooperhouse is the co-founder, president and CEO of BlueNalu, a cellular aquaculture company based in San Diego, California, that creates seafood products directly from animal cells instead of from the animals themselves… Read More