Quinault Pride Seafood buys stake in Pacific Harvest Seafood
Taholah, Washington, U.S.A.-based Quinault Pride Seafood has purchased Seattle, Washington-based seafood marketing firm Pacific Harvest Seafood.
Quinault Pride is owned by the Quinault Indian Nation. Its Taholah plant is a full line processing facility for razor clams and salmon. It also operates a facility in Westport, Washington processing sturgeon, black cod, halibut, salmon, and crab.
Pacific Harvest Seafood specializes in domestic and global sales of wild salmon and other seafood products from the U.S. Pacific Northwest.
“Quinault Pride Seafood and Pacific Harvest have had a strong working relationship for more than 10 years. Our investment in Pacific Harvest allows Quinault Pride Seafood to expand our product marketing beyond regional markets, extend seasons and grow revenue,” Quinault Nation Enterprises President Myrna Figg said in a press release. “We’re excited to add to our internal marketing capabilities and look forward to adding jobs with more consistency to the local economy.”
Pacific Harvest Seafood was founded in 2002 by James Gonzalez. The company has been the exclusive seafood sales agent for Quinault Pride Seafood since 2005.
“Quinault Pride Seafood products are among the finest and freshest in the world. We welcome this partnership and look forward to exciting new opportunities through product development and expanded brand marketing,” Gonzalez said.