From small packaging roots to becoming a top-selling shrimp brand, SeaPak celebrates 75 years
This year marks 75 years in business for Saint Simons Island, Georgia, U.S.A.-based seafood supplier SeaPak Shrimp and Seafood, and to celebrate three-quarters of a century in business, the company has released new packaging and a revamped logo.
“We are incredibly proud of the legacy that the SeaPak brand has built over the past 75 years,” said Ciera Womack, the director of marketing and seafood for the consumer brands division of SeaPak’s parent company Rich Products. “This brand is well-respected in the seafood industry and has helped pioneer several initiatives over the years.”
What is now a major frozen shrimp manufacturing operation started modestly as the Sea Island Packing Company on a former naval training base off the coast of Georgia.
Within a year, the company began to employ individual quick freezing – a process that allowed it to “flash freeze” each batch of locally caught shrimp – in its production, preserving its product’s freshness for a much longer period of time than once thought possible.
“It’s a process that has become industry standard to this day,” SeaPak said in a press release...
Photo courtesy of SeaPak Shrimp and Seafood