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03/2019 SeaTru® delivers high-quality seafood that is truly traceable, truly responsible and truly delicious BOSTON, Mass. March 13, 2019 – Consumers rate sustainability above price and brand, according to the Marine Stewardship Council[1], with most agreeing shoppers should buy seafood only from sustainable sources to save the oceans. Stavis Seafoods makes buying sustainably sourced seafood easier with... Read more.
03/2019 Year-Long Celebration to Kick Off at SENA 2019 Boston, MA - March 6, 2019 – Stavis Seafoods, a multinational seafood manufacturer and fishing company, is celebrating 90 years of innovation in the seafood industry. Founded in 1929 and originally called the Stavis Ipswich Clam Company, Stavis Seafoods is considered a Boston waterfront pioneer and one of the leading providers of seafood in the... Read more.
12/2018 New BOS’N Argentine Red Shrimp Items Include Peeled & Deveined Tail-On and Tail-Off, Easy-to-Peel and Headless, Shell-On December 11, 2018 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a vertically integrated importer and manufacturer of quality fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that it expanded its BOS’N brand to include a full line of Argentine Red Shrimp products. The new BOS’N additions... Read more.
12/2018 New VP of Operations and Director of Quality Will Optimize Processes to Ensure High Standards for Quality, Safety and Customer Service December 4, 2018 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a vertically integrated importer and manufacturer of quality fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that seafood industry veterans Mohamed Fakira and Allison Roderick will serve as the company’s new Vice... Read more.
11/2018 STAVIS SEAFOODS AND PILOT DEVELOPMENT SECURE WINNING PROPOSAL FOR MASSPORT WATERFRONT SITE *** New Development Will Incorporate All Stavis Seafoods’ Operations into One Boston-Based Facility November 29, 2018 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a vertically integrated importer and manufacturer of quality fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that its proposal for developing Parcel 5 in Massport... Read more.
06/2018 STAVIS SEAFOODS UNVEILS PRINCE EDWARD FROZEN ORGANIC MUSSELS FOR RETAIL & FOODSERVICE * * * Product combines the superior quality of an Organic Canadian Mussel with the convenience of a frozen seafood item June 19, 2018 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a vertically integrated importer and manufacturer of quality fresh & frozen seafood, today unveiled its new frozen Prince Edward Whole... Read more.
04/2018 Seafood-Industry Leader is Recognized for its Commitment to Food Safety, Hygiene and Quality March 11, 2018 - BOSTON, MA - Stavis Seafoods, an international, vertically integrated seafood company, announced today that it earned British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification under the Global Standard for Food Safety for its Boston facility. BRC's Global Standard is recognized as the world... Read more.
01/2018 Company’s long-term goal of securing supply chain transparency down to the boat is now a reality January 17, 2018 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a Boston-based, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that it entered into a strategic partnership with IMV, a multinational fishing company based in The Netherlands with vessels and processing... Read more.
07/2017 West Coast Redistribution Leader to Offer Boston-Based Company’s Wide Range of Seafood Products July 24, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a leading international importer and first receiver of seafood, today announced that it will enter a primary distribution partnership with R.W. Zant Company, one of the largest redistribution companies in the United States. The partnership, which will begin... Read more.
06/2017 Boston-Based Seafood Company is Proactively Offering Low Environmental Impact Packaging June 20, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a leading international importer and first receiver of seafood, today announced that it will utilize packaging made of 100% recyclable material for fresh fish orders. This new packaging is part of an ongoing and proactive effort by Stavis Seafoods to offer more... Read more.
03/2017 Food Industry Veteran Charles Marble to Lead Management Team Effort March 16, 2017 – BOSTON, MA. – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that food industry veteran Charles “Chuck” Marble will serve as the company’s President. Marble previously served as CEO of Elevation Brands, which includes Ian’s Natural Foods... Read more.
03/2017 Fresh Seafood Expert to Expand Stavis’ Quality Programs at All Locations March 14, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that Brandii Holmdahl will serve as the company’s new Director of Quality. Holmdahl, who held quality positions at every level of the seafood industry, most recently served... Read more.
02/2017 The New Facility is Part of the Company’s Overall Commitment to Growth and Enhancing Customer Service Levels February 27, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced it is opening an additional 40,000 square foot warehouse facility just north of Boston in Peabody, Massachusetts. Stavis Peabody will... Read more.
08/2016 Initial Warehouse & Delivery Agreement to Expand Seafood Reach for Both Companies August 1, 2016 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced it entered a select partnership with G&C Food Distributors, one of the leading food service re-distributors in the United States. The partnership will start... Read more.
03/2016 March 8, 2016 – BOSTON, MA. – Stavis Seafoods, a family-owned, international seafood wholesale and distribution company, today announced it has agreed to be the anchor tenant of a new seafood facility planned on the Boston Waterfront. With Stavis as the lead tenant, Massport approved the project, which will be on Parcel 5 of the Massport Marine Terminal. Stavis Seafoods has been searching for a... Read more.
12/2015 December 9, 2015, 4:31 pm Ola Wietecha Consumer demand is quickly changing and becoming more specific, and according to US-based wholesaler Stavis Seafoods's CEO, the industry's traditionally slow pace of change will no longer suffice, something which is pushing the company to be more "nimble" going forward. “The consumer is getting more discerning and rightfully so and we... Read more.
12/2015 December 9, 2015, 4:31 pm Ola Wietecha Consumer demand is quickly changing and becoming more specific, and according to US-based wholesaler Stavis Seafoods's CEO, the industry's traditionally slow pace of change will no longer suffice, something which is pushing the company to be more "nimble" going forward. “The consumer is getting more discerning and rightfully so and we... Read more.
12/2015 December 8, 2015 – BOSTON, MA. – Stavis Seafoods, a family-owned, international seafood wholesale and distribution company, today announced it hired seafood veteran Brett Heidtke to serve as the company’s new Director of Operations. Heidtke has more than 15 years of experience leading seafood production and operational facilities and his addition will help optimize Stavis’ two Boston processing... Read more.
08/2015 July 31, 2015 Matt Whittaker - Undercurrent News - A seafood festival in Boston, Massachusetts this weekend may draw upwards of 15,000 people, said Richard Stavis, CEO of Boston-based Stavis Seafoods and board member of the Boston Fisheries Foundation, which is putting on the festival. The fourth annual Boston Seafood Festival, is scheduled to be held Sunday from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. at the Boston... Read more.
12/2014 By Catherine Rentz Baltimore Sun Addressing growing concerns over seafood fraud, a presidential task force called Tuesday for expanded enforcement and a new program giving consumers more information about the origins of the imported fish, crab and other seafood they eat.   The new program would trace seafood from its harvest to its entry into U.S. commerce, with the first phase focusing on... Read more.
10/2014 Boston, MA The Family Business Association (FBA), the leading independent non-profit organization serving family business enterprises, today honored a number of outstanding Massachusetts family businesses for their achievements, success, and significant contributions to the Massachusetts economy. MacNeill Engineering Company, Inc. of Marlborough, MA was named Small Family Business of the Year (... Read more.