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SOUTHWIND FOODS JOINS GSSI

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Southwind Foods Joins GSSI – The Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative is pleased to announce that Southwind Foods has joined the GSSI Global Partnership as a Funding Partner.

Southwind Foods is a U.S. owned and operated seafood company servicing U.S. grocery, distributor and food service customers fresh and frozen seafood certified by GSSI recognized schemes BAP, ASC and MSC.

“We are excited to partner with GSSI and further our commitment to sustainable, socially responsible, safe and traceable seafood,” said Paul Galletti, Co-Owner and EVP, Sales & Marketing. “Our family owned, and operated company represents 4 generations that has made its living from commercial fishing to wholesale, processing, and distribution. We have witnessed first-hand how global seafood consumption has increased and it is crucial that we do our part to keep fish populations thriving and our seafood industry healthy for years to come.”
Southwind Foods is a U.S. owned and operated company supplying our grocery, distributor and food service customers the finest fresh and frozen responsibly harvested seafood from around the world.

Our corporate office and world-class 160,000 square feet BRC Global Standard, HACCP approved processing, storage, and distribution facility is located in Carson, California. We also operate sales offices in New York, Texas, and Arizona along with processing and distribution facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Las Vegas, Nevada that supports our sales and distribution in all 50 states.

Southwind Foods import division, Great American Seafood Imports Co., was established in 2003 and operates as the company’s overseas procurement division. The brand consists of a diverse line of cooked, raw, and breaded, bulk and packaged shrimp, fillets, steaks, portions, whole fish, crab, shellfish, and aquatics along with value added and innovative products such as meal kits, planks, skewers, poke and more.

Our highly skilled and ethical marketing and procurement associates work closely with our customers and suppliers to supply the highest level of quality, service and value.

To learn more, please visit www.southwindfoods.com