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SKUNA BAY SALMON EXPANDS TO FLORIDA ADDING NORTH STAR SEAFOOD TO ITS ROSTER OF EXCLUSIVE PURVEYORS

Effective April 20th, 2015, Skuna Bay, Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon is entering the Florida market with newly announced distributor partner North Star Seafood. This expansion effectively brings access to Skuna Bay Salmon to all four corners of the United States making Florida the 33rd state where Skuna Bay is now available. After a lengthy due diligence process that began in 2013, North Star Seafood was selected as exclusive distributing partner in Florida for their reputation for quality, sustainable sourcing, service and outstanding cold chain.

“Our passion is to consistently provide the great chefs of America with great salmon so their customers always have a fantastic salmon dining experience ,” says Dave Mergle, Director for Skuna Bay. “Florida has long been on our wish list because there are some great chefs and restaurants in their many cities and ...


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SKUNA BAY SALMON FEATURED AT THE JAMES BEARD AWARDS IN CHICAGO

GOLD RIVER, BC (March 13, 2015)— Skuna Bay Salmon, the award winning Craft Raised Salmon from Vancouver Island will be served at the James Beard Awards, the annual culinary trendsetting event held this year in Chicago, Ill on May 4. The James Beard Awards are held annually to celebrate the very best in America’s culinary scene and is considered the chef and restaurant equivalent of the Oscars.

“Skuna Bay is proud to be a partner of this trend setting event. We are delighted that some of the best chefs in America will be cooking with Skuna Bay, Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon,” said Stewart Hawthorn, Head Farmer for Skuna Bay Salmon.

The Skuna Bay partnership with the James Beard Foundation began in 2012 when Skuna Bay became a House Purveyor of the James Beard House. Over the past three years, Skuna Bay has been made available to dozens of chefs app...


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SKUNA BAY SALMON ANNOUNCES NEW PACIFIC NW DISTRIBUTOR PARTNER, ADDING PACIFIC SEAFOOD GROUP TO ITS ROSTER OF EXCLUSIVE PURVEYORS

Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon now available in Washington, Idaho, Montana and Utah through Pacific Seafood

Gold River, B.C. (March 4, 2015) — Effective March 9, 2015, Skuna Bay, Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon has awarded its exclusive distribution in Washington State, Idaho, Montana and Utah to seafood distributor Pacific Seafood Group. Skuna Bay Salmon was made available initially to these markets beginning in April of 2013 but recently has made the move to Pacific Seafood after a thorough review of its distribution and service in these markets. After a lengthy due diligence process, Pacific Seafood was selected as exclusive distributing partner in their area for their reputation for quality, sustainable sourcing, service and outstanding cold chain.

“Our passion is to consistently provide the great chefs of America with great salmon so their ...


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HISTORIC JAMES BEARD HOUSE HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL SKUNA BAY ‘SALMON SEDUCTION’ DINNER ON FEBRUARY 25, 2015 WITH SOME OF AMERICA’S GREAT CHEFS

Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon Featured by Great Chefs: James Beard Award Winning Anne Kearney, Brandon Foster, Michael Costa, Yuhi Fujinaga, Michael Gabriel and Brian Howard

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GOLD RIVER, BC (February 9, 2015)— Skuna Bay Salmon and six talented chefs from around America are to be featured at the historic James Beard House with the third annual “Salmon Seduction” dinner on February 25, 2015. The Vancouver Island Craft Raised Salmon will again be served at this special dinner by chefs representing some of the country’s most well-known culinary centers: Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Denver, New York City and a former James Beard Award Winning Chef from Dayton, OH. Plying their talents at this special dinner will be James Beard Award-winning Chef Anne Kearney from Rue Dumaine in Dayton, OH; Chef Brian Howard from his soon-to-be-open...


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VANCOUVER ISLAND’S SKUNA BAY CRAFT RAISED SALMON SERVED TO CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER STEPHEN HARPER AND AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER TONY ABBOTT

Harvested from Grieg Seafoods’ Concepcion Sea Farm in Nootka Sound, Chef Louis Simard of Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa prepared a perfect Skuna Bay Salmon tartar for Head of State Dinner on Monday, June 9, 2014

Gold River, B.C. (June 10, 2014) — The Craftsman Farmers of Skuna Bay proudly provided their best Skuna Bay Salmon for an official Canada Head of State dinner at Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa on Monday. Chef Louis Simard, Executive Chef at the reknowned hotel, expertly prepared a tartar for the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, Mrs. Laureen Harper and the Honourable Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Australia.

The salmon selected for this special dinner were 10-12 pound farmed Atlantic salmon from the Concepcion sea farms in Nootka Sound, off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Head Farmer Steve Munro oversaw the harv...


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