Top 5 Reasons To Buy Sustainable Seafood

June 1, 2020 at 4:00 AM
A dish of wild American shrimp.

If you work for a restaurant or a distributor, you undoubtedly want to provide the most high-quality seafood products possible to your patrons. There’s only one way to ensure that: buy sustainable seafood, sourced responsibly by fishermen who value their work and their customers. That’s precisely who we are at Tommy’s Seafood, Inc.

From our founder, Tommy, all the way down to our newest hires, we’re committed to selling the best seafood and nothing less, no matter what. Here are 5 reasons why we should be your go-to destination for buying sustainable seafood.

Our History

Our gulf seafood processing has operated out of New Orleans, Louisiana since 1982. That’s over three decades of experience providing only the best seafood to the customers who depend on us. Our factory has grown from a new, small business to approximately 30,000 square-feet, split into workshops that include:

  • Wild-caught, head-on & head-off shrimp
  • Live & cleaned frozen blue crab
  • Oyster shell-stock & shucked oyster meat production
  • Crab cakes
  • Shrimp cakes
  • Entrees
  • Sauces, and more!

We’ve grown so much since our inception that we now custom-pack our products with specification to your brand. If you require further services at the customer level, we also provide R&D when requested.

Our Prices

Ordering the best seafood in the business shouldn’t burn a hole in your budget. At Tommy’s Seafood, Inc., we’re committed to providing our products at a fair price point.

It doesn’t matter what’s happening in the food industry at large—we only sell seafood we believe in, and we want it to be widely accessible. Our facilities on Lake Pontchartrain, Bayou Bienvenue, and the Mississippi River all strive to uphold that mission in everything we do.

Our Products

We take pride in providing our products in multiple forms according to your business’ specific needs. Take our shrimp for example.

We sell two types of shrimp: Penaeus Setiferus (white shrimp) and Penaeus Aztecus (brown shrimp.) Once you’ve chosen which type you prefer, we can sell that shrimp head-on, headless, EZ-PEEL, peeled, or even peeled and deveined. We also offer said shrimp raw, ready-to-cook, cooked, or ready-to-eat.

We then take your preferred shrimp and provide it either as a 5# Block Frozen or IQF (4/5# Bulk and Retail Ready 10/2#, 20/1#.)

Our Method

Over a decade ago, Tommy pioneered a unique freezing process for all of our sustainable seafood. By converting to CO2 freezing at -90° F, versus traditional freezing methods, he was able to provide higher-quality seafood than any of his competitors.

For instance, Tommy’s retail-quality shrimp are frozen within minutes—not hours—to seal the freshness, flavor, and texture inside from the very beginning.

Our Commitment

For Tommy’s Seafood, Inc., seafood is more than a business. It’s our way of life. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please reach out through the Contact page. We’ll be happy to answer any queries you have and continue providing service of optimum quality.

Contact us today to purchase the best sustainable seafood available. We look forward to satisfying your business and your customers!