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About Trident Seafoods Corporation

Trident Seafoods is a vertically integrated seafood business that hauls in salmon, cod, crab, and assorted other fin- and shellfish from the icy waters of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. It then processes and cans or freezes them for retail food and foodservice customers. The company's offerings include — through brands such as Trident, Louis Kemp, Royal Pink, and Sea Alaska — burgers, frozen filets, fishsticks, cuts and bites, and even surimi (crab-flavored processed fish) noodles. It also owns Pure Alaska Omega fish oils. Trident has a fleet of processing boats and trawlers, as well as onshore processing plants. Its products are available primarily in the US, but also in select markets in Asia and Europe.


Trident Seafoods provides harvesting, processing, and marketing of seafood products, including seabass, cod, crab, flounder/sole, halibut, lobster, mahi, pollock, rockfish, salmon, shrimp, steelhead trout, swordfish, tilapia, tuna, and wahoo. In addition to Trident, its host of brand names include Faust, Rubinstein, Royal Red, Whitney's, and Prelate.

Geographic Reach

With headquarters in Seattle, Trident Seafoods has plants across Alaska and the Pacific Northwest, as well as one each in Minnesota and Georgia. In addition to the US, the company serves markets in China, Japan, Germany, and other parts of Europe.

Sales and Marketing

Trident Seafoods serves supermarkets, warehouse clubs, and other retailers; restaurants; and foodservice providers in such industries as education, healthcare, travel and leisure, and lodging. It also offers its food products, and sells clothing, merchandise, and seasonal products online.

Company Background

Prime was founded in 1998 after the merger of Pharmacy Gold, a formulary and clinical services provider, and claims processor ProPar Services. Two pioneering Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) plans saw the potential for a better model. Before 1998, Pharmacy Gold Inc. and ProPar begin sharing staff to serve the two nonprofit health plans in 1993. Within a decade, nonprofit Blue Plans from Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming and Kansas would jointly own this new model — Prime Therapeutics (Prime).

Trident Seafoods Corporation

5303 Shilshole Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107-4000
Phone: 1 (206) 783-3818

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Chairman and President: Charles Bundrant
EVP Operations: Edd Perry
Chief Financial Officer: Terry Sabol
Employees (This Location): 350
Employees (All Locations): 9,000

Major Office Locations

Seattle, WA

Other Locations

Akutan, AK
Anchorage, AK
Chignik, AK
Cordova, AK
Dutch Harbor, AK
Ketchikan, AK
Kodiak, AK
Saint Paul Island, AK
Motley, MN
Milltown, NJ
Newport, OR
Anacortes, WA
Bellingham, WA
Chehalis, WA
Everett, WA
Seattle, WA
Tacoma, WA
Choshi, Japan
Chuo-Ku, Japan
Lüneburg, Germany