Trident wins $6.6 M USDA pollock contract

Trident Seafoods has been awarded a $$6,571,286 contact from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Alaska Pollock products to use in child nutrition and related domestic food assistance programs.

USDA officials said on May 30 that they would purchase 2,257,2000 pounds of frozen Alaska Pollock for $3,177,654 and 1,482,000 pounds of Alaska Pollock sticks at $3,393,631.  Deliveries are to be made from Sept. 1, 2018 through Feb. 15, 2019.

The fish will be distributed to a variety of USDA served programs in Arizona, California, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington State and Wisconsin.