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07/2017 West Coast Redistribution Leader to Offer Boston-Based Company’s Wide Range of Seafood Products July 24, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a leading international importer and first receiver of seafood, today announced that it will enter a primary distribution partnership with R.W. Zant Company, one of the largest redistribution companies in the United States. The partnership, which will begin... Read more.
06/2017 Boston-Based Seafood Company is Proactively Offering Low Environmental Impact Packaging June 20, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a leading international importer and first receiver of seafood, today announced that it will utilize packaging made of 100% recyclable material for fresh fish orders. This new packaging is part of an ongoing and proactive effort by Stavis Seafoods to offer more... Read more.
03/2017 Food Industry Veteran Charles Marble to Lead Management Team Effort March 16, 2017 – BOSTON, MA. – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that food industry veteran Charles “Chuck” Marble will serve as the company’s President. Marble previously served as CEO of Elevation Brands, which includes Ian’s Natural Foods... Read more.
03/2017 Fresh Seafood Expert to Expand Stavis’ Quality Programs at All Locations March 14, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced that Brandii Holmdahl will serve as the company’s new Director of Quality. Holmdahl, who held quality positions at every level of the seafood industry, most recently served... Read more.
02/2017 The New Facility is Part of the Company’s Overall Commitment to Growth and Enhancing Customer Service Levels February 27, 2017 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced it is opening an additional 40,000 square foot warehouse facility just north of Boston in Peabody, Massachusetts. Stavis Peabody will... Read more.
08/2016 Initial Warehouse & Delivery Agreement to Expand Seafood Reach for Both Companies August 1, 2016 – BOSTON, MA – Stavis Seafoods, a family owned, international importer and first receiver of fresh & frozen seafood, today announced it entered a select partnership with G&C Food Distributors, one of the leading food service re-distributors in the United States. The partnership will start... Read more.
03/2016 March 8, 2016 – BOSTON, MA. – Stavis Seafoods, a family-owned, international seafood wholesale and distribution company, today announced it has agreed to be the anchor tenant of a new seafood facility planned on the Boston Waterfront. With Stavis as the lead tenant, Massport approved the project, which will be on Parcel 5 of the Massport Marine Terminal. Stavis Seafoods has been searching for a... Read more.
12/2015 December 9, 2015, 4:31 pm Ola Wietecha Consumer demand is quickly changing and becoming more specific, and according to US-based wholesaler Stavis Seafoods's CEO, the industry's traditionally slow pace of change will no longer suffice, something which is pushing the company to be more "nimble" going forward. “The consumer is getting more discerning and rightfully so and we... Read more.
12/2015 December 9, 2015, 4:31 pm Ola Wietecha Consumer demand is quickly changing and becoming more specific, and according to US-based wholesaler Stavis Seafoods's CEO, the industry's traditionally slow pace of change will no longer suffice, something which is pushing the company to be more "nimble" going forward. “The consumer is getting more discerning and rightfully so and we... Read more.
12/2015 December 8, 2015 – BOSTON, MA. – Stavis Seafoods, a family-owned, international seafood wholesale and distribution company, today announced it hired seafood veteran Brett Heidtke to serve as the company’s new Director of Operations. Heidtke has more than 15 years of experience leading seafood production and operational facilities and his addition will help optimize Stavis’ two Boston processing... Read more.
08/2015 July 31, 2015 Matt Whittaker - Undercurrent News - A seafood festival in Boston, Massachusetts this weekend may draw upwards of 15,000 people, said Richard Stavis, CEO of Boston-based Stavis Seafoods and board member of the Boston Fisheries Foundation, which is putting on the festival. The fourth annual Boston Seafood Festival, is scheduled to be held Sunday from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. at the Boston... Read more.
12/2014 By Catherine Rentz Baltimore Sun Addressing growing concerns over seafood fraud, a presidential task force called Tuesday for expanded enforcement and a new program giving consumers more information about the origins of the imported fish, crab and other seafood they eat.   The new program would trace seafood from its harvest to its entry into U.S. commerce, with the first phase focusing on... Read more.
10/2014 Boston, MA The Family Business Association (FBA), the leading independent non-profit organization serving family business enterprises, today honored a number of outstanding Massachusetts family businesses for their achievements, success, and significant contributions to the Massachusetts economy. MacNeill Engineering Company, Inc. of Marlborough, MA was named Small Family Business of the Year (... Read more.