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Pacific Seafood Acquires Coast Seafoods Company

Oct 05, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. (BUSINESS WIRE) Pacific Shellfish Company, a subsidiary of the Pacific Seafood Group, Clackamas Ore., is pleased to announce the acquisition of Coast Seafoods Company of South Bend, Washington. This strategic purchase includes the Coast Seafoods sales office of Bellevue Wash., Quilcene Hatchery of Quilcene Wash., and farming operations located in Willapa Bay, WA, Grays Harbor, WA and Humbolt Bay, CA. Through the purchase of Coast Seafood, Pacific also acquired 50% interest in Kona Coast Shellfish of Kona, Hawaii and Penn Cove Shellfish of Coupeville, Washington.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Coast Seafoods and gain from the history and experience they have in the oyster and clam industry,” says Frank Dulcich owner and CEO of Pacific. “Coast Seafoods has been a shellfish vendor partner with Pacific Seafood for a number of years. This transaction will strengthen and increase the offerings that we bring to the market place.”

The sale was effective Sunday October 2, 2011. The President of Coast Seafood, John Petrie, who has done an exceptional job in developing Coast Seafood, as well as his management Team will remain to oversee the integrated operations of our combined shellfish business.

About Pacific Seafood

Pacific Seafood, a family-owned seafood company launched in 1941 in Portland, Ore., as a small, fresh seafood retail counter operation, is committed to stewardship, sustainability, quality assurance and traceability of the resources dubbing the overarching initiative, “The Pacific Advantage™”.

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