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Ultimate Shrimp Burger Featured on ABC's The View

Jan 09, 2014

Portland, Ore. – January 9, 2014 – Starfish Inc., the value added division of Pacific Seafood, a family owned seafood company based in Portland, Ore., had their Ultimate Shrimp Burger featured on ABC’s The View on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. Phil Lempert, the “Supermarket Guru,” presented the Shrimp Burger as part of his introduction of new products on the market. The burgers were taste-tested and approved by guest co-host Chris Harrison of ABC’s popular reality show, The Bachelor and regular View co-host Jenny McCarthy who reacted with a “…..that’s awesome” response. Lempert recently reviewed the Ultimate Shrimp Burger on his website “Supermarket Guru” where he reviews five new items per week and gave the Ultimate Shrimp Burger a high score, or what Lempert terms “a hit.”

The Ultimate Shrimp BurgerStarfish just launched a retail version of their Panko Breaded Shrimp Burger. The food service offering of the Ultimate Shrimp Burger was introduced at this past year’s International Boston Seafood Show (now known as Seafood Expo North America) and was an immediate hit. The Ultimate Shrimp Burger™ is the first shrimp burger on the market made with whole Vannamei white shrimp, offering seven shrimp in each burger. Starfish National Retail Sales Manager, Bob Leavengood, is excited about this new product saying, “We do not use fillers, and the consumer experiences whole shrimp in each bite. The retail pack consists of two 3.5 oz. oven ready crispy panko breaded shrimp burgers that are processed right here in the U.S. Ready to serve in minutes, they have been very well received in preliminary trials.”

About Starfish

Starfish, owned by Pacific Seafood, was founded in 1998, in Seattle, Wash., the fish capital of the world, and was acquired by Pacific Seafood in 2004. Starfish produces and markets value added, all natural and gluten free seafood products, providing consistently high quality, innovative, easy-to-prepare products to the consumer. For more information visit:

About Pacific Seafood

Pacific Seafood Group is a West Coast seafood processing company that launched in 1941 as a small, fresh seafood retail operation in Portland, Ore. that is still serving customers to this day. Over the years, the family-owned business expanded to become a vertically integrated seafood processing and distributing company to meet customers’ needs and a growing market. For more information visit: