We bring buyers and producers together, through research, pricing strategies and innovative just-in-time logistics solution. We select products and seafood that meets the needs of our customers for quality and sustainability, may it be live, fresh or frozen seafood, while meeting all food safety standards for wholesalers, food service and retail distributors in North America, Asia and Europe.

Smokey Bay’s purpose evolved from its beginning in farmed shellfish to ultimately specializing in seafood trading and logistics for domestic and export markets. Smokey Bay is a multinational enterprise with offices in British Columbia, Canada, and Washington State, USA. Managed by a multicultural highly specialized team with over 60 years combined experience in seafood sourcing and trade.


Today, Smokey Bay Seafood Group is a vertically integrated company with four profit areas.

  1. Aquaculture feed
  2. Sales Representation
  3. International Trade
  4. Seafood Utensils


At Smokey Bay we are proud to comply with ten main regulations and certifications issued by domestic and international governments and organizations:

  1. Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) – License Holder (audited every 18 months)
  2. Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) – Federally Licensed Seafood Exporter and Importer (annual)
  3. Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) – National Aquatic Animal Health Program Permit (NAAHP) (annual)
  4. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – Interstate Shellfish Shipper certified ISSL (annual)
  5. Washington State Department of Health (DOH) Shellfish Shippers Licensed (annual)
  6. Ocean Wise Membership (annual)
  7. Preventive Control Programs – Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), SQA, QMP
  8. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  9. Safe Food Canada Regulations compliant (SFCR Jan 2019)
  10. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and United States Customs and Border Protection (USCBP)


Trade seafood specialty

• Live Dungeness crab
• Farmed Atlantic salmon
• Farmed black cod
• Wild Pacific salmon
• Geoduck clam
• Albacore tuna
• Oysters
• Ikura, salmon caviar

Aquaculture feed


Seafood utensils

•Oyster knives
•Oyster boards

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