smokey bay

About us

History

Smokey Bay Seafood was founded 1998 in Vancouver, BC. The company started out – and remains – a passionate, honest, and motivated company. Having over 20 years of experience in the industry helps us reach your needs.

Why choose us?

Integrity is very important to us. We have happy clients all over the world. We started out as a small package food business and have grown into specializing in fresh, frozen, and live seafood trading. We have always prided ourselves on providing honest and great services, keeping your interests first.

MISSION

Smokey Bay is committed to be a sustainable trading company- by purchasing on demand and not holding wasted inventory.

We source from responsible fisheries and comply with the highest standards of safety and sustainability, globally.

VISION

Be the seafood trading hub that: creates wealth for all parties, while adhering to regulatory and societal requirements for animal health, food safety and resource sustainability.

Values

Attention to detail

Each step of the process needs diligence, communication and assurance.

International

We are a multicultural team that serves both domestic and international clients, with products sourced from all around the globe.

Profitable

Being competitive means being profitable. We want to be in business for many years to come.

Sustainable

The ocean is the reason we exist; we cannot survive without a sustainable ethos and conscientiousness.

Teamwork

No man is an island. With an interconnected organization chart, every request is followed by an entire team.

Trust

We believe in every member of the supply chain; customers can rely on a competitive, straightforward and confidential transaction.

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

Seafood Utensils

Aquafeed

Contact our CEO

schedule a higher-level discussion.
info@smokeybay.com

Compliance

Smokey Bay Seafood Group is proud to comply with 10 main regulations and certifications issued by domestic and international governments and organizations:

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