Smokey Bay Seafood Group

About Us

We are your channel

We are not the beginning, and we are not the end, we are your steadfast link. We will support you to achieve what you strive for. A means to fulfill your objectives, by a constant movement of powerful logistics, high-quality products and convenience. As your customers’ preferences change, and external factors affect both supply and demand, we are here to help you navigate a sea full of options and source the right products for you.

History

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.

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.

Compliance

Smokey Bay 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)