Smokey Bay Seafood Group / Among BC’s Fastest Growing Companies
400+ Percent Growth Positions Food Tech & Distribution Leader in Top Rankings
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – September 14, 2020 – Smokey Bay Seafood Group announced today that it ranked #11 on the prestigious 2020 list of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in British Columbia.
This annual list from Business in Vancouver Media Group honors companies for remarkable sales growth, from $50,000 to $1M+ in the past five years. As these businesses expand, they position BC as the place to be for entrepreneurial leadership, world-class intellectual property, global market development, environmental sustainability, and high-quality jobs.
The award-winning Smokey Bay Seafood Group provides just-in-time logistics solutions for the seafood marketplace, which is valued globally at $150B+. Over the past decade, Smokey Bay has created global supply relationship for a network of producers from exclusive seafood fisheries to achieve a 423% growth in sales between 2015-2019.
“The growth of Smokey Bay shows that the food industry continues to thrive and adapt, and that BC is well placed both geographically and technologically to support our global sustainable food systems,” said Smokey Bay Seafood Group CEO Patrick Warren. As food supply chains become increasingly complex, digital technology is critical for security, safety, and swift delivery. “We’re deploying AI and blockchain in our next generation solutions to help both our suppliers and customers in the spheres of sourcing, logistics, financing, regulatory compliance, and traceability,” said Warren.
“For over twenty years, Business in Vancouver has published all types of industry lists, the fastest growing in BC is one of the favorites,” said Editor in Chief Kirk LaPointe. These influential rankings are determined by independent research conducted by Business in Vancouver and interviews with BC’s participating companies.
Smokey Bay brings buyers and producers together, through research, pricing strategies, and innovative just-in-time logistics solutions. Smokey Bay selects products and seafood that meet the needs of our customers for quality and environmental sustainability.
Business in Vancouver (BIV) is a weekly business news journal co-founded in 1989 by Peter Ladner in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Published every Tuesdays it receives over 60,000 readers per week.
List of winners of Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in British Columbia 2020.