North Coast Seafoods Strengthens Independent Grocery Footprint Through Partnership with Associated Grocers of New England, Expanding Presence in All Six New England States

Boston, MA North Coast Seafoods, industry leaders in premium quality, Certified Sustainable seafood, are thrilled to announce their partnership with Associated Grocers of New England. This collaboration marks a significant expansion into independent grocery stores and markets across all six New England states.

North Coast Seafoods’ partnership with Associated Grocers of New England (AGNE) includes a varied and comprehensive collection of both fresh and frozen seafood products, including:

·         Full assortment of fresh seafood (salmon, cod, haddock, & more)

·         Frozen Naked Seafood (Full Line)

·         Culinary Reserve Crab Meat

·         Value-added ready-to-cook seafood items (coconut-crusted cod, salmon burgers, stuffed salmon, & more)

“We are thrilled with this expansion into a reputable grocery co-op like Associated Grocers of New England,” said Rich Polins, Principal at North Coast Seafoods. “At North Coast, our mission is to consistently provide exquisite seafood in its purest form – seafood that is wholesome, nutritious, convenient, transparent, and responsibly sourced. Through this partnership, we’re extending this commitment to a broader audience.”

“At AGNE, we take great pride in our partnership with North Coast. Through embodying their mission, North Coast consistently delivers top-quality, responsibly sourced product that our customers are proud to carry within their stores. This first-class family business aligns seamlessly with AGNE, making it a natural fit for us, the Independent Retailers we deeply value, and the respective communities of which we serve.” – Russ Greenlaw, Sr. VP of Sales

Since 1957, North Coast Seafoods has been dedicated to sourcing superior quality seafood that is responsibly harvested and sustainable. We proudly collaborate with leading international sustainability organizations, including the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), and EU Organic to ensure our seafood adheres to the strictest sustainability standards.

For more information on North Coast Seafoods’ history of sustainable practices, click HERE. Learn more about Naked Seafood (HERE) and Culinary Reserve Crab Meat (HERE).

To order or learn more about how to become a retail customer through the Associated Grocers of New England, please email, or

About North Coast Seafoods:

Founded in 1957, North Coast Seafoods is a third generation family-owned American company based in Boston, MA. At North Coast, Seafood with Integrity is more than just a vision: it embodies our steadfast commitment to excellence. When we say that our seafood is the freshest and most wholesome on the market, we mean it. When we commit to supplying our customers the very best seafood, we follow through. And if ever something isn’t exactly right, we hold ourselves accountable. For more information, please visit

About Associated Grocers of New England:
Associated Grocers of New England is the largest retailer-owned, wholesale grocery Distribution Center In New England. Serving the needs of Independent Retail Grocers of every store size and format: multi-store independent supermarket groups, community supermarkets, country stores, and convenience retailers. AG New England is at the right place at the right time. In today’s marketplace, we are a formidable resource with serious advantages for Independent Retailers. A comprehensive array of services, products, programs, resources, opportunities and assistance has been designed to meet the needs of today’s local independent stores. And most importantly, we do it all from the perspective of you, the retailer. We are owned by independents. Our services and responsiveness all come from your point of view. For more information, please visit