Company to Maintain All Current Salmon Buying Stations

April 11, 2022 OBI Seafoods

OBI Seafoods announced that the company is “all in” in the Upper Cook Inlet and will operate all of its buying stations in the region for the 2022 salmon season. The company has several buying stations in the area, spread from Homer to North Salamatof Beach.

Alaska Industry Veteran Greg Ness to Join OBI Seafoods Commodity Sales Team

March 14, 2022 OBI Seafoods

OBI Seafoods announced today that the company has hired Alaska seafood veteran Greg Ness to join the company’s commodity sales team. In his new role, Ness will bring his extensive knowledge of Alaska seafood to enhance sales of OBI Seafoods’ products in domestic and global markets.

OBI Seafoods Meets Goal Of 100% Recyclable Packaging on all Canned Salmon; Crab Shell-Based Packages Created in CA

OBI Seafoods, which operates 10 processing plants in Alaska, has met its goal for 100% recyclable packaging on all of its canned salmon brands.

Salmon Have Shrunk So Much That Whole Foods Redid Its Guidelines

May 7, 2021 Tribune News Service

At OBI Seafoods, a sprawling operation with outposts throughout Alaska, there’s all sorts of extra machinery for workers to master. At Whole Foods Market, there are new guidelines for purchasing salmon from wholesalers. And at Ivar’s, a fixture on Seattle’s waterfront for eight decades, the chef is sending back skimpy salmon delivered to his kitchen.

No Salmon Processing at OBI Seafoods’ Excursion Inlet Plant This Summer

April 5, 2021 Henry Leasia, KHNS

OBI Seafoods will not process salmon at its cannery in Excursion Inlet this summer. The Haines Borough is preparing for a dramatic reduction in raw fish tax revenue as a result. OBI Seafoods will continue to buy salmon from local fishermen for its plant in Petersburg.