Lewis Mills & Co.® Achieves Preferred Vendor Status in the United States for Nordic Halibut AS

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Lewis Mills & Co. takes Leadership Position to Market Farm Raised Norwegian Nordic Halibut in the United States

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Lewis Mills & Co., a leading seafood sourcing company announced today they have achieved preferred vendor status from Nordic Halibut AS of Norway to market their farm raised whole fish in the United States.

Nordic Halibut AS is the leading breeder and farmer of sustainable Norwegian Atlantic farmed halibut. Nordic Halibut oversees the entire life cycle of the halibut - from egg to marketable fish. The halibut is processed and packed for immediate delivery in Nordic Halibut’s facility, reaching the U.S. market in a matter of hours. As a result, the halibut’s shelf life is unprecedented compared to wild halibut that often spends days at sea before being delivered to market.

Norwegian Atlantic halibut has a firm white meat with a mild flavor, which makes both the preparation and serving of the fish a true pleasure. The halibut is an excellent high protein source of Omega-3 fatty acids and fits the “center of the plate” profile for foodservice operators and retail supermarkets. Nordic Halibut offers consistent flavor, dependable delivery and fixed pricing 12 months a year.

Founded in 2004, Lewis Mills & Co. is MSC Chain of Custody certified, ASC Chain of Custody certified and adheres to Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) as they strive to provide all their customers with high quality, sustainable and traceable seafood. Lewis Mills & Co.’s goal is to help each of their customers establish a trusted reputation with their customers by sourcing only premium quality seafood products.

“Nordic Halibut fits nicely into our mission to provide our customers with the very best farmed products available,” stated Geoffrey Moulton, President & CEO of Lewis Mills & Co. “We can’t wait to start introducing this pristine fish to our customers across the United States.”

Lewis Mills & Co.’s core premium seafood products include:

Atlantic Salmon – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers farmed Atlantic Salmon - raised in the most environmentally, conscious way.

Pacific Salmon – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers an array of wild Salmon that includes King, Sockeye, Coho and Pink.

Organic King Salmon – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers fully certified organic King Salmon raised without antibiotics or hormones.

Steelhead (ocean-going Rainbow Trout) – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers Steelhead – both wild and farmed.

Arctic Char – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers Arctic Char. These fish are raised in a land-based farm, without antibiotics or hormones.

Atlantic and Pacific Halibut – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers wild Atlantic and Pacific Halibut.

Atlantic and Pacific Cod – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers both wild Atlantic and Pacific Cod that is either caught by hook and line or by trawler.

Haddock – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers wild Haddock year round from hook and line fisheries only.

Mediterranean Sea Bass – Lewis Mills & Co. offers its customers wild Mediterranean Sea Bass.

Lewis Mills & Co. offers the above products in whole-dressed, fillet, portions, smoked, fresh and frozen.

About Us:

Headquartered in Manchester, Massachusetts, Lewis Mills & Co. ® has been sourcing and importing a diverse range of superior seafood from throughout the world since 2004. Lewis Mills & Co. has built its entire company on the promise of providing customers with the freshest seafood products that have been responsibly harvested using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. Both MSC and ASC certified, Lewis Mills & Co. sources and imports a wide variety of premium fresh and frozen products, both wild and farmed, from around the globe. Lewis Mills & Co.’s core product offerings include, but are not limited to, Salmon, Steelhead, Arctic Char, Halibut, Cod, Haddock and Mediterranean Sea Bass. Lewis Mills & Co. also sources products for the Sushi trade. Lewis Mills & Co.’s products are positioned for markets seeking seafood offerings from sustainable fisheries worldwide and include supermarkets, club stores, national restaurant/hotel chains, wholesalers and processors. For more information regarding Lewis Mills & Co., contact Geoffrey T. Moulton at gtm@lewismills.com or call 978-281-3400.

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