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COZY HARBOR SEAFOOD FACT SHEET: COVID-19 RESPONSE PRODUCTION FACILITIES

Since the onset of the coronavirus outbreak, Cozy Harbor Seafood has focused on keeping workers safe while fulfilling the company’s role as an essential food production facility.?

Based on CDC’s Guidance for Protecting Seafood Processing Workers From COVID-19,? Cozy Harbor initiated an ongoing system of engineering, production and staffing controls to mitigate COVID-19 risks to employees and its supply chain.?

These actions began on March 16:

?????? –Constructed an additional plant entrance for staff;

???????–Installed modular building with additional locker, lunchroom & bathroom facilities to reduce staff density;

???????–Upgraded ventilation with ultraviolet & ionization disinfection to reduce airborne transmission;

???????–Installed plexiglass separators in lunchrooms;?

???????–Installed stainless-steel separators on production lines;

???????–Screened employees at plant entry for temperature and symptoms, at start of each shift;

???????–Required facility-wide use of masks, face shields & safety glasses on the production lines;

???????–Cleaning and sanitizing multiple times throughout the day;

???????–Controlling staff movement throughout the facility to promote distancing.

 

Since the start of the pandemic, Cozy Harbor Seafood, as an essential food production facility, has done the following:

??????–Produced and distributed 4,900,000 fresh fish servings

??????–Produced and distributed 3,600,000 lobster meat and lobster tail servings

??????–Supports 100+ employees and their families

??????–Supports 400+ fishermen and their families

Cozy Harbor Seafood is headed to Boston and Brussels for 2019 Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Expo Global

After winning 2017 Grand Prize for Best Retail Product, we are excited to return to Boston March 17-19 for Seafood Expo North America and then follow up with our annual trip to Brussels for Seafood Expo Global May 7-9. The response to our new products has been terrific and we will unveil some more new products this year as well. We will keep you posted as these new items become available in various US marketplaces.

Come see our grand prize winning lobster in Boston at Booth 2725 and in Brussels at Stand 6.1329.2-3

Cozy Harbor Seafood is headed to the 2018 Seafood Expo Global

After winning 2017 Grand Prize for Best Retail Product, we are excited to return to Brussels April 24-26 for our annual trip to Seafood Expo Global. In March 2018 we were chosen as finalists for the new product competition at Seafood Expo North America in Boston.

The response to our new products has been terrific and we look forward to launches in 2018. ?We will keep you posted as these new items become available in various US marketplaces.

Come see our grand prize winning lobster at Stand 6-1329.2-3

Seafood Excellence Product

Cozy Harbor is now BRC Certified AA & MSC Certified Chain of Custody

Cozy Harbor is now BRC Certified AA by the British Retail Consortium and also MSC Certified Chain of Custody. So when it comes to food safety and sustainability we’ve got you covered. 2017 is starting out as a great year for Cozy Harbor. We just exhibited at seafood shows in Boston, Brussels, and Seoul and up next is our participation at Seafood Expo Asia in Hong Kong September 5-7.

Cozy Harbor Team Wins 2017 Seafood Excellence Global Awards

Cozy Harbor is proud to announce their double win in the Seafood Excellence Global awards at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels in April. Cozy took grand prize for their new Tail Claw Knuckle Meat Retail pack and also grand prize for their new retail line featuring Split Tails, Twin Lobster Tails, Tail Claw Knuckle Meat and Claw Knuckle meat. Cozy beat out a field of 54 finalists to nab top prizes in both categories for retail products at the largest seafood fair in the world.

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Cozy Harbor Expands Product Line

Portland, Maine-based Cozy Harbor Seafood announced it achieved British Retail Consortium Grade A certification for its food safety and quality management program.

The BRC evaluates both manufacturers and retailers in the food industry, based on?food safety, quality control, site standards and other categories. BRC recently implemented version 6 to its standards, which is much stricter and more comprehensive than the previous version Cozy Harbor is the only U.S. lobster processor to receive the Grade A certification.

In addition, Cozy Harbor announced an addition to its line of “Real Maine Lobster, Real Easy” frozen lobster product: Frozen Lobster Grill Cuts.

The company will debut the product at the International Boston Seafood Show at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from March 10 to 12.

“The lobster market in the U.S. has exploded over the last year, with lobster roll trucks and lobster shacks popping up not just in Maine, but throughout the country, as far west as California,” said John Norton, president. “Lobster is an affordable luxury for consumers any time of year. Our new Frozen Lobster Grill Cuts take the mess out of preparation, and allow foodservice operators and retailers to enter the untapped market for convenient lobster. Offered in both retail and food service packs, CHS’s new Frozen Lobster Grill Cuts translate to a huge expansion of markets in both industries.