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Great Catch December 8, 2016

December 8, 2016: Shellfish is riding a wave of popularity, as seafood brands appeal to consumers’ desire for health, convenience and flavour, according to Canada's Food & Beverage Processing Magazine - The Seafood Report section of the November/December 2016 edition and the online feature article. 

“Based on our research, one of the key things driving interest is the fact that consumers are constantly looking for healthy food choices,” says Ron Schindler, president of Toronto-based Clover Leaf Seafoods. “The nutrition benefits of our shellfish products are really outstanding. For example, Clover Leaf oysters and mussels are high in protein, very high in iron, low in saturated fat, free of trans fat, a good source omega-3s and are non-GMO and gluten-free, in BPA-free cans.”

As part of its sustainability program, Clover Leaf Seafoods recently launched a new traceability program designed to provide consumers with a high level of transparency around the company’s sourcing and production processes. With the “Trace my Catch” program, every Clover Leaf tuna and salmon product features a unique code that, when entered online at