OBI, Silver Bay Take Home USDA Salmon Contract
A pair of companies were involved in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) $8 million purchase of pink salmon.
OBI Seafoods sold $6,376,423 of salmon products while Silver Bay Seafoods saw the USDA purchase $1,659,612 worth of products.
OBI sold over 157,000 pounds of salmon while Silver Bay sold nearly 26,000 cases of product.
In total, the USDA bought 182,960 pounds of salmon products including canned pink salmon and wild-caught frozen fillets. The USDA noted these products will be used for child nutrition and other related...Full Story »