21 May 2013

High Liner Foods Newport News Announces Expansion

High Liner Foods has announced plans to invest $6.6 million to expand its U.S. foodservice production in the city of Newport News. The company plans to increase productivity via process improvements and upgrades to the current facility, which is expected to create 57 new jobs.

High Liner Foods is the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. High Liner’s retail branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel, Sea Cuisine and Royal Sea labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores. High Liner also sells its products under the High Liner, Icelandic Seafood, FPI, Viking, Mirabel and Samband of Iceland brands to restaurants and institutions, and is a major supplier of private label seafood products to North American food retailers and food service distributors. High Liner Foods is a publicly traded Canadian company, trading under the symbol HLF on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

For more information visit www.highlinerfs.com. The Commonwealth of Virginia’s press release for this announcement can be viewed here.