Fishing activities performed by Icicle Seafoods. (Photo Credit: Icicle Seafoods)
(UNITED STATES, 6/30/2015)
Alaska’s seafood processor Icicle Seafoods is to be sold to Indonesian companies Convergence Holdings and Dominion Catchers through a deal to be settled in August.
Convergence will acquire Icicle’s land-based wild seafood processing and farmed salmon activities whereas Dominion will get the company’s harvesting and processing vessels as well as the associated fishing rights.
“We are pleased about this announcement under which Icicle will move forward with long-term owners who firmly share Icicle’s commitment to quality and sustainability,” pointed out the firm’s CEO Chris Ruettgers in a written statement.
Ruettgers added: "On behalf of everyone at Icicle, I would also like to thank (More Info)
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