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High Liner Foodservice

High Liner Foodservice

Our passion for seafood knows no bounds at High Liner Foods. We're not just aficionados; we're smitten with the treasures of the sea. Our mission is to inspire and support our partners to


Anchored in on-trend flavors and formats, we are your trusted partner. Combining our deep understanding of the Foodservice and Seafood categories to provide you with the insight, tools, and knowledge to select the right product solution for your business.  

High Liner Foods: A Century of Seafood Excellence.

Over 125 years ago, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, the Smith family founded a seafood company with a simple yet profound vision: to provide exceptional products and services to their community. This dedication quickly earned them respect from families across the East Coast, solidifying their reputation for quality. 

First Fishery Improvement Project.

Supported the Barrents Sea Fishery Improvement project (FIP), the first of its kind.


Responsible Sourcing Commitment.

Publicly committed to source from responsible fisheries and aquaculture farms, working together with our NGO partner, Sustainably Fisheries Partnership.


Seafood Summit Sponsor.

Sponsored the 9th Annual Seafood Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Doubled Certified Sustainable Seafood.

Announced certifiable sustainable seafood purchases had doubled in over 2 years.


Nearly 100% Seafood Responsibly Sourced.

Helped establish a Pacific (longline) cod FIP and started a Pollock Sustainability Alliance. Achieved 99% of target goal for responsible sourcing.


Introduced Supplier Code of Conduct.

Introduced Supplier Code of Conduct, detailing social compliance guidelines to help ensure safe working conditions in our supply chain. Founding member of G.S.S.I.


Top 10 Most Transparent Seafood Companies in the World.

Ranked top seafood company in North America and one of the top 10 worldwide for global sustainability reporting and transparency in a benchmark report by Received the Grand Champion Award from SeaWeb.


Hunger Mission Launched.

Launched Hunger Mission with goal of donating 10M meals by 2025 to amplify our impact in local communities.


Ecovadis Bronze Rating.

Ecovadis applauded HLF for strong CSR policies recognized by GMRI as Program Partner of the year.


Founding Member of S.A.T.S. Coalition

Founding member of Stronger America Through Seafood Coalition, organization focused on supporting American aquaculture to feed our growing population.


From FIP to MSC Certified.

Pacific FIP initiated in 2013 successfully achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.


Supporting Employees through Covid-19 Pandemic.

Focused on employees COVID-19 Pandemic protection, health, and welfare.


Reimagining Seafood to Nourish Life.

Launched our new company purpose, Reimagining Seafood to Nourish Life, meant to guide our guide all our decisions from the commercial, operational and sustainability ends of our business.


Commitment to ESG Goals.

Completed first annual analysis of Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions and committed to 2030 reduction targets and Scope 3 emission inventory timeline. Committed to reducing food waste intensity 50% by 2030 in support of the United Nations' 10x20x30 initiative.

Today, High Liner Foods stands as one of North America's largest producers of frozen seafood, with a mission to reimagine seafood continually. Our purpose is clear: "Reimagining Seafood to Nourish Life." You can count on us to deliver everything you need to serve up amazing seafood dishes. Every time. 


The company and its employees are committed to conducting business in a manner that reflects the following values: 


High Liner Foods’ employees focus on meeting the current and future needs of our customers. We realize that our success depends on understanding our customers, building strong relationships and delivering quality products on time.


High Liner Foods’ employees are committed to providing differentiated and innovative products and services to grow our business and meet the needs of a changing marketplace. We are also committed to innovation in our work to make our business more efficient.  


High Liner Foods’ employees take responsibility for their actions. In a competitive industry, we operate with integrity with our customers, suppliers and coworkers.  We respect our environment and are committed to sustainability in all of our operations.


We are dedicated to Reimagining Seafood to Nourish Life while simplifying the process of selecting, preparing and enjoying fish and seafood, for our clients, our consumers and everyone we do business with, everyone we partner with and at every point our business touches. 

Industry Leadership

High Liner Foodservice is a leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood to the foodservice Industry. Our core brands give us the unique ability to serve our customers with a variety of processed and unprocessed seafood that meets their diverse needs.

Sustainability Leadership

We are recognized as a global leader in driving best practice improvements in wild fisheries and aquaculture. Go to sustainability page

Procurement Expertise

Our worldwide procurement expertise, supported by a state-of-the-art, Internet-based information management system, and coupled with a proficiency in frozen food logistics, all works towards greater efficiency and simplification. 

Award Winning

Our broad portfolio of recognized, trusted brands is shaped by consumer insights and is complemented by an unwavering dedication to providing excellent service and consistently superior customer satisfaction. And, of course, flavor. Our innovative, award-winning seafood is at the forefront of the latest culinary trends and is simple to prepare and enjoy. High Liner Foods is a publicly traded company, trading under the symbol HLF on the Toronto Stock Exchange. 


High Liner Foods is a leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. We take pride in delivering a range of high-quality and sustainably sourced products. We have a diverse range of market leading brands so that you can Do Seafood Fearlessly TM.