Trident Seafoods
Trident Seafoods is the largest seafood
Seafood is any form of marine life regarded as food by humans. Seafoods include fish, molluscs , crustaceans , echinoderms . Edible sea plants, such as some seaweeds and microalgae, are also seafood, and are widely eaten around the world, especially in Asia...

 company in the United States. It manages a network of fishing ships, processing plants, and a vertically integrated distributorship of its products. Founded in 1973, and based in Seattle, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Seattle is the county seat of King County, Washington. With 608,660 residents as of the 2010 Census, Seattle is the largest city in the Northwestern United States. The Seattle metropolitan area of about 3.4 million inhabitants is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the country...

, the company acquired Tyson Seafoods
Tyson Foods
Tyson Foods, Inc. is a multinational corporation based in Springdale, Arkansas, that operates in the food industry. The company is the world's second largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork only behind Brazilian JBS S.A., and annually exports the largest percentage of beef out of...

 in 1999. Trident Seafoods is a member of the Pacific Whiting Conservation Cooperative
Pacific Whiting Conservation Cooperative
The Pacific Whiting Conservation Cooperative is a harvest and research cooperative formed by three companies that participate in the catcher/processor sector of the Pacific whiting fishery -- American Seafoods, Glacier Fish Company, and Trident Seafoods.Pacific whiting is primarily made into...

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