By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel 

Trident responds to market, plans to freeze more pinks at Wrangell plant

 

February 8, 2023



As the market continues to shift from canned salmon toward more frozen product, “the company wants more frozen pinks,” said Trident Seafoods Southeast regional manager John Scoblic. Which means Trident will freeze pinks along with chums at its Wrangell plant this summer.

After a three-year closure due to weak chum returns, Trident plans to reopen its Wrangell plant, buying and freezing salmon in July and August.

“We’ll be testing out some new things there,” Jeff Welbourn, Trident’s senior vice president for Alaska operations, said at last week’s Southeast Conference in Juneau....



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