By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel 

Trident looks to sell Petersburg and Ketchikan plants; will keep Wrangell

 

December 20, 2023

Loren Holmes / Anchorage Daily News archives

Workers sort headed-and-gutted salmon at the Trident seafood processing plant in Naknek in Bristol Bay in July 2022. The company will be "retiring or seeking buyers" for the plant as it restructures its Alaska operations.

Seattle-based Trident Seafoods will scale back its operations in an economically challenging global market and wants to sell several of its facilities in Alaska, including processing plants in Petersburg and Ketchikan, but the company plans to keep its Wrangell operation.

"Wrangell is a highly efficient plant that makes products that feed our value-added salmon operations," Alexis Telfer, vice president for global communications at Trident, reported in an email Dec. 12.

"Petersburg is a smaller, multi-species plant, and perfect for someone who will direct-market every fish."

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