Slade Gorton develops and manages fresh and frozen seafood programs for some our nation’s largest retailers, distributors and chain restaurants. We work collaboratively with our supply chain partners to drive inefficiency out of the supply chain, lower costs, improve operating margins and keep the miles and the dollars off the fish.
We source and inventory over 100 seafood species and over 1,000 fresh and frozen, farm raised and value-added seafood products from around the world. Within our own production facilities, we process an extensive line of innovative and flavorful seafood entrees.
The Slade Gorton name encompasses a family of retail and foodservice brands. Each Slade Gorton brand – ICYBAY, Gourmet Bay and Sonoma Seafoods was developed to meet a critical need in the market.
April 2023 - Cooke Inc. has completed the acquisition of Slade Gorton, one of the United States’ largest distributors, importers, and manufacturers of fresh and frozen seafood.
Headquartered in Waltham, MA, Slade Gorton maintains a storied legacy and a heritage spanning over 95 years in the seafood industry. Slade Gorton will continue to be led by fifth generation family members Kim Gorton, CEO, and her brother Mike Gorton Jr., EVP, Business Development, who will both remain in their roles and continue to be invested in the ongoing growth and success of the business.
Slade Gorton currently offers more than 800 premium seafood products and maintains long-standing partnerships with hundreds of leading North American foodservice and retail customers.