High Liner Foods Wins PLBuyer’s 2013 Category Colonel Gold Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

Retailers Vote to Award High Liner Foods Top Recognition in Frozen Seafood Category

DANVERS, Mass., July 12, 2013 /CNW/ - High Liner Foods, the leading value-added frozen seafood supplier in North America, announced today that it has received a Gold Award in PLBuyer’s 2013 Category Colonel for the frozen seafood category. This is the eighth consecutive year High Liner Foods has been recognized in the awards. 

“Providing an array of delicious frozen seafood options is what continues to set apart High Liner Foods,” said Chris Trosin, Vice President of Retail Sales & Marketing for High Liner Foods (USA) Inc. “We work closely with retailers to determine the products that best meet the needs of their customers, and our commitment to culinary innovation means that we continually have new options based on the latest flavors and food trends.”

Winners received their awards at the PLB360 Conference in Chicago, Illinois, held June 11-13, 2013. For the last 13 years, PLBuyer’s Category Colonel Awards have presented private label suppliers with deserved recognition for being the “VERY BEST” at what they do. Retailers vote to select winners among the companies and people who help make their private label programs successful. Companies differentiate themselves in many ways, including: Innovation, Quality, Customer Service, Merchandising Support, Geography, Execution, and Collaborative Practices.

For more information about High Liner Foods, visit www.highlinerfoods.com.

About High Liner Foods

High Liner Foods is the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. High Liner's branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel, Sea Cuisine and Royal Sea labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores. The Company also sells its products under the High Liner, Icelandic Seafood, FPI, Viking, Mirabel and Samband of Iceland brands to restaurants and institutions, and is the major supplier of private label value-added frozen seafood products to North American food retailers and food service distributors. High Liner Foods is a publicly traded Canadian company, trading under the symbol HLF on the Toronto Stock Exchange.