Salty Girl Seafood Named Woman-Owned Business of the Year by Pacific Coast Business Times

Salty Girl Seafood honored for developing innovative, sustainable seafood options that take the pain and confusion out of buying seafood in retail outlets and preparing it at home.

Santa Barbara, California, July 24, 2015 – Salty Girl Seafood, a seafood company developing sustainable, traceable, ready-to-cook, seafood products announced today it has received the Spirit of Small Business award in the Woman-Owned Business category from the Pacific Coast Business Times, published in Santa Barbara, CA. The company was one of nine firms recognized by the newspaper for excellence in business and for positive contributions to the local, US and international economy and community.

“Our team is incredibly honored to be recognized by the Pacific Coast Business Times in such an early stage of our company,” said co-founder and COO Laura Johnson. “We’re looking forward to our quick growth ahead as we continue working to drive change in the seafood industry and improve access to sustainable, traceable seafood across the U.S.,” she said.

Salty Girl Seafood Inc., with headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, eliminates the confusion consumers face when buying seafood and preparing it at home. They take care to source only from fishermen harvesting responsibly and enable consumers to trace their seafood products back to the fisherman or fishing community right from the label. The line is portioned, pre-marinated, and is accompanied by simple cooking instructions on the package.

About Salty Girl Seafood

Salty Girl Seafood, Inc. is a sustainable seafood company founded in 2014 and headquartered in Santa Barbara, California that develops sustainable, traceable, chef-quality seafood products that incentivize sustainable fishing practices and promote stewardship of our oceans. The team has a strong background in fisheries management complemented by extensive start-up experience, and is a member of the 1% for the Planet network, donating 1% of annual revenue in support of an ocean-related non-profit. For more information on Salty Girl Seafood products and stores, please visit the Salty Girl Seafood website or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Contact: Gina Auriemma, Marketing