Lusamerica Foods, Inc.

Distribution Regions:
  • Canada - Atlantic
  • Canada - Central & Interior
  • Canada - Northwest
  • Canada - Pacific
  • USA - California
  • USA - Gulf of Mexico
  • USA - Hawaii
  • USA - Mid Atlantic
  • USA - Midwest
  • USA - New England
  • USA - Pacific Northwest
  • USA - Rockies & Southwest
  • USA - South Atlantic
  • USA - Southeast

Lusamerica Foods, Inc.

Distributor
CA, United States
Contact Information

Lusamerica Foods, Inc. has been supplying quality seafood for over 30 years in California and the Western United States. Lusamerica Foods, Inc. has an emphasis on sustainable, local, traceable products and works with vendor and customer partners and NGOs to affect positive change in the seafood industry. Lusamerica Foods, Inc. is committed to providing reduced carbon footprint choices. Lusamerica Foods, Inc. packages products in compostable and recyclable trays and boxes and reuses or recycles 100% of incoming Styrofoam.

Serious About Seafood Sustainability

Lusamerica Foods is committed to environmentally responsible business practices and to helping customers meet their corporate responsibility goals by offering a broad range of sustainable seafood products. Lusamerica Foods, Inc. has partnered with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), which operates the most rigorous and widely recognized certification program in the world for sustainability and environmental responsibility in wild-capture fisheries. They are MSC Chain of Custody-certified for a wide variety of seafood.

Lusamerica’s Achievements

  • They have increased their offerings of “Best Choice” and “Good Alternative” products by 37%, and dropped their purchases of products labeled as unsustainable by 7%.
  • They have discontinued the sale of unsustainable species and non-MSC-certified Chilean seabass.

Other Sustainability Efforts

  • Promoting fisheries that use more environmentally sensitive harvest methods.
  • Working with suppliers to ensure work conditions and compensation practices are fair, safe, and economically sustainable for fishers and workers.
  • Participating in projects to improve practices in fisheries at the ground level, including working closely with World Wildlife Fund on Ecuadorian mahi-mahi and Indonesian tuna.
  • Providing reduced carbon footprint choices - they offer premium frozen and previously frozen products that have been processed and frozen as close as possible to the point of harvest. The frozen seafood can then be transported by container vessels, rail and truck, all of which produce less carbon emissions than air shipments of fresh fish. In addition, the highest quality fish from many remote fisheries is often a previously frozen item.

 

Seafood Certifications

Marine Stewardship Council Certified

  • MSC-C-51008

Aquaculture Stewardship Council Certification

  • ASC-C-00975

Sustainability Partnerships

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Total Species
189
Total Sources
11/13/20
Last Product Update

Distribution Regions and Business Locations

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16480 Railroad Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
United States
189 Results: Viewing 101-125 Seafood Products
Seafood Product Origin Harvest Method Sustainability Rating Certification

Pacific Halibut

Hippoglossus stenolepis
USA - Oregon
Bottom Longline
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Pacific Halibut

Hippoglossus stenolepis
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Pacific Halibut

Hippoglossus stenolepis
Canada - British Columbia (MSC)
Bottom Longline
Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized

Pacific Halibut

Hippoglossus stenolepis
USA - Alaska (MSC)
Bottom Longline
Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized
Marine Stewardship Council Certified

Pacific Littleneck Clams

Protothaca staminea
Worldwide
On-Bottom Culture
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Pacific Littleneck Clams

Protothaca staminea
Worldwide
Wild-caught
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Pacific Ocean Perch

Sebastes alutus
Canada - British Columbia
Bottom Trawls
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

Pacific Oysters

Crassostrea gigas
Worldwide
On-Bottom Culture
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Pacific Oysters

Crassostrea gigas
Worldwide
Off-Bottom Culture
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Pacific Sanddab

Citharichthys sordidus
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Pacific Sardine

Sardinops sagax
USA - West Coast
Trawl
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Patagonian Toothfish

Dissostichus eleginoides
United Kingdom - Falkland Islands (MSC)
Longline
Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized
Marine Stewardship Council Certified

Patagonian Toothfish

Dissostichus eleginoides
Macquarie Island (MSC)
Longline
Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized
Marine Stewardship Council Certified

Patagonian Toothfish

Dissostichus eleginoides
South Georgia (MSC)
Bottom Longline
Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized
Marine Stewardship Council Certified

Peruvian Calico Scallops

Argopecten purpuratus
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Petrale Sole

Eopsetta jordani
Canada - British Columbia
Bottom Trawls
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

Petrale Sole

Eopsetta jordani
USA - West Coast
Bottom Trawls
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative

Petrale Sole

Eopsetta jordani
USA - West Coast
Bottom Trawls
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Marine Stewardship Council Certified

Pink Shrimp (Ocean)

Pandalus jordani
USA - Oregon
Bottom Trawls
Seafood Watch- Eco-Certification Recognized
Marine Stewardship Council Certified

Rainbow Smelt

Osmerus mordax
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Rainbow Trout

Oncorhynchus mykiss
USA
Contained
Seafood Watch: Best Choice

Rainbow Trout

Oncorhynchus mykiss
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Farming Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Red Swamp Crayfish

Procambarus clarkii
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Redlip Croaker

Larimichthys polyactis
Worldwide
All Farming Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated

Rex Sole

Glyptocephalus zachirus
USA - West Coast
Bottom Trawls
Seafood Watch: Best Choice