Norpac Fisheries Export

Distribution Regions:
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Canada - Atlantic
  • Canada - Central & Interior
  • Canada - Northwest
  • Canada - Pacific
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Mexico
  • Middle East
  • Russia
  • South America
  • South Pacific
  • USA - Alaska
  • 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
  • Worldwide

Norpac Fisheries Export

Exporter, Fisher, Importer, Processor
HI, United States
Contact Information

Founded by Thomas Kraft in 1987, Honolulu-based Norpac Fisheries Export (Norpac) provides seafood that exceeds industry standards for Accountability, Responsibility, Traceability and Sustainability (we call this the "ARTS" in seafood).

Our food safety and quality assurance programs adhere to the highest principals, exceeding industry standards. We have been the industry leader in full transparency through electronic traceability since 2004, and our Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs) have become a gold standard for industry-led FIPs. We established our Micronesia tuna fishery as the world's first Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)-certified sustainable yellowfin and bigeye longline tuna fishery, through our 8-year effort with the first industry led tuna FIPs. Our Marshall Island tuna FIP is in full MSC Assessment for MSC sustainable fishery certification.

Further, we worked with The Nature Conservancy Indonesia to develop an industry leading snapper/grouper FIP, which uses our electronic traceability system to help develop a data rich environment for scientific fishery management, which is now being embraced by the Indonesian Government. A tremendous shift in fishery policy that will help drive their fisheries to sustainable development. We were also founders in the Vietnam tuna FIP, working with the WWF and government to drive better practices in that fishery. Although not fully embracing our concept of Gold Standard FIP practices, we continue to encourage development of this FIP through engagement with industry in Vietnam.

We are helping other fisheries move toward sustainability in numerous countries, whether we are involved as buyers, or as industry supporting the artisanal fisheries in developing better practices that support sustainable fisheries. Our mission is to provide exception quality seafood that is responsibly harvested, culturally supportive, and socially responsible.

 

Seafood Certifications

Marine Stewardship Council Certified

  • MSC-C-57184

Sustainability Partnerships

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Total Species
80
Total Sources
4/14/20
Last Updated

Distribution Regions and Business Locations

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1535 Colburn Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
United States
80 Results: Viewing 51-75 Seafood Products
Seafood Product Origin Harvest Method Sustainability Rating Certification FIP Source
Pink Cusk-Eel
New Zealand (MSC)
Trawl
Seafood Watch: Eco-Certification Recognized
Marine Stewardship Council Certified
Pink Cusk-Eel
Worldwide
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated
Red Seabream
Worldwide
Wild-caught
Seafood Watch: Unrated
Ruby Snapper
USA - Hawaii
Handlines and Hand-Operated Pole-and-Lines
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Ruby Snapper
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated
Ruby Snapper
Indonesia (FIP)
Bottom Longline
Seafood Watch: Unrated
FIP product
Rusty Jobfish
USA - Hawaii
Handlines and Hand-Operated Pole-and-Lines
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Rusty Jobfish
Indonesia (FIP)
Bottom Longline
Seafood Watch: Unrated
FIP product
Sablefish
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated
Sablefish
USA - Alaska
Set Longlines
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Marine Stewardship Council Certified
Saddleback Snapper
Indonesia (FIP)
Bottom Longline
Seafood Watch: Unrated
FIP product
Shortbill Spearfish
USA - Hawaii
Longline
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Sickle Pomfret
USA - Hawaii (Including vessels landing in California)
Longline
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Skipjack Tuna
Pacific Ocean - East
Hand-Operated Pole-and-Lines; Trolling Lines
Seafood Watch: Best Choice
Skipjack Tuna
USA - Hawaii
Deep-Set Longline
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Sockeye Salmon
USA - Alaska (MSC)
Drift Gillnets
Seafood Watch: Eco-Certification Recognized
Sockeye Salmon
Canada - British Columbia
Gillnet
Seafood Watch: Unrated
Swordfish
USA - Hawaii (Including vessels landing in California)
Shallow-Set Longline
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Tilapia
China
Open - Pond
Seafood Watch: Avoid
Tilapia
Worldwide
Tanks
Seafood Watch: Best Choice
Wahoo
USA - Hawaii
Longline
Seafood Watch: Good Alternative
Wahoo
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated
White-blotched Grouper
Unassessed Origin
Unassessed Fishing Methods
Seafood Watch: Unrated
Whiteleg Shrimp
USA
Zero Exchange / Inland
Seafood Watch: Best Choice
Wreckfish
Worldwide
Bottom Trawls
Seafood Watch: Unrated