Fortune acquired a large tuna dealer in New Orleans
By: Date: 2022-07-19 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
   近日,美国海产品与肉类供应商Fortune International收购一家鱼类经销商New Orleans Fish House (NOFH),NOFH原持有者及管理层职位得到保留,但本次交易内容未披露。

Founded in 1990 and headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, nofh is one of the largest buyers of yellowfin and bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico and the largest purchaser of redfish in the United States. Nofh has expanded its business to Texas and Florida, and is a well-known catering industry, retailer and wholesale supplier in the southern United States.
In March and may 2022, fortune acquired D’Artagnan of New Jersey and North Bay seafood of Mississippi, respectively. In 2021, fortune acquired C.T. logistics and ocean harvest wholesale, becoming the largest number of Marine Enterprises in the United States.
Sean o’scannlain, CEO of fortune, said:”We are pleased to welcome local companies like New Orleans fish house, which are favored by consumers, to our growing industrial family. Nofh has won a wide reputation for providing quality products and services to top chefs, catering industry and retailers in the United States. We will use this solid foundation to further expand our business in the Gulf region and deepen and expand our existing customer relationships.”
Nofh customers are mainly located in Texas, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida. The business combination of fortune and nofh will further enhance sales in the southern U.S. market, improve logistics efficiency and synergy, and improve service quality.
Bill Borges, President of nofh, said,”we are very happy to cooperate with fortune and work together to provide the highest quality products and services. We want to thank our customers and employees for helping us achieve today’s historic milestone and look forward to reaching new heights in the next few years.”
It is said that many top chefs and restaurants in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast use nofh for daily delivery, including acme oyster house, commander’s palace, John folse (restaurant revolution), Tenney Flynn (GW fins), Dickie Brennan group, the Ralph Brennan restaurant group, emeril’s restaurants and drago’s seafood restaurant, as well as Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels and resorts, Windsor court, Marriott International and the Ritz Carlton properties.