March 9, 2018

Canso Plant to Explore Sea Cucumber Processing

Built on the site of the former Seafreeze fish plant in Canso, the Louisbourg Seafoods Depot opened officially in February 2011. The facility is anticipated to employ up to 50 people, harvesting a variety of species, with the objective of being in operation up to 10 months of the year. The possible species mix includes sea cucumber, pot shrimp, redfish, and crab. Sea cucumbers can be processed in a variety of ways, and there is…

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July 11, 2017

Louisbourg Seafoods Continues its Winning Streak in Brussels

Louisbourg, NS --- Louisbourg Seafoods Ltd., home of Mira Bay seafood products, continued its winning streak in Brussels as the company picked up the prestigious iTQi Crystal Award (3 stars for winning three consecutive years). This year the company received a 3-star rating for its crab product and a 2-star superior taste award for its shrimp product at the “iTQi Superior Taste Awards” held in Belgium on May 31st, 2012. Company owner Lori Kennedy and…

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March 6, 2017

Louisbourg Seafoods to Sponsor Aros na Mara-World Ocean’s Day 2016 Louisbourg Seafoods to Sponsor World Oceans Day Bras d’Or Talks

June 2nd-5th: Iona. Every year in early June, the community of Iona comes together to celebrate Àros na Mara World Oceans Day to recognize the importance of our oceans and the actions required to ensure their future. This United Nations-recognized event is celebrated the world over, with official Cape Breton events taking place between June 2nd and June 5th along the Barra Strait. The World Oceans Day Festival is hosted by Central Cape Breton Community…

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December 13, 2016

Sea ++ Louisbourg Hopes to Help Move Community Forward

Louisbourg (NS) – December 13, 2016 – Following the amazing success that Louisbourg Seafoods had with the inaugural Sea ++ Competition ( the company has decided to partner with community groups in Louisbourg to launch Sea ++ Louisbourg, which will focus on finding solutions to problems facing the community of Louisbourg. George D. Lewis Hub School Society President Justin Mahon says “A contest like this gives people the opportunity to share their ideas on how…

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May 24, 2012

Louisbourg Seafoods Joins World Ocean Council Industry Leader Brings Fisheries Sector into International Business Alliance on Ocean Sustainability

May 24th, 2012 Louisbourg Seafoods has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC) as the first company from the fish harvesting sector to become part of the growing international business leadership alliance on Corporate Ocean Responsibility. “Louisbourg Seafoods, a leader in responsible fisheries,is committed to providing high quality, sustainable seafood,” said co-owner/cofounder Lori Kennedy. “Unfortunately the efforts of individual fishing companies are not enough to ensure a healthy, sustainable future for fish stocks and the industry.…