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“For seafood you can trust” – Your Partner for over 20 Years

Established in 1994, Lawrence Street Seafood is a premium seafood wholesaler and distributor offering a full line of fresh and frozen seafood products. Located in the Liberty Fish building, Lawrence Street Seafood is headquartered in Philadelphia’s historic Food Distribution Center. Over the past two decades, Lawrence Street Seafood has evolved from a small local wholesaler to the national distributor and exclusive importer of Seachest™ brand products.

Seachest™ offers a full line of Indonesian blue swimming crab (Portunus Pelagicus) in the traditional grades available to independent retailers as well as regional and national distributors and wholesalers throughout the continental US.

In 2015, Lawrence Street Seafood expanded the Seachest™ brand to include Canadian lobster tails, lobster meat, P.E.I. Mussels, and fresh day boat Halibut from a small artisanal fishery. Moving forward, Lawrence Street Seafood intends to diversify the Seachest™ product line by supporting healthy resources with responsible harvest and production methods while maintaining the highest quality specifications.

Sustainability is a buzz word many use but very few fully understand. It is no secret that some fisheries have been abused over the years. Since the seafood industry is global, the challenge to ensure the same seafood products will be available for our grandchildren, is and always will be difficult. In recent years our industry experienced a lot of change for the good. Once threatened fisheries have rebounded, awareness to the general public is the highest it has ever been, and companies are making conscious decisions when deciding where to buy their seafood. Our stance is to try and simplify a very complex situation. Instead of concentrating on things that are out of our control; we concentrate on the things we are able to control. We educate ourselves, get to know and understand our suppliers personally, and express our values. With these tools we invest in sources that support our values and through this relationship of both needing each other, we help in the cause to feed our grandchildren the same healthy meals we enjoyed as children ourselves.