About GNP

Mission Statement

About GNP

Great Northern Products, Ltd. is a U. S. Company incorporated in the State of Rhode Island, United States of America.  It's primary function is to bring to market the wealth of seafood products harvested and processed by its family of affiliated Canadian producers.

From the rich resources of Québec, the Canadian Maritimes and the Northwest Territories and the Eastern Arctic as well as the immense offshore quotas allocated to the Inuit peoples of Québec (Nunavik) and the Baffin region (Nunavut) comes a volume and variety of quality sea foods beyond compare!

Seafood Northern Territories, Quebec, Maritime Provinces, Canada map

Products destined for the U. S. market are shipped into Boston. Frozen products are consolidated in Boston area public cold storage for truckload and LTL distribution; fresh sea foods are consolidated at Peninsula Transfer in Boston for distribution throughout the states.

Products destined for the world markets are delivered to the appropriate seaport, mostly Halifax, Nova Scotia and Montréal, Québec and St.Johns, Newfoundland.

Quality is our corporate mandate. Service is our task master. Welcome to our world of seafood. Come on board and stay a while!


Partners in quality

Membership in Fisheries Council of Canada, Association of Québec Independent Processors (AQIP), Determined to provide the highest quality 100% natural seafood for today's marketplace; designed to support managed fisheries for the future.


Great Northern Products has carefully constructed a network of quality producers whose varied harvesting capabilities complement each other when accessing today's consumer. Fresh or frozen, raw or cooked, ground fish or shellfish - this is a multidimensional company. Our products comes from an ever growing list of  producers/packers who consign their goods for our sales and distribution. North American sales or for international shipment--we welcome any inquiry from a serious company who is interested in capturing their place in the market and including their seafood products in our sales effort.

Broad Based

The vertical integration of harvesting and marketing keeps product and information flowing freely. Great Northern's aggressive and attentive sales team perform efficiently, enhanced by investment into state-of-the-art broadcast technology, in-house managed information systems, and ever increasing presence on the Web.

Sovereign Bank NE / Euler Hermes ACI

All accounts are sold on a secured basis. With the vast resources of our banks for inventory and sales financing, and Euler Hermes for account guaranty, there is no transaction which is beyond the capacity of Great Northern Products Ltd. WE BELIEVE THAT CREDIT IS A PRIVILEGE, NOT A RIGHT. WE FURTHER BELIEVE THAT WE ARE IN THE FISH BUSINESS AND NOT THE LOAN BUSINESS.

Our Banks and Guarantors likewise, embrace these concepts and this has kept our company on course with the very best suppliers and accounts, both large and small. The terms of a transaction are decided on a transaction-to-transaction basis. Open Credit lines are generally established for companies located in North America. Overseas accounts, in certain markets, are sold on Credit terms, or by Letter of Credit, CAD, Wire Transfer, or other mutually accepted method of payment.


Great Northern Products, Ltd. takes great pride in its reputation as a reliable and integral part of the seafood industry. More than ever we aim to be ``a company it is a pleasure to do business with!"


Great Northern Products Ltd. PO Box 7622 Warwick, Rhode Island 02887 USA
Tel: (401) 490-4590 Fax: (401) 490-5595
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