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We strive to make the ocean
the best it can be.

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Responsibility comes first

Gorton’s was born out of a passion for the ocean, so ensuring only the highest quality seafood products are responsibly sourced with that same respect has been a continuous journey since day one.


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Ocean & Fishery Health

Gorton’s focus remains on our most vital resources: the ocean and its fisheries. As a leader in our industry, we accept the responsibility to protect and conserve our source fisheries and continuously deliver on our mission.

Did you know

Did you know? Over 99% of our seafood is certified by either the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) or Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP).

Eco Friendly Packaging

Gorton’s goal is to help lead our consumers towards more sustainable practices in their lives. One way we lead by example is by making sustainable packaging a driving focus in our efforts. Presently, ⅓ of Gorton’s products are packaged in recyclable materials, with more solutions diligently in the works.

Did you know

Did you know? 100% of our fiber packaging is sourced from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) or Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certified materials.

Carbon Footprint Reduction

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions are one of the most significant factors contributing to climate change. Gorton’s recognizes our contributions to GHG emissions, and we are actively engaged in reducing our carbon footprint by focusing on how waste, water, and transportation are managed.

Did you know

Did you know? Gorton’s Continuous Energy Improvement (CEI) Program with National Grid has culminated in savings of 140,594 kwh.

Social Responsibility

Gorton’s established our Social Responsibility pillar to encompass the elements of sustainability that are not necessarily environmentally focused. Through Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Workplace Safety, Community Impact & Philanthropy, and Human Rights & Ethical Labor Practices, we strive every day to foster a more inclusive culture.

Did you know

Did you know? Gorton’s Seafood Center opened in 1956 in Gloucester, MA, where we still produce the majority of our products to this day.

Our Commitment To Quality

As seen in our 2023 Sustainability Report, Gorton’s is obsessed with quality, and we hold everyone who is part of making our products to the same rigorous standards. Part of sharing the sea is sharing how we care for it, and we believe everyone should have access to information that can educate and deepen our understanding of our planet’s greatest resource.


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