American Seafood Jobs Fueled by Imported Seafood

Kim Gorton is the 3rd-generation CEO of her family’s company, Slade Gorton & Co., Inc based in Boston. She started her career working in the loading dock and cash sales office, and years later became Slade Gorton’s leader whose mission is to feed people with wholesome, nutritious and sustainable foods. Kim discusses the importance of imported seafood to the U.S. worker and explains that it’s not just American fishermen that support the seafood jobs in the United States, it’s truck drivers, warehouse workers, processing and manufacturing facilities, people who work in food safety and quality management and marketing, sales, procurement, and finance. Slade Gorton imports seafood from roughly 47 countries around the world. #SeafoodSeeJobs

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