About Albatross Seafoods

History

Albatross Seafoods was established 25 years ago in 1988 by John Boyle after he spent a number of years buying fresh fish from the boats in Killybegs and selling to consumers around Donegal.  He saw the demand for quality fish increase, and with the knowledge and experience he had gained working in the seafood industry in Killybegs.  He set up Albatross Seafoods working from a small unit on the pier in Killybegs buying fresh fish from the boats, hand filleting and packing it in ice and delivering to hotels, restaurants and fish shops in the northwest and west of Ireland. 

Albatross Seafoods moved to a factory at Carricknamohill in 1991 from where we were able to increase production and expand our sales to the midlands or Ireland.  In 1992 we extended the factory to include a smoked house, to smoke fresh Atlantic salmon, cod, haddock, whiting, mackerel and kippers.  In 2002 the factory was rebuilt to include a new intake chill, filleting room and coldstore to ensure product flow and full traceability.  We operate under the guidelines of HACCP and this with qualified staff, some who have been here for 25 years ensures that customers get only top quality fresh, frozen and smoked seafood delivered to their door. 

Clients


Albatross Seafoods have over 350 clients covering 14 counties in the north west, west and midlands of Ireland.  Clients include hotels, restaurants, catering business, supermarkets, deli’s, fishmongers, butchers, local shops and wholesalers.  Having been working with chefs, owners and managers for 25 years we provide telesales advice on quality, value for money, availability and what is in season.  Clients can be satisfied knowing that Albatross Seafoods based in Killybegs, Irelands Premium Fishing Port have access to fresh fish landed daily from boats fishing in the clear blue waters of the Northeast Atlantic.  From our custom built factory fish is processed which include fresh fillets, frozen seafood and a range of smoked fish. Packed in quantities to suit the customers needs and delivered next day in our refrigerated vans direct to the customers door.  We are central billing suppliers to Super Valu, Centra, Mace, Spar, Eurospar and Londis.  






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