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Ice & Fire: The Powerful and Frightening Adventures of Survival in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands

Ice & Fire: The Powerful and Frightening Adventures of Survival in Alaska and the Aleutian Islands

Captain Jerry Tilley’s recently published book, Ice & Fire is an adventurous, first-hand account of life in the Alaskan fishing industry during these early decades. It is not usual for Keyport to share book recommendations, but as a great friend and early business partner of ours, Jerry’s stories dovetail with our own history of crabbing in the Artic seas. And what a history it is! Jerry’s stories range from riding out a devastating tsunami, to dangerous rescue missions to feats of innovation that revolutionized the industry.

Quotas Increase Again For Golden King Crab, With Aleutian Stocks In ‘Good Shape’

Quotas Increase Again For Golden King Crab, With Aleutian Stocks In ‘Good Shape’

Fishing quotas for Aleutian Islands golden king crab are up again this year.
East of Atka, commercial fishermen can harvest 4.3 million pounds. To the west, they can take almost 2.9 million.
Those numbers represent 12- and 15-percent increases over last season, according to management biologist Miranda Westphal of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Keyport Hires Industry Executive to Grow Retail Channels

Keyport is pleased to announce that Gerry Brajcich has joined Keyport as Director of Sales – National Accounts. Gerry will be an integral part of Keyport’s sales strategy and management of national retail, restaurant and food service accounts. Gerry comes to Keyport...

Keyport Announces Headquarters Move

Keyport Announces Headquarters Move

Keyport LLC, a privately held seafood producer and value-added food manufacturer, has announced that effective February 1st, 2018 it is relocating its corporate headquarters to Edmonds, WA. - a waterfront community to the north of Seattle, WA. Following the opening of...

FDA to Congress: Brown King Crab to Golden King Crab

FDA to Congress: Brown King Crab to Golden King Crab

With Budget bills practically the only thing being passed in Congress these days, it was an opportune time to fix the problem with Golden King Crab. This crab, called Brown crab in the past, has been marketed as Golden King crab for many years by ASMI and the Alaskan...

Keyport Celebrates 20th Anniversary

March 14th, 2017 Keyport Celebrates 20th Anniversary Keyport LLC, a 100% independently owned, broad line producer and marketer of seafood products is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Keyport was founded in 1997 by Darryl K. Pedersen, a pioneer in the...

Crab-Pedia

All About Alaska Snow Crab

All About Alaska Snow Crab

Alaska Snow crab has a very loyal following among crab lovers and chefs and is beloved for its extraordinarily long, easy-to-crack legs.

Alaska Golden King Crab

Alaska Golden King Crab

Although slightly smaller than their Red and Blue King crab cousins, Alaska Golden King crab are known for their excellent texture and milder, slightly sweeter taste. Golden King crab derive their name from the golden hue of their shell.

Building a Better Pot

Building a Better Pot

Innovative webbing allows undersized crab to escape the pots, resulting in a more efficient catch, fewer pots hauled and greater protection of the fishery.

Why the Pink Pots?

Why the Pink Pots?

Ever wonder why Golden King crab pots are pink? Keyport looks at the science of visible light below water to find the explanation.

King Crab Sizing Guide

King Crab Sizing Guide

Ever wonder how the size grades are set for King crab legs? Alaska King crab is marketed, or sized, according to the number of crab legs in a ten-pound package. Legs labeled ‘6/9’, for example, are large and it takes only six to nine legs to make up a ten-pound box.

You love it… but is King Crab good for you?

You love it… but is King Crab good for you?

You likely know that King crab, Snow crab and Dungeness crab are among the most sought-after seafood items available. But did you know that these beloved crabs also have some powerful health benefits?

Recipes

How to Cook Alaska King Crab

How to Cook Alaska King Crab

Preparing Alaska King crab may seem intimidating, but it is actually quite simple. Alaska King crab legs are pre-cooked and flash frozen to preserve their wild-caught taste. To prepare at home, you only need to thaw and gently reheat Thawing King Crab To ensure the...

Videos

The Golden King Crab Story

The Golden King Crab Story

In pursuit of the best-tasting, most sustainable King crab in the world, we travel to the far northern reaches of the Pacific Ocean. Here on the rocky, volcanic slopes of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, we fish for Golden King crab at depths that can reach over 2,000...

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