Orca Bay Foods’ Processing

Orca Bay Foods, LLC has a processing plant formerly called Northwest Seafood Processors (NWSP). We have been processing seafood in Seattle since 1992. Our plant’s core capabilities include breaded, battered, crab, steaks, portions, and a complete range of equipment options and packaging solutions. With 65,000 square feet of space, Orca Bay’s processing plant can handle both large and small volumes and a wide variety of value added processing. We have all major safety, quality, and sustainability certifications. Processing is available for seafood and battered and breaded vegetables.

For more information, please email info@orcabayfoods.com or call 206-436-3851. If you're interested in employment at Orca Bay’s plant, please visit our Careers page. For general inquiries, please call 206-762-7256.

BREADED, BATTERED, AND PAR FRIED

  • Two breading lines

  • Breaded

  • Battered

  • Raw breaded

  • Battered & breaded vegetables

 

AUTOMATED PACKAGING MACHINES

  • Vacuum packed

  • Tray packed

  • Boxed (retail and food service)

  • Retail bags

  • Range of packaging sizes (5 oz to 10 lb & up)

 

CRAB PROCESSING

  • Cutting

  • Size grading

  • Specialty cuts

  • Retail packs (bags or boxes)

  • Food service packs

 

MIXING, FORMING, AND MARINATING

  • Crab cakes

  • Burgers and sliders

  • Marinades

 

PROCESSING AND FILLETING

  • Portioning and processing (fresh and frozen)

  • Fresh processing: head, gut, clean, fillet, and pack for fresh or frozen sales

  • Thaw and fillet: skin on/off, pin bone in/out, portioned, IQF, or prepared for further processing or packaging

 

SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT/FACILITY OFFERINGS

  • Industrial flake ice production and sales

  • Blast freezing (9 blast tunnels and related freezing racks)

  • Dry good storage, warehousing, and inventory management

  • Dedicated dock for fresh fish off-loading

PROCESSING RELATED SERVICES

  • Work order costing

  • Full Quality Assurance program and reporting

  • Micro-testing: environmental, total plate counts (TPC), coliform, e-coli, staphylococcus, salmonella

  • Metal detection

  • Product traceability recording