Gorton's joined the Nissui Group in October, 2001 offer a precooked seafood range including fried and grilled seafood products made from Alaska Pollack, Hoki, Salmon and Shrimp, and have recently expanded into "bowl" products (similar to fried rice dishes in Japan) suitable for heating in a microwave oven. Meanwhile, Gorton's succeeded in inventing and commercializing the McDonald's Filet-O-Fish burger in 1962.
Also asked to produce the "batter" for McDonald's chicken nuggets, Gorton's has become an important member of the McDonald's family.
Industry praises financial aid for paua fishermen New Zealand
Seafood New Zealand has welcomed the financial assistance package announced by the Government for the Kaikoura commercial paua divers, who have been under considerable financial stress since last year’s earthquake.
Snow crab fishery closes to protect right whales Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada decided the closure of snow crab season in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence with the aim of protecting North Atlantic right whales from risks posed by the crustacean fishing gear in the area.