New segment of “Behind the Scenes” at Ducktrap!

Ducktrap River of Maine prides our company in maintaining the values that originated from our founder Des Fitzgerald. Among our core values of producing premium all natural smoked seafood in the mid-coast of Maine, we value our customers and […]

September 29th, 2014|Business, Community, Seafood|

New segment of “Behind the Scenes” at Ducktrap!

Our seafood is brined one of two ways: wet or dry. The picture below highlights the dry brine process. Dry brining is the process of sprinkling the fish with a dry mixture of salt and spices and letting the fillet […]

July 29th, 2014|Business, Seafood|

Highlights from the Governor’s visit!

On Friday 5/30, the Governor of Maine, Paul LePage came by Ducktrap River of Maine for a tour of our facility in Belfast. After seeing Governor LePage at the Boston Seafood Expo, he had expressed interest in seeing our […]

June 2nd, 2014|Business, Community, Seafood|

New segment of “Behind the Scenes” at Ducktrap!

During our most recent expansion, we were not only focusing on increased capacity, but also increased efficiencies and making ourselves more environmentally friendly. Below is a picture of part of our new refrigeration system. Of the expanded 21,000 sqft […]

May 12th, 2014|Business, Community|

Whole Foods Market Spotlight on Kendall Brook!

The entire Seafood Team at Whole Foods Market PGA (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) went all out promoting Ducktrap River of Maine smoked seafood during the week prior to Easter. Sporting Ducktrap swag, big smiles, and serving up smoked salmon […]

April 23rd, 2014|Business, Community, Recipes, Seafood|

Highlights from the Boston Seafood Expo

Over March 16-17 we attended the Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America. It is the largest seafood trade event in North America. The event attracts over 19,000 buyers and suppliers of fresh, frozen, packaged and value-added seafood products, equipment, […]

March 26th, 2014|Business, Community|

New recipes from our recent tasting!

The following are a couple more recipes we tasted for the new recipe book we are working on. Our guidelines have not changed.We are looking for recipes that allow the subtle flavors of our naturally smoked seafood to shine. […]

February 14th, 2014|Recipes|

A tasting for our new Recipe book!

The following are a few recipes we tasted to determine if they met our guidelines for a new recipe book we are working on. So far, our favorite recipes have been those that allow the subtle flavors of our naturally smoked […]

January 29th, 2014|Recipes|
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    Ducktrap sponsors the 2013 Camden International Film Festival

Ducktrap sponsors the 2013 Camden International Film Festival

Ducktrap River of Maine is proud to be a sponsor of the 2013 Camden International Film Festival. Since 2005 CIFF has screened hundreds of award-winning films and hosted filmmakers from all over the world.  Their commitment to seek out work that pushes […]

September 25th, 2013|Community|

Ducktrap plans $4.5M expansion

April 10, 2013, Abigail Curtis, Bangor Daily News

BELFAST, Maine — At Ducktrap River of Maine, the smokers — and employees — are working six days a week to meet the ever-increasing demand for products such as smoked Atlantic salmon, […]

April 11th, 2013|Business, Community|