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|

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|

A little warmth for a chilly winter

This year rather than a Yankee Swap at our annual office Christmas party, our Admin, Sales and Maintenance departments donated money to purchase hats and mittens for The Belfast Area Children’s Center. With the money we collected we were able to donate […]

January 8th, 2013|Business, Community|

Gearing up for the Holidays!

The Holidays are one of our busiest times of the year at Ducktrap River of Maine. Our casepack room is where all Ducktrap products are boxed before being shipped to your local fine foods store or supermarket. Remember to pick up […]

November 30th, 2012|Business, Community|

Look for our ad in the September issue of Downeast Magazine

Ducktrap River of Maine and Downeast Magazine; two companies with a rich history steeped in Maine tradition and values. Downeast brings the finest stories about Maine and its people into your living room, and Ducktrap brings the finest flavors […]

August 20th, 2012|Business, Community|