Business View Magazine | May 2019

170 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MAY 2019 AT A GLANCE LOUISBOURG SEAFOODS, LIMITED WHAT: Family operated seafood company WHERE: Louisbourg, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia WEBSITE: L ouisbourg Seafoods Ltd. is a family-operated seafood business headquartered in beautiful Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Owners James and Lori Kennedy credit the company’s success to their hands-on management style and extensive experience in seafood production. Being in the fishing industry for more than 30 years has netted Jim and Lori a wealth of contacts and secured the evolution of the business. Today, Louisbourg Seafoods is a multi-million dollar a year company, steered by a visionary couple that thrives on moving forward. Family and community are core company foundations rooted in hundreds of years of culture and tradition. The firm harvests product using its own fleet of vessels and has direct control over each stage of production – in tandem with a strong commitment to the conservation and care of ocean species and habitat. Allan MacLean, Senior Operations Manager of Louisbourg Seafoods, shares the history of the company: “Jim and Lori started their company in 1984. At the time, they were both fish plant workers in Louisbourg, struggling financially to