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Heartland Adds Processing and Freezer Capacity to Mississippi Facility

Heartland Catfish has completed part-one of a two-part expansion that will allow for consolidation of processing operations and add processing and freezer capacity for frozen product inventory.

Housing all processing and storage under one roof will allow Heartland to enhance product quality and customer service while yielding operating efficiencies. The two projects are expected to […]

December 4th, 2019|

The Benefits of Choosing Frozen Catfish 

Many consumers head straight to the fresh seafood counter when shopping for fish. Consumers often believe that fresh seafood has a superior taste and texture to frozen options. However, a recent study conducted by Oregon State University this October found that quickly-frozen fish are rated just as good, or even better, than some fresh […]

November 21st, 2019|

Jack-o-Lantern Catfish Stuffed Bell Peppers

October 30th, 2019|

CEO Danny Walker Receives MSU Alumni Achievement Award

Danny Walker, Heartland Catfish Company’s CEO since its founding, was selected to be a recipient of Mississippi State University’s 2019 College of Agriculture and Life Science Alumni Achievement Award. Only two or three individuals are honored with this award each year. The College of Agriculture and Life Science, or CALS, graduates are awarded based […]

October 29th, 2019|

Heartland Catfish Celebrates National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month and we believe that this month especially, it’s important to look at seafood as much more than just an ingredient – it is a tool that can benefit our bodies, environments and economies.

Food can connect friends and family, and seafood is a great option for a delicious and health-conscious […]

October 22nd, 2019|

US FDA Recommends Catfish as Low-Mercury Seafood Option

Fish is one of the healthiest foods you can eat, but some types of fish contain high levels of mercury, a neurotoxin. When consumed at high levels, mercury can be harmful. According to Healthline, the level of mercury in seafood is directly linked to the species and levels of pollution in its environment. Larger […]

October 21st, 2019|

Do You Know Where your Seafood Comes From?

Not all seafood is caught or raised equally. Awareness about where your seafood comes from and how it’s caught or raised is one of the best ways consumers can have a positive impact on the health of the ocean. There are resources available to help consumers decide on the best seafood choices available to […]

October 15th, 2019|

Heartland’s Fresh Take on Catfish for Younger Generations

The National Center for Biotechnology conducted a study that found U.S. consumers are more likely to eat seafood if they received a college education. Higher education rates are increasing, and so are the sales of seafood and catfish as consumer attitudes evolve. As consumers begin to focus more on educating themselves on everything they […]

August 26th, 2019|

Heartland for Generations to Come

As younger generations take over the grocery shopping scene, buying preferences and habits begin to shift. It is now more important than ever that companies deliver products that are nutritious as well as environmentally-friendly, helping both the planet and local communities. At Heartland, we listen to what our customers want, which is why we are […]

August 1st, 2019|

CEO Danny Walker Named A 2019 CEO of Year by Mississippi Business Journal

Danny Walker, chief executive officer of Heartland Catfish Company since its founding in 1996, was named one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s CEOs of the Year for 2019. The annual award is given to high performing CEOs representing large, mid-size and small companies throughout Mississippi.

“It’s an honor to be named a 2019 CEO of […]

May 16th, 2019|