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4 12, 2019

Heartland Adds Processing and Freezer Capacity to Mississippi Facility

December 4th, 2019|

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 […]

21 11, 2019

The Benefits of Choosing Frozen Catfish 

November 21st, 2019|

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 […]

30 10, 2019

Jack-o-Lantern Catfish Stuffed Bell Peppers

October 30th, 2019|

29 10, 2019

CEO Danny Walker Receives MSU Alumni Achievement Award

October 29th, 2019|

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 […]

22 10, 2019

Heartland Catfish Celebrates National Seafood Month

October 22nd, 2019|

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 […]

21 10, 2019

US FDA Recommends Catfish as Low-Mercury Seafood Option

October 21st, 2019|

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 […]

15 10, 2019

Do You Know Where your Seafood Comes From?

October 15th, 2019|

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 […]

30 09, 2019

Catfish a Healthy Seafood Option for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

September 30th, 2019|

Proper nutrition during pregnancy and while breastfeeding is important to maintain the health of the mother and baby. But how does seafood, and catfish specifically, fit into the picture?  

The Food and Drug Administration has revised its 2017 guidelines on consuming fish and shellfish during pregnancy and while breastfeeding to help consumers understand mercury levels in specific […]

26 08, 2019

Heartland’s Fresh Take on Catfish for Younger Generations

August 26th, 2019|

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 […]

15 08, 2019

Heartland Prioritizes Sustainable Aquaculture Practices

August 15th, 2019|

Sustainably-sourced seafood is ever more important to consumers, whether they’re dining out or cooking at home. According to a recent report from The Catfish Institute, catfish farming is the largest segment of American aquaculture and its environmentally-friendly farming practices make catfish a sustainable seafood option. In fact, since U.S. Farm Raised Catfish is regulated […]