A smaller and extremely versatile cut of fish, catfish strips are perfect as a quick and healthy appetizer, snack or meal. Our catfish strips are cut diagonally from whole shank fillets using and Intelligent Portioning Machine.
Our innovative processing, packaging and shipping methods guarantee our customers receive the highest quality catfish products available. Computers regulate air and water temperatures in all areas of the plant to discourage bacteria growth and product degradation. We also operate our own fleet of refrigerated tractor-trailers to deliver our products throughout the United States. Stored at the proper temperatures, our fresh products are safe to consume up to 14 days from packaging.
Our frozen products are Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) in a matter of minutes to preserve their freshness and ensure our customers receive superior-quality catfish year-round. Heartland Catfish Company is able to freeze all of our production every day in company-owned storage freezers. In fact, we have the largest in-house storage capacity in the industry, at more than 2,000,000 pounds.
Heartland Catfish Company manages our catfish supply from egg to harvest. This allows us to deliver consistent, high-quality, on-flavor U.S. farm-raised catfish year-round. Plus, our fish are fed a high-protein, grain-based floating feed that gives them their signature mild and sweet flavor.
In order for you to have the full versatility of the strips, we offer our raw strips in individually quick frozen (IQF) and fresh packed on ice (Dry Pack). They are available packed in portion sizes:
• 1.25 ounce strips
• 15 lb. bulk pack IQF Raw
• 15 lb. bulk pack Dry Pack Raw
In order for you to have the full versatility of the strips, we offer our breaded strips in individually quick frozen (IQF). They are available packed in portion sizes:
• 2.0oz +/- .5oz strips
• 15 lb. bulk pack IQF Breaded