Sustainable Seafood

Sysco Bahamas proudly carries the best quality seafood sourced from the waters of The Bahamas and around the world. Our primary brands are the Sea Best, Island Queen and Island Prince brands of seafood products, all produced by Beaver Street Fisheries and Tropic Seafood. It doesn’t get any fresher than our own backyard!

Worried about the quality of “farm-raised” seafood? You can rest assured that our Sea Best farm-raised seafood options are sourced from only the best certified, and inspected plants from around the globe. This means clean, standardized facilities that meet qualifications for first-world countries, and use sustainable, natural practices to give you the healthiest products possible.

Tempura Breaded Tilapia - high quality fish fillet in a crispy tempura batter. Offers great flavour and a long hold time - no more soggy fish fingers! Available as strips or tenders.
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SEAFOOD AT SYSCO BAHAMAS

Most non-Bahamian wild-caught seafood is by special order only – talk to your sales rep. Otherwise, we offer farm-raised choices in fish fillets, portions, sides, loins and H&G (heads and guts removed) whole varieties of the following fish species:

  • Norwegian Salmon (best quality), also available smoked
  • Chilean Atlantic Salmon
  • Tilapia
  • Catfish
  • Pangasius (swai)
  • Redfish

Sea Best is our flagship brand of frozen seafood products distributed by Beaver Street Fisheries (BSF), and represents our promise and commitment to responsible sourcing and aquaculture practices. Currently, Sysco Bahamas stocks primarily foodservice products by Sea Best and BSF. If you are interested in the Retail products displayed on the Sea Best website, please talk to your sales rep or send a message here.

Beaver Street also provides us with the Island Queen and Island Prince brands of seafood, primarily produced at Tropic Seafood.

ABOUT BEAVER STREET FISHERIES

Beaver Street has also partnered with Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) to help develop and implement fishery and aquaculture improvement projects for both wild and farmed raised species. These improvement projects are designed to bring common stakeholders together to establish goals and collaboratively improve the environmental and social quality of the seafood production in a particular area using best practices.

Beaver Street Fisheries a diverse offering of quality frozen seafood products to the food service and retail industries.

Seafood items are sourced consciously and safely through all waters around the globe, wild caught or farmed, once and twice frozen. Offering over 2100 SKUs with buying power to purchase from certified plants, BSF’s motto is, “if it swims in an ocean, we sell it!”.

BEAVER STREET PRODUCTS AT SYSCO BAHAMAS

SEAFOOD PRODUCTS

Edible Garnishes – Microgreens & Crystalized Flowers

Make your signature cocktail sparkle with a deliciously crispy, flower scented sugar rim, and finish with a sprinkling of micro-basil. Microgreens and Edible Flowers add a special touch to your chef’s beautiful dishes.

fresh originsFresh Origins products are brought in weekly to Sysco Bahamas, but are not stocked – they must be special ordered in advance. Talk to your sales rep about ordering, or contact us to find out how to access these and many other products for your Chef’s ToolBox.

Read on for details and links on all the cool farm-fresh edibles available from Fresh Origins.

Fresh Origins grows the most extensive variety of Microgreens, Petite® Greens and Edible Flowers available under the highest level of food safety: GFSI, Global Food Safety Initiative. The company has been in business for more than 20 years. Available products are listed below, you can click on the name for full product info from the farm.

    • Microgreens – Wide variety including micro versions of cucumber, basil varieties, mustard, radish, wasabi, mint and more
    • Microgreens Mixes – 30 unique varieties
    • Petite®Greens – A tiny bit better than regular microgreens, with more intense flavour. 125+ varieties including edamame, fava leaf, haricot, pumpkin, spinach and even Stevia™
    • Petite®Green Mixes – 25 different unique Petite® Greens Mixes

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  • Shoots – 11+ varieties including gold edamame, gold haricot, squash, radish and a Golden Shoot Mix
  • Edible Flowers – Edible flowers can be used in teas, mixed drinks, added to cheeses and butters, pancakes, vinegars and dressings. They can be a simple yet effective focal point on a plate. Edible flowers are often utilized in cake decorating, or simply as a beautiful addition to salads. They are used for garnish, colour, flavour, cocktails, including super tiny MicroFlowersTM and exciting varieties like SparklersTM and FireStixTM.
  • Crystals ~ Herb Crystals®, Flower Crystals® and Fruit Crystals®  – Beautiful micro-sized herbs, flowers and fruit blossoms encrusted with pure cane sugar, can be used for cocktail garnishes, as a tea sweetener or to enhance salads and desserts.
  • Mini Crystals ~ Mini Herb Crystals®, Mini Flower Crystals® & Mini Fruit Crystals® – Featuring a finer granule size than regular Crystals, Mini Crystals® are perfect for creating distinctive upscale cocktails, making for crunchy, delicious glass rimmers. Available flavors are Basil, Cilantro, Mint, Ginger, Habanero, Fennel, Hibiscus, Rose, Cranberry and Pumpkin Spice.

VISIT FRESH ORIGINS WEBSITE

Avistat-D Kills Covid-19 in Under 1 Minute

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UPDATE: Avistat-D and SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus), the cause of COVID-19 Disease

NCL AVISTAT-D RTU Spray Disinfectant Cleaner now has demonstrated effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19 on hard, non-porous surfaces in just 1 minute.

This product is designed specifically as a general non-acid cleaner and disinfectant for use in hospitals, nursing homes, public restrooms, schools, transportation terminals, office buildings, manufacturing facilities, lodging establishments, retail businesses and athletic/recreational facilities where housekeeping is of prime importance in controlling the hazard of cross contamination. It is formulated to disinfect hard, non-porous, inanimate environmental surfaces: floors, walls, metal surfaces, stainless steel surfaces, glazed porcelain, glazed ceramic tile, plastic surfaces, bathrooms, shower stalls, bathtubs, and cabinets.

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Halal Chicken – Where to Find in Nassau

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Poultry and meat that has been designated as “Halal” refers to food that is prepared according to Islamic law, and therefore can be part of Muslim food choices. Most Halal foods are clearly labelled as such, or you can ask your meat supplier to verify the source.

Most of the Halal chicken sold at BFS is under the Sadia brand, the largest exporter of Halal frozen chicken and beef from Brazil.

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NCL Update: 2019-nCoV (Novel CoronaVirus)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in more than a thousand confirmed cases in China, including cases outside Wuhan City. Additional cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations,including the United States. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is closely monitoring the situation and provides comprehensive and timely updates.

What are Coronaviruses?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that were first identified in the mid-1960s and are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. Coronaviruses are not typically transmitted between animals and humans. With the discovery of 2019 Novel Coronavirus there are now seven strains of coronavirus known to be capable of transmission from animals to humans. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) CoV was responsible for a large outbreak in 2003 and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrom (MERS) CoV was responsible for an outbreak in 2012.

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Featured Shrimp

BFS stocks the widest selection of shrimp in the country, in many size from tiny to huge, pack sizes from 2 lb to large cases, head-on, peeled, or unpeeled, raw or cooked, wholesale or retail packaging and many more options.

Read on for a snapshot selection of some of the shrimp that we carry, as well as a useful key.

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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About Disinfecting

Cases of the new coronavirus have been confirmed in China, the US, Canada and Brazil. The best way to prevent the spread is use the proper disinfectants to keep surfaces clean in your establishment and home. This applies to schools, institutions such as nursing homes, medical facilities, offices, public places like airports and government offices, hotels, restaurants etc.

BFS stocks several professional products that kill the coronavirus, as part of our portfolio of superior chemical cleaning products.

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Afia Foaming Hand Soap

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One of the simplest, but also most often ignored practices in maintaining personal health is the routine washing of hands. This easy exercise is extremely effective in the prevention of germ transmission. Routine and effective hand washing not only has personal health benefits, but also extends to others in your facility.

BFS is the exclusive distributer for National Chemical Laboratories (NCL) and currently offers the Afia™ line of foaming hand soaps and hand sanitiser, including free dispenser installation.

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