DARTMOUTH, NS – AC Covert, a member of the Cooke family of companies, is now offering nine uniquely themed seafood boxes to be purchased online for home delivery across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI. The Dartmouth-based seafood distribution company, which caters to retailers, restaurants, and the tourism and hospitality sectors has pivoted amidst the pandemic. The website, https://shop.accovert.com/ offers the freshest responsibly sourced seafood prepared by expert fishmongers and shipped direct from the coast.
The boxes feature Cookes’ True North Seafood products and other locally farmed and fished products from Atlantic Canadian companies. The most popular include the “Fin-tastic Fresh” box offering 2 lbs of fresh haddock fillets and 2 lbs of fresh Atlantic salmon fillets, and the “Slammin’ Salmon” box offering 2 x 4 oz frozen Atlantic Salmon portions, 2 x 6 oz frozen trays of Wild Alaska Sockeye salmon, 2 x 4 oz packages of cold smoked Atlantic salmon, and a 16 oz package of candied Atlantic salmon.
Other seafood boxes for home delivery:
“Oyster Odyssey; Pearls Optional” – 48 of the best oysters the East Coast has to offer: Village Bay oysters, Chebooktook oysters and Beausoleil oysters.
“East Coast Comfort Fish” – Haddock fillets, scallops, Icelandic cod fillets and mussels to cook individually or use everything and make a classic East coast chowder.
“Smoke From The Water” – An incredible variety pack of smoked seafood including smoked mackerel fillets, smoked herring fillets, candied Atlantic salmon, cold smoked Atlantic salmon and hot smoked salmon portions.
“Single, Since You Can’t Mingle” – A large variety of frozen seafood options including wild caught Alaska sockeye salmon, cod, bay scallops, Atlantic salmon portions and bacon wrapped sea scallops.
“Get Hooked On This Party Pack” – A box jammed with 25-30 servings of appetizers including bacon wrapped scallops, coconut shrimp, and Mediterranean & poquito sofrito salmon croquettes.
“Have Your Cake And Eat It Too” – This box comes with a recipe card and all the seafood required to make fish cakes including haddock bits, deep-sea red crab combo meat, and salmon and scallop pieces.
“So-Fish-Ticated Dining” – Packed with premium seafood for the perfect at home date nights including bacon wrapped scallops, coconut shrimp, halibut fillets and two lobsters.
The prepared boxes range in price from $55-125 and overnight Fedex delivery is offered to residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI at a flat rate of just $9.99. Residents living in the Halifax or Dartmouth area can order online or call 902-377-3474 then pick-up in-store at 390 Higney Avenue, Burnside Business Park, Dartmouth, or choose free local home delivery.
“With the travel restrictions we saw an opportunity to make it easier for people to buy seafood from our region,” said Joel Richardson, Vice President of Public Relations for Cooke. “We have been working hard to supply grocery stores, because in the Maritimes, seafood is a huge part of our culture which brings comfort during challenging times. Our seafood boxes are an ideal care package to send to family or friends you haven’t seen for a while. As a local family company, it is important for us to conveniently provide people with the seafood they love so we can all support sea farmers and fishers.”
AC Covert is also now offering customized boxes where customers can select from over a dozen top quality fresh and frozen seafood products and the website features a series of easy Summer recipes.
About AC Covert Distributors:
AC Covert is one of Canada’s largest seafood suppliers. Since 1938, AC Covert has been the fishmonger supplier of choice for the finest retailers and food service professionals delivering the freshest responsibly sourced and prepared fish to fine dining restaurants, hotels, gastro pubs, professional caterers, and retailers locally and across North America. AC Covert distributors was purchased by the Cooke family in 2008 and now offers over 400 different fresh and frozen seafood products to customers including smoked salmon, lobster, halibut, scallops and much more. Phone: +1-902-377-3474, open Monday to Saturday: 9am – 5pm, www.accovert.com.
Vice President Public Relations
Cooke Inc. / for AC Covert
40 Wellington Row, Saint John, NB, Canada E2L 3H3
www.cookeseafood.com / www.accovert.com
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