Established in 1965, Seward Fisheries became solely owned by Icicle Seafoods in 1978. Our versatile plant is located in Seward’s small boat harbor, and we produce vast amounts of canned and fresh/frozen salmon, and high quality fish meal during the peak summer months. Salmon caviar (Ikura & Sujiko) is also produced for shipment to Japan. Fresh and frozen halibut, black cod, pacific cod, and rock fish are produced and shipped all over the country to whet the appetite of seafood lovers from coast to coast. Seward Fisheries annually hires over 300 hearty employees during the summer months, and retains a small local crew to fortify the plants needs during the spring and the fall.

Our small coastal town of Seward is located on the east coast of the Kenai Peninsula, on the west shore of Resurrection Bay. We are 125 miles south of Anchorage on the breathtaking Seward Highway Scenic Byway. And can be accessed by the Alaska Railroad, bus, or cruise ship. It is surrounded by steep mountains, dominated by 3,022-foot Mount Marathon. Behind Mount Marathon, and extending down the coast lies the Harding Ice field, measuring 35 by 20 miles. Flowing from the Harding Ice field are many glaciers, including Exit Glacier which is minutes away from the plant, and is a must see for any off work seafood processor.

Seward is known for its scenic views, numerous visitor attractions, and as the "Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park". Over 3,000 year round residents call Seward home; however that number swells considerably during the summer visitor season. Founded as a railway construction camp in 1903, the city's population is still primarily non-Native. Our town is famous in Alaska for its Fourth of July celebration that features a punishing foot race to the top of Mount Marathon. The area has a maritime climate, so does not get the extremes in temperature experienced in the interior. Winter temperatures average 17-38°F., summer temperatures 49-63°F. The annual precipitation includes 66 inches of rain and 80 inches of snowfall.

Seward, Alaska is a wonderful place to live and work, and more than a few summer employees have stayed and have made the eastern Kenai Peninsula their home. We encourage you to join the Icicle Seafoods family in Seward!