Food Processing on Prince Edward Island – Company hiring practices
- ADL, Charlottetown and Summerside
- Atlantic Aqua Farms, Orwell Cove
- Beach Point Processing, Beach Point
- Crossings Café and Island Gelato, Borden-Carleton
- Glow Juicery PEI, Summerside
- The Handpie Company, Albany
- Larkin Bros., Farm in New Glasgow and processing company in Crapaud
- Maritime Marzipan Confectionery
- PEI Mussel King, Morell
- Royal Star Foods Ltd., Jude's Point
- Seafood 2000 Ltd., Georgetown
This sector ties in agriculture, aquaculture, and fisheries, which have been recruiting. As a result of staff shortages, these industries depend on foreign workers to maintain the demand for labour.
We produce an extensive list of seafood processing facilities that hire staff each March. Work may be available through to December, depending on the market. Mussel plants typically offer year-round work. To explore each company further, click here
The Seafood Processors Association notes the seafood processing sector employs close to 9,000 people. The members provide local markets for thousands of fishing operations and jobs for thousands of people on the Island.
Work PEI, in collaboration with members of the PEI Seafood Processors Association, has launched a new employment portal for seafood processing jobs at www.workpei.ca/opsi/. “This is the best place for students looking for employment opportunities in seafood, because it will send their applications directly to employers in their chosen regions who are hiring,” says Jordan Bober, PEI Farm Team and Team Seafood.
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