Fortune International announced Monday it is acquiring New Orleans Fish House (NOFH), a supplier of wholesale seafood and specialty products to chefs and restaurants in New Orleans and throughout the southern United States.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 1990, NOFH provides seafood, as well as a wide range of other specialty and protein-based products, including beef and lamb.
The family-owned and operated business has expanded from a small seafood house in New Orleans into a significant supplier of fresh seafood to restaurants, retailers and wholesalers from eastern Texas to the Panhandle of Florida.
NOFH is one of the largest purchasers of yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gulf of Mexico, as well as the largest purchaser of red fish in the United States.
Since the launch of Fortune’s acquisition strategy in 2012, the company has completed 15 acquisitions including: JDY Gourmet (2012); Chef Martin Old World Butcher Shop (2014); Coastal Seafoods (2016); Morey’s Seafood International of Missouri, Classic Provisions Inc. and Jubilee Seafoods (2019); Seattle Fish of Missouri (2020), EuroGourmet and Neesvig’s (2020); C.C.T. Logistics, Meat Processors and Ocean Harvest Wholesale (2021); D’Artagnan, and North Bay Seafood.
Fortune International is the parent operating company of Fortune Fish & Gourmet, a full-service processor and distributor providing white-tablecloth restaurants, private clubs, hotels and retail stores with the fresh, live, and frozen seafood and gourmet foods.