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Our Process

Always Fresh, Always Delicious.

Introduction to Guidry's Catfish

Welcome to Guidry’s Catfish, where excellence in seafood begins with our meticulous process. Here, every step from sourcing to delivery is crafted with care, ensuring that we bring only the finest, most sustainable catfish to your table.

Sourcing, Sustainable and Responsible Catfish

At Guidry’s Catfish, our sourcing process is anchored in responsibility and sustainability. We carefully select our catfish from the finest waters, ensuring they are not only of the highest quality but also harvested in a way that respects the environment and local ecosystems. Our partnerships with responsible fisheries reflect our dedication to maintaining ecological balance while providing our customers with the freshest, most flavorful catfish.

Receiving and Inspection:

At Guidry’s we have a well-defined process for receiving of all live catfish shipments. Our QC department inspects incoming fish for freshness, health, premium taste, and adherence to strict quality standards.

Proper Holding Facilities:

Our holding facilities provide optimal conditions that keep the catfish healthy and stress-free.

Efficient Processing Workflow:

We have streamlined our processing workflow to minimize the time between receiving of live catfish and finished product packaging.

Blending State-of-the-Art Technology with Artisanal Expertise:

In our pursuit of excellence, Guidry’s Catfish employs a unique blend of cutting-edge machinery and skilled human craftsmanship. Our catfish are hand-trimmed by skilled and experienced team members who ensure our products exceed customer expectations.

The 100,000 sq. ft. processing facility is made up of 11 production lines.

These production lines are located within 3 major processing departments:

FRESH Department:
7-Fresh Fillet area
1-Gutted area
1-Whole area
1-Stripping/ Splitting area

FROZEN (IQF) RAW Department:
2-IQF Raw areas

1-Breading/Marinating area

Storage and Handling:

Our 10,000 sqft. cold-storage facility ensures proper storage conditions while maintaining a well-organized storage system which prevents cross-contamination and maintains the freshness of our products.

Timely Delivery:

Guidry’s Catfish is committed to timely deliveries. Our logistics team ensures that your order reaches you promptly, maintaining the freshness and quality that defines our brand.

Serving discerning retail and foodservice customers; we have established ourselves as a trusted name in the seafood industry.