Trident expands ice-making capacity
Trident Seafoods in Petersburg may be the smallest of the three seafood processors, but it has the largest fleet. And that fleet has a high demand for ice, said plant manager Dave Ohmer.
This spring, Trident is more than doubling its ice-making capacity by adding a new ice maker and swapping out the current ice storage box for a much larger one.
According to Ohmer, the fleet has gradually gotten larger over the years, and with that growth has been an ever-increasing demand for more ice. “Since the beginning of time, there's been a shortage of ice,” he said.
The current ice maker and s...