Serving quality through the years

We have remained a traditional family-owned and operated seafood importer through years of growth, change, and success.

1960

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Central Seaway Co., Inc. is founded by Gershon Feigon in Chicago as a frozen seafood importer.

1980

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Gershon hires 25-year-old Nate Torch. Nate had prior seafood experience in Chicago’s storied Fulton-Randolph Street Market District.

1980

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Central Seaway begins an unprecedented period of expansion. Over the next 20 years, business would grow more than fourteen fold.

1981

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Gershon hires Jeff Stern, also 25. Jeff previously worked for a large accounting and audit firm.

1983

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Gershon passes away at the age of 64. Ethel Feigon, Gershon’s wife of more than 40 years, becomes president of the company.

1989

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Central Seaway imports its first container of farm-raised shrimp from Southeast Asia, which would go on to become a staple of its business.

1993

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Ethel and Gershon’s son, Lee Feigon, joins Central Seaway as a vice president. He becomes president later in his tenure.

2004

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Central Seaway’s sister company, CenSea, Inc., is formed.

2017

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Lee Feigon’s son-in-law Joe Rosenberg joins the company as chief operating officer, becoming the first third-generation Feigon family member to work at the company.

2019

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CenSea becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Central Seaway.

2020

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CenSea marks its 60th anniversary as Nate Torch also celebrates 40 years with the company.

Sustainability

Committed to traceable, sustainable seafood

We ensure that all of our seafood comes from sustainable sources. We work closely with our suppliers to aid in sustainability and social responsibility initiatives.

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Affiliations

A-PAC PRODUCTS

CenSea quality, sustainably-sourced block frozen shrimp

A-PAC is our exclusive brand of farm-raised black tiger and vannamei white block frozen shrimp.