Who we are at Ideal Foods

Ideal Foods is a family run business with head quarters located in the heart of the Cornish countryside.  We also have satellite offices in Grimsby, The Philippines and China.

Ideal Foods is led by Tony Horner, who himself has a lifetime of experience in the seafood industry.  He is supported by Jeanette Turpin, Sales Director and Lauren Horner, Technical Director.  The company employs an experienced and skilled 20 strong team of staff that enable Ideal Foods to offer a complete sales and export service to it’s customers.

Repeat business is very important to Ideal Foods and we take great pride in providing all our customers with a highly professional and reliable service.  We supply all areas of the fish sector from the local fishmongers to overseas supermarkets, fish merchants and Blue Chip international manufacturers and processors.

Our suppliers are just as important to us as our customers and we purchase product from all corners of the world.  We are able to use our global sourcing and product knowledge to keep on top of the changing trends in the seafood industry allowing us to react quickly and efficiently.

Our main areas of expertise are Salmo Salar / Salmon Co-products, whitefish procurement, shellfish and the high risk baby food sector.  Ideal Foods is continually evolving and we set aside time and resource to research new markets.

Trading internationally for over 20 years

We have been at the forefront of the fish industry for more than 20 years, leading the way with innovative and pioneering solutions in the salmon co-product market.  Our suppliers are just as important to us as our customer and we purchase product from all corners of the globe.

Supplying sophisticated and unsophisticated seafood

Ideal Foods is a specialist supplier of fish, shellfish and co-products.  Our product range is extensive and if there is a product you are looking for not mentioned here on our website, please contact us.

We are always here to help you

We have an excellent reputation for ensuring goods arrive at their destination on time.  Our logistics department process all necessary documentation including health certificates, certificates of origin and bills of lading.

Innovation is important to us

Ideal Foods is continually evolving and we invest time and resource into researching new offshoot markets from our core business, to ensure that no part of the fish goes to waste.

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Why Grimsby based Ideal Foods Ltd is a great place to work!

24th July 2019 Our Business

Ideal Foods Ltd is a family run seafood trading company, selling a variety of fish and shellfish to customers in more than 40 countries worldwide....

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Ideal Foods Wins Exporter of the Year at the Cornwall Business Awards

1st July 2019 Our Business

Liskeard based seafood company ‘Ideal Foods’ is delighted to have been chosen as the winner of the Cornwall Business Awards, Exporter of the Year. The...

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Ideal Foods Shortlisted for Cornwall Business Award

30th May 2019 Our Business

Liskeard based seafood company ‘Ideal Foods’, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for a Cornwall Business Award in the Exporter of the...

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