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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Rt Hon Liz Truss MP, Secretary of State for International Trade visits Ideal Foods

18th September 2020 Our Business

Cornwall’s Export Company of the year 2019, Ideal Foods, was delighted to host a visit today (Friday 18th September) by the Rt Hon Liz Truss...

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Ideal Foods Secures New Supply of Fish By-Products

17th June 2020 Our Business

International seafood business, Ideal Foods is delighted to announce that it has signed a new supply agreement with Fife-based Mowi Consumer Products UK, which is...

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Ideal Foods donates to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank

9th April 2020 Our Business

Liskeard based, seafood company ‘Ideal Foods’ has donated £500 and a large parcel of vital food supplies to the Liskeard & Looe Foodbank to help...

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