Clean, Natural, Sustainable, Traceable
Who We Are
- Culinary Collaborations LLC (CCL) is a premium seafood and sushi ingredient supplier to the North American market. We actively build all-natural, clean, sustainable, and, traceable food programs in the U.S.
- CCL is a unique team of sushi industry experts specializing in research, development, manufacturing, handling, importing and distributing top-end sushi ingredients and seafood.
- Quality and food safety are cornerstone principles of CCL. We received the BRC Global Standards Agents and Brookers certificate in 2020.
- We are leaders in sustainability, acting as a working member of the Tuna Supply Roundtable and Octopus Supply Roundtable and received our Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Chain of Custody Certificate in 2020. We are proud partners with FishChoice and follow the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch sustainability recommendations.
- We are leaders in seafood traceability standards in the global industry, working as an active member of the Global Dialogue Seafood Traceability (GDST) to deliver GDST 1.0 seafood traceability global standards.
- We carefully select our production partners worldwide to meet our customers’ expectations for high quality, all-natural, sustainable and ethically sourced seafood at optimal prices. By leveraging our expertise, we deliver a global supply of unique, high-quality ingredients to your door in the most optimal format.
CCL encompasses a broad range of focused capabilities. We do not sell products — we deliver solutions and earn our keep from delivering outstanding results.
We provide food research, food safety consultancy, sustainability and traceability consultancy, quality assurance, market research, product development, importer, Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP), and distribution services.
We are constantly researching and analysing consumer trends, insights, and behaviours to innovate and create and develop new products that todays consumer will enjoy.
Our team focuses on finding creative and innovative ways to achieve the goal and offer solutions to our clients.
We are a resource to our clients, for everything from sourcing and developing custom recipes, compiling market research, and presenting competitive cuttings, to leveraging economies of scale when sourcing commodities.
Our in house seafood experts provide invaluable experience , knowledge and resources to our clients. We’ve worked collaboratively with market-leading companies around the world to develop the leanest supply chain in supermarket sushi in the USA.
Our Mission is to assist customers in discovering the finest all-natural, sustainable, traceable ingredient producers worldwide and, once found, assist those producers to meet USA compliance standards using best food safety practices.
Our Vision is to provide value across a variety of food programs using our problem-solving expertise and client-focused solutions.