About Stonington Seafood
Smoke Master Richard Penfold, owner of Stonington Seafood, has established a reputation for consistent quality and his company has gained a growing reputation as one of the foremost artisanal smokehouses following authentic Scottish smoking traditions in USA. Richard’s fish-smoking knowledge began in the 1980s when he went to work his summers in Shetland. His first job was tentering kippers at Ice Atlantic Seafoods, an old world fish factory located beneath the Scalloway Castle on the Blacksness fish pier. Richard and his wife moved to Stonington, Maine in 1997, where he helped to form, and then became the Smoke Master of, one of Maine’s top award-winning smokehouses, Stonington Sea Products, Inc. Richard’s Finnan Haddie was noticed by the late Johnny Apple of the New York Times.