Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United, Inc. (MSCFU) is the largest organization of commercial fishermen in Mississippi. Formed by fishermen for fishermen, MSCFU serves to protect the common interests of Mississippi's commercial fishing industry; promote sustainable fisheries through leadership in stewardship; and advocate on behalf of commercial fishermen, fishing businesses and consumers of the resources our industry provides. MSCFU is a registered non-profit corporation with the Mississippi Secretary of State and is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)6 tax-exempt entity. Originally established as the Mississippi Gulf Coast Fisherman's Organization, Inc. in 1974; the name was changed in 2015 to accurately reflect the needs of the seafood industry and the commercial fishermen that are at its’ core. Currently, the organization has over 250 active members who are engaged in all aspects of the seafood and commercial fishing industry. Our mission also includes promoting the products our members harvest, process, and provide.
How does buying Genuine MS products make a difference here in Mississippi?
Genuine wild and raised Mississippi seafood is some of the absolute best seafood in the entire world! Not only is it abundant and delicious, it is sustainably harvested by hard-working men and women all along our Gulf Coast. Mississippi was once known as the Seafood Capitol of the World and we are eager to help regain that title. To do so, we will need the help of Mississippi’s residents far and wide all across the state. For starters- demand Genuine, Wild Mississippi seafood at your favorite restaurant or when you visit your local grocery store. Whether its jumbo shrimp, speckled trout, red snapper, blue crabs, or our world-renowned oysters; you can guarantee Genuine Mississippi seafood will not disappoint! When you buy local seafood harvested and produced right here in the Great State of Mississippi, odds are you are supporting a multi-generational family business whose practices have been perfected over many generations. Not to mention, the freshness and quality are second to none. Also, when you purchase Genuine Mississippi seafood you are helping to keep Mississippi dollars within the State of Mississippi and that has a tremendous positive impact on the economy of our state all in of itself. Remember to always ask who and where your seafood comes from! Demand only the best- Genuine Mississippi seafood!