Heartland Catfish Company

55001 Highway 82 West, Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941
(662) 254-7100
Hours: Monday - Friday; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Heartland Catfish Company is one of the largest vertically integrated entities in the U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish industry today. The Tackett Family owns and manages the ponds that provide about 50 percent of the catfish processed each year. Employing the latest farming practices and partnering with growers who utilize Best Management Practices to raise their fish, Heartland Catfish Company is able to deliver the best fish on the market.

What Makes Our Products Great?

Heartland Catfish Company has built a strong reputation providing consistent, high quality and mild-tasting catfish to customers and consumers. As a healthy, safe and viable food source, Heartland Catfish is raised in an environmentally responsible manner from egg to harvest so you can feel confident that you are making a sustainable seafood choice year-round.

What makes us most proud of producing Genuine MS products?

With deep roots in Leflore County, Mississippi, Heartland Catfish Company is the leading catfish producer in the industry. As a family-owned operation built on a legacy of core values, Heartland Catfish Company is dedicated to producing the freshest, highest-quality catfish products with the best customer service and the best value. We’re proud to bring a taste of the Mississippi to consumers throughout the country.

How does buying Genuine MS products make a difference here in Mississippi?

Our commitment to showcasing the culinary reputation of the Mississippi Delta started in 1964 with the founding of Tackett Fish Farms and has blossomed from there. Heartland Catfish Company opened our doors in Itta Bena, Miss. in 1996, and we have continued to invest in our community ever since. We believe buying Genuine Mississippi products directly impacts the livelihoods of our friends and neighbors, and we’re happy to support our community. We’re proud of our Genuine Mississippi raised catfish.

Why should people seek out and buy Genuine MS products?

Buying and supporting Genuine Mississippi products such as Heartland Catfish Company means supporting local businesses and communities and helping ensure our state's economic future is bright.


Here are a few locations where you can find our products.

Heartland Catfish Company

55001 Highway 82 W, Itta Bena, MS

Product is available for purchase from our processing plant located at our headquarters in Itta Bena, Mississippi.

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