Currently operating from a HACCP certified, state of the art commercial fishing dock in Barnegat Light, New Jersey, Viking Village was founded in the 1920’s by first generation Scandinavian fisherman.The facility was known as the Independent Fish Company
until it was renamed Viking Village, after the original Norwegian founders.
Today, Viking Village is home port to more than 40 independently-owned fishing vessels including Scallopers, Gillnetters, and Longline boats. Each year, about 5 million pounds of seafood is packed out at Viking Village and shipped both locally and around the world.
Product goes to the major distribution markets in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore/Washington DC, as well as to customers in the Midwest and Northern California.
Viking Village also ships to selected distributors, supermarket chains, retail fish markets and individual restaurants.