Chattanooga native and resident Thomas Persinger started Marithyme Seafood Company in 2018 to fill a void he saw in the Chattanooga community: high-quality wild-caught seafood, delivered to your doorstep.
What started as a home-based business has grown into a national service bringing “the best seafood in the world” to home kitchens. Whether it’s Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico or the cold waters of Iceland, customers rave about quality and convenience.
“Seafood is intimidating to most home cooks, but it shouldn’t be,” Persinger said. “We include easy recipes with every order and offer countless more on the website.”
All Marithyme seafood is frozen at harvest to preserve flavor, nutrients and freshness. “Freshness is relevant,” Persinger said. “Would you rather eat fish that has been refrigerated for 10 days or fish that has been frozen a few hours after being caught?”
Seafood marketed as “fresh, never frozen” has likely traveled for a week or more before it hits the grocery store. “Every day the fish is not frozen, its quality goes down,” Persinger said.
“Seafood isn’t cheap. And the current market conditions don’t seem to be correcting anytime soon. So if you’re going to spend the money, why not eat seafood like you’re dining at the by the ocean, right next to where the fish was caught. That’s why we all binge on seafood when we’re at the beach, isn’t it?”
According to the FDA, adults should eat 8 to 12 ounces of “best choice” seafood at least once a week, including salmon, haddock, cod, and shrimp. Marithyme carries all this and more.
“The easiest way to incorporate seafood into your diet is to have it on hand and in your freezer,” Persinger said. “Let Marithyme do the heavy lifting by sourcing it ethically and sustainably, packaging it and delivering it to your doorstep.”
Order online at www.marithymeseafood.com or contact them by call or text at 529-3791.