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St. Pete-based Newport Organization buys Mass. seafood company

ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg-based Newport Organization has acquired frozen seafood company Crocker & Winsor Seafoods, Newport announced Monday. Newport is the parent company of Newport International.

The financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.

"The addition of Crocker & Winsor marks an important milestone in the group's long-term growth strategy as it furthers our efforts to diversify our product offerings," Anjan Tharakan, president of Newport International, said in a statement.

Needham, Mass.-based Crocker supplies more than 600 seafood products to locales around the country. The company has a focus on sustainability.