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J&W Seafood is located in Deltaville, Virginia on the Chesapeake Bay. We have supplied retail grocery chains and food service for over 25 years.

J&W Seafood is owned & operated by the Wade Family. Since 1982 this family business has focused on quality and service. J&W is very proud of its stellar reputation for processing consistent quality Chesapeake Bay Seafood. J&W brand products are distributed throughout the U.S. to some of the most reputable retail and food service companies in the country.

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  • HACCP Certified
  • VDSS Certified (Virginia Departmentof Shellfish Sanitation)
  • FDA Approved
  • 24 Hour Temperature Monitoring
  • Our Facilities are Third Party Audited by an Independent Authority.


J&W Shucked Oysters

J&W Seafood is a Grower, Packer and Shipper of Chesapeake Bay Oysters. We are one of the largest lease holders of private oyster beds in Virginia with thousands of acres to potentially harvest year around.

Brands Owned:
J&W Brand/Fishing Bay Brand  At J&W Seafood we also private label for clients that seek their own branding.

Shell Oyster Products marketed and packaged for point of sale.

  • Bushels
  • 100 Count Boxes
  • Custom – Retail Point of Sale

Shucked Oysters Products marketed and packaged for point of sale

  • 8 oz.
  • 12 oz
  • 16 oz (PET Jar)
  • 1/2 Gallon
  • 1 Gallon (Also available in 1 Gallon frozen pillow pack)

Soft Shell Crabs

J&W Seafood is one of the largest processors on the Chesapeake Bay. Our soft shell crabs are electronically graded and sized.

J&W Seafood Dressed Soft Shell Crabs.

Marketed: Live/Fresh Dressed/Fresh Dressed Frozen Market Sizes

  • Whales
  • Jumbos
  • Primes
  • Hotels
  • Mediums


At J&W Seafood we are buyers & processors of whole live crabs. We offer live or steamed/seasoned crabs in many market forms.

Market Forms for Live Crabs

  • J&W Seafood – Steamed Crabs

    • Jumbo Lump
    • Lump
    • Backfin Lump
    • Backfin
    • Special
    • Claw
    • 8 oz fresh & pasteurized
    • 12 oz. fresh
    • 16 oz fresh & pasteurized
    • 1 lb bag frozen
    • 5 lb bag frozen
    • Pasteurized & Frozen

    Brands Owned: Fishing Bay/J&W Brand/Chesapeake Gold/ J&W Imports

    Imported Products

    J&W Imported Brand Crabmeat

    Importer & Distributor of Blue Swimming Crab from Asia & Blue Crab from Mexico/South America.

    Market Forms for Imported Crabmeat (All 16 oz.)

    • Colossal
    • Jumbo Lump
    • Super Lump
    • Lump
    • Backfin
    • Claw

    Value Added

    J&W Seafood processes many value added private label recipe products for retail and food service.

    • Crab Cakes
    • PAR Fried Products
    • Assorted Dips