2006 Excellence Award Winner

Mackinac Straits Fish Company | St. Ignace, MI

Dave Molinare and Jill Bentgen Mackinaw Straits OAUP Jan 07

The Mackinac Straits Fish Company was founded in 1994 by Jill Bentgen, a native of St. Ignace with broad experience in food product development gained through her decades with consumer foods giant Procter & Gamble. Mackinac Straits specializes in smoked freshwater fish products using fish exclusively from the cold, clear waters of the Upper Great Lakes. Its unique food line includes Whitefish Fillets, Lake Links, Whitecaps Spread, and vacuum-packed fresh fillets.