Global Seafood Technologies Inc.'s Executive Officers Nominated For Prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Global Seafood Technologies

    BILOXI, Miss., April 11 /PRNewswire/ --
 Global Seafood Technologies Inc.'s (OTC Bulletin Board:   GSFT) President, Brent
 Gutierrez, and Vice President, Clay Gutierrez, have been nominated for the
 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) awards program.
     Founded and produced by Ernst & Young, and sponsored by USA TODAY, CNN and
 CNNfn, the Nasdaq Stock Market and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial
 Leadership at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the award was established
 to recognize successful entrepreneurial leadership both regionally and
 nationally.  Now in its 7th year, this elite competition is the world's most
 prestigious honor for entrepreneurs who have created and sustained growing
 business ventures.
     Previous national award winners include: Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com; Herb
 Kelleher of Southwest Airlines; Andy and Jack Taylor of Enterprise Rent-A-Car;
 Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs of QUALCOMM, Inc.; Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corp.;
 Richard Schultze of Best Buy Company Inc., and last year's winner, Scott
 Kriens of Juniper Networks.
     Nominations for this year's award will be considered for recognition by an
 independent panel of regional and national judges comprised of local business,
 financial, academic and media figures.  Winners are selected in several
 business categories and are honored at regional ceremonies in June.  The
 national winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and several other
 national category winners will be announced in November.
     Global Seafood Technologies is one of the largest individual quick freeze
 (IQF) shrimp processors in the United States.  Its subsidiary, Custom Pack,
 processes and packages shrimp for many of the nation's largest seafood chains
 and grocery outlets.  In addition, the company is expanding its aquaculture
 activities with freshwater shrimp production.  The company markets bait to the
 recreational fishing industry through its Killer Bee Bait subsidiary.  The
 company website, www.globalsea.com offers more detailed information.  For
 investor relations call 813-908-8536.
     Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services, helps clients to
 quickly and confidently make financial decisions designed to enhance value.
 E&Y offers traditional audit and tax services, as well as customized services
 in corporate finance, online security, risk management, the valuation of
 intangibles and e-business acceleration.  The company's global website address
 is http://www.ey.com .
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements are based on management's
 current expectations of beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and
 uncertainties that could cause actual results, levels of activity, performance
 or achievements to differ materially from those described.
 
 

SOURCE Global Seafood Technologies
    BILOXI, Miss., April 11 /PRNewswire/ --
 Global Seafood Technologies Inc.'s (OTC Bulletin Board:   GSFT) President, Brent
 Gutierrez, and Vice President, Clay Gutierrez, have been nominated for the
 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) awards program.
     Founded and produced by Ernst & Young, and sponsored by USA TODAY, CNN and
 CNNfn, the Nasdaq Stock Market and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial
 Leadership at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the award was established
 to recognize successful entrepreneurial leadership both regionally and
 nationally.  Now in its 7th year, this elite competition is the world's most
 prestigious honor for entrepreneurs who have created and sustained growing
 business ventures.
     Previous national award winners include: Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com; Herb
 Kelleher of Southwest Airlines; Andy and Jack Taylor of Enterprise Rent-A-Car;
 Dr. Irwin Mark Jacobs of QUALCOMM, Inc.; Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corp.;
 Richard Schultze of Best Buy Company Inc., and last year's winner, Scott
 Kriens of Juniper Networks.
     Nominations for this year's award will be considered for recognition by an
 independent panel of regional and national judges comprised of local business,
 financial, academic and media figures.  Winners are selected in several
 business categories and are honored at regional ceremonies in June.  The
 national winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and several other
 national category winners will be announced in November.
     Global Seafood Technologies is one of the largest individual quick freeze
 (IQF) shrimp processors in the United States.  Its subsidiary, Custom Pack,
 processes and packages shrimp for many of the nation's largest seafood chains
 and grocery outlets.  In addition, the company is expanding its aquaculture
 activities with freshwater shrimp production.  The company markets bait to the
 recreational fishing industry through its Killer Bee Bait subsidiary.  The
 company website, www.globalsea.com offers more detailed information.  For
 investor relations call 813-908-8536.
     Ernst & Young, a global leader in professional services, helps clients to
 quickly and confidently make financial decisions designed to enhance value.
 E&Y offers traditional audit and tax services, as well as customized services
 in corporate finance, online security, risk management, the valuation of
 intangibles and e-business acceleration.  The company's global website address
 is http://www.ey.com .
     This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the
 meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements are based on management's
 current expectations of beliefs and are subject to a number of factors and
 uncertainties that could cause actual results, levels of activity, performance
 or achievements to differ materially from those described.
 
 SOURCE  Global Seafood Technologies