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The company is established in south Portugal and has a long experience in the field of fish preservation. It processes more than 1.000 kg of fresh fish every day, coming from nearby fishing ports. Among its international recognized specialities there are products such as sardine pastes, canned sardine eggs and canned mackerel fillets.The company is looking for new distribution partners all over Europe.
The company was established more than 30 years ago but was recently purchased by an important national fishing group that started an innovation agenda mixing modern and traditional producing methods. Their preserves are positioned as gourmet food.
To expand and diversify its offer, led by well-known products as sardine paste and canned mackerel fillets, the company began to produce some innovative products, such as mackerel and smoked salmon pastes. It also produces traditional specialities like canned sardine and mackerel eggs in olive oil, among others as tuna and mussels preserves.
The company would like to expand its markets and establish distribution agreements with food or fish specialized distributors all over Europe.
The company’s production facilities are located near one of the biggest fishing ports in Portugal, where most of the processed fish comes from, assuring the freshness and quality of its products.
It has a much diversified range of products including innovative ones such as mackerel and smoked salmon pastes.
Economic and financial performance certified by a government’s agency.
The partners sought are trade companies (wholesalers or retailers) that have experience in food distribution and particularly well connected to gourmet food distribution channels. Their main task will be to open new markets and assist the Portuguese company to increase its sales abroad.
The company is distinguished with the “PME Líder” certification (granted by IAPMEI – Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), that recognizes companies with the overall best economic and financial performance throughout several industries in Portugal.
It has also the Halal certification ensuring that the development of products and their respective production processes follow the conditions required by Islamic law.