Partnering opportunity

An Irish exporter of live shellfish and fresh fish is looking for trade intermediaries (distributors, agents or representatives) to distribute and or represent its products in new markets across Europe

Summary

This family business has been fishing coastal waters on the west of Ireland for 4 generations and has exported fish across the world.They seek to extend distribution of their products by developing trading relationships with agency or distributors in the European Union.They specialise in fresh lobster, brown crab, velvet crab, crawfish, periwinkles, prawns, shrimp and also supply white fish (e.g. turbot) and oily fish (e.g. mackerel).All fish are freshly caught through a network of inshore boats

Partner expertise sought

The business is looking for a partner who has considerable knowledge of the wholesale shell fish market, primarily a distributor or sales agency who can develop sales through the premium end food service sector - including speciality fish restaurants, hotels or the quality end of the retail speciality foods e.g. delicatessen and fish mongers.

Description

This family business has been involved in fishing the coastal waters off the west of Ireland for four generations. They are a Irish supplier and exporter of wholesale fish to customers across the world. The fish exporting business specialise in exporting live shellfish including lobster, brown crab, velvet crab, crawfish, periwinkles, prawns and shrimp. They also supply white fish (such as turbot), oily fish (such as mackerel) all freshly caught from inshore boats. The business owners have considerable expertise and knowledge in meeting and exceeding the most demanding of customer needs. Their business goal is simple; to offer customers the best quality shellfish & fresh fish through excellent service at competitive market prices. They take the upmost care to ensure each catch is fished responsibly and handled carefully to ensure an optimal quality product with high meat content. Fresh shellfish & white fish can be exported in large or small quantities via road freight to UK or Europe and via air freight to the rest of the world. They are looking to extend distribution of their products by developing trading relationships with agents or distributors in the European Union.

Advantages and innovations

Sourcing produce along Ireland's western coast ensures the highest quality. A wealth of industry and product expertise. A guaranteed supply of shellfish / whitefish. Extensive product list on offer. Adherence to fishing regulations and legislation - guarantees are liable and sustainable supply.

Development stage

Already on the market

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

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