Fish & Fisheries Products

As an island with a territorial sea of 21,500 km2 and a coastline of 1340 km, Sri Lanka has a rich supply of fish and seafood. The fishing industry plays an important role in Sri Lanka’s Social and Economic sectors and the country is home to a large fisheries community, who reside along the coastline. The country combines new technology with traditional knowledge and skills in maintaining quality and sustainability in the fishing industry.

Today, Sri Lanka has emerged as a quality fish and seafood exporter, supplying predominantly yellowfin and bigeye tuna species, crabs, prawns, and molluscs species to international markets. Adherence to the latest technology in product development, processing, and packaging techniques ensures that Sri Lankan fish and seafood products that reach the international market are superior in quality, taste and texture.

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    John Sea Foods has developed since its beginnings in 2011 to become a leading Sri Lankan exporter of fish and seafood. Initially specialized in Fresh Tuna, we now offer a complete range of fish, fresh and frozen, from all over the globe to our customers, and well taken care of by our highly qualified staff in seafood industry. After more than 5 years we are still constantly working to improve our products and processes ensure producing the high quality seafood to the customers.

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    Ceylon Fresh seafood is a joint venture between Sri Lanka and UK partners, producing superb export grade fresh and frozen seafood in a state-of-the-art modern factory located close to Colombo International Airport. The management of Ceylon Fresh Seafood is committed to producing products of excellent quality that meet the highest international standards such as FDA, BRC, SILLIKER, ISO and the EU.

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    They have commenced operation in year 1992 with few long lines boats in Sri Lanka and with the diversification of the business H&M Western Pvt Ltd incorporated in year 2015 as 100% fresh seafood export arm in the group. We source seafood from a large network of artisan fishing boats 4500 vessels based in Sri Lanka using traditional hand line and long-line fishing methods that ensure sustainable and responsible fishing. We have gained expertise in the correct methods of faulty grading and sourcing, through many years of experience with Japanese customers whose main import is Sashimi. In this venture all the local fishermen are taught the technique of long line fishing to catch Tuna. Most of the local vessels are using crushed ice and some of the vessels equipped with Refrigerator Sea Water Cooling systems (RSW) and have fish storage system that is able to contain sea water at 0-+4?. This tuna is stored in a manner in order to preserve its freshnes

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    We are Sri Lanka’s award winning seafood exporters serving a global clientele across America, Europe, Asia, Russia and Oceania. Known for superior quality and freshness of our seafood, we are a sought after supplier for Japanese fresh fish cuisines. With two decades of experience in fishing, processing and exporting and
    two generations of expertise in technique and skill, Lihini Seafood Pvt Ltd is one ofSri Lanka’s leading seafood companies.

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    ANNAI believes in transparency, honesty and trust-based value system, which it practices in every business activity. We never compromise in quality. We focus on increasing customer satisfaction by providing them THE HIGHEST QUALITY products.

    The people here in Annai are the pillars of the business, we have energetic work force which is full of innovative ideas , ready to take on challenges and adaptive to the rapid changes in the industry.

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    Global Sea Foods (Pvt) Ltd, known simply as GSF is a leading seafood processing company based in Sri Lanka. We are a BOI (Board of Investment) approved venture established in 1999, that supplies the highest quality Value Added Sea Food products to Europe, USA, Middle East and Japan to name a few. Our state-of-the-art processing plant spanning 36000 sq ft in Sri Lanka, employs the latest technology and the highest quality norms to produce some of the finest value added seafood products in the world. GSF is a significant source of foreign exchange income earner in Sri Lanka.

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    Blue Line Oceans seeks to produce and distribute healthy seafood of unrivaled quality, satisfying the world’s growing protein need in an economical, efficient and environmentally friendly manner. The growth of the company will be founded on the sustainable management of resources and economically sound practices, seeking opportunities resulting from market consolidation and scientific progress in the industry.

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    VS Fresh Pvt. Ltd. is a premier fresh seafood exporter in Sri Lanka who is engaged in fishing, processing and marketing of seafood. Our product basket is inclusive of Fresh Tuna, Swordfish and Reef fish in the form of Whole or Fillet.

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    All our raw material is sourced fresh from the Indian Ocean by carefully selected Suppliers who purchase only from approved fishermen engaged in sustainable and environmentally responsible fishing methods. Our Processing Facilities are all operated in strict compliance with HACCP and all E.U. and F.D.A. Food Safety Regulations. We aim to make our Name synonymous with products of the highest quality.

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    Alpex Marine (Pvt) Ltd is the leader in collecting, processing and exporting truly Sri Lanka crustacean seafood with a reputation of 20 years in the international market for the premium quality, safety and timely delivery. Our broad portfolio of products includes (frozen) Prawns, Squid & Cuttlefish, Crabs, Lobsters and value added seafood products. The company guarantees the finest quality, freshness and safety of all our products with confidence.

    Alpex Marine pride itself for achieving ISO 22 000 and HACCP food safety & quality certificates for our products and being a registered exporter to European and USA markets. At present, Alpex Marine (Pvt) Ltd is enjoying the domination as the principal seafood supplier to Asian, European and USA markets winning the trust and respect of a global customer base.

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Trade Fairs & Exhibitions

  • Sri Lanka Pavilion at CISMEF 2024 – China

    The EDB in collaboration with the IDB proposes to organize a Sri Lanka Pavilion at 19th China International Small and Medium Enterprises Fair (CISMEF) in Guangzhou, China

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  • The 7th edition of China International Import Expo (CIIE)

    The 7th edition of China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held from 5th to 10th November 2024 at the National Exhibition & Convention Center, Shanghai, China. The EDB in collaboration with Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing and Sri Lanka Consulate General in Shanghai, China is making arrangements to organize Sri Lanka’s participation at the 7th CIIE-2024.

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  • Sri Lankan Seafood Packaging

    Packaging is used to protect fish & fishery products from damage during handling and transport...

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  • Sri Lankan Seafood Supply Chain Channels

    Traditionally, fish trading channeled through importers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and agents. Currently, it has completely changed with improved logistics and introduction of e-business into the fish trade...

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  • R & D and Product Development Facilities

    There are several organisations dedicated towards the development of the Fisheries Industry...

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Fish & Fisheries Products

Sri Lanka’s seafood product sector has emerged as a quality exporter of a wide variety of fish, with the most popular of them being tuna. Sri Lanka’s rich and relished seafood of different varieties are available through an extensive network of exporters.

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