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The status of fishery production and processing industry trends in the Netherlands

Published Nov 2, 2021

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Positioned as a European food hub based on logistics competitiveness. Most of the agricultural and fishery foods are distributed throughout the EU through ships and aircraft. Developed cold chain and used it as an infrastructure for trading fresh and frozen seafood. Only the Netherlands can be used as a gateway for our seafood products to enter Europe

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Positioned as a European food hub based on logistics competitiveness Most of the agricultural and fishery foods are distributed throughout the EU through ships and aircraft. Developed cold chain and used it as an infrastructure for trading fresh and frozen seafood Only the Netherlands can be used as a gateway for our seafood products to enter Europe Current status of seafood production The Netherlands produces about 460,000 tons of fish per year, of which more than 410,000 tons are produced through fishing. The major catches were herring and cod with an average of over 90,000 tons and Atlantic horse mackerel with an average of 27,000 tons. The major aquaculture varieties produce the most with 40,000 tons of pearl mussels, followed by catfish and oysters with more than 2,000 tons. Looking at the average annual growth rate, the production of Atlantic horse mackerel (25.9%) and cultured oysters (1.8%) increased while the overall aquatic production decreased. Production of ...
Source: Fisheco
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