Atlanfish


Membership approved until 1st May 2019

Business Background

Sector
Seafood

Product Range
Brown crab (Cancer pagurus), Lobster (Homarus americanus), Mussels (Mytilus edulis), Whelk (Buccinum undatum), Langoustines (Nephrops norvegicus)

Specialists In
Bringing premium shellfish to market, in cooked, pasteurised, frozen, and chilled formats.

Established in 1976, Atlanfish is a family-owned company and a leading processor of Irish seafood products. Specialising in crustaceans and shellfish – including brown crab, Canadian lobster, whelks, mussels, and langoustines – Atlanfish is an entrepreneurial company that has grown to be a quality-driven business.

In 2008, the company launched the premium Cashelmara brand. Cashelmara products provide retail and foodservice customers with a range of premium shellfish products available all year round, prepared and cooked to perfection.

The Cashelmara brand leverages the company’s key skills and its 40 years’ experience in sourcing, processing, sales and marketing within the seafood industry. Underpinned by three key pillars, Cashelmara denotes premium quality, provenance, and responsible practices.

Based in Carndonagh, Co. Donegal, and occupying a purpose-built facility equipped with the latest production technology, Atlanfish serves the diverse needs of the retail, wholesale, and foodservice trade worldwide.

Cashelmara products offer customers 35+ days shelf life on cooked and pasteurised products, and 2+ year shelf life on cooked, frozen products.

Key Sustainability Commitments

Raw Material Sourcing

  • All packaging used by the company to be FSC certified by 2019.

Manufacturing Processes

  • Reduce crab waste by 9% based on the year 2015.
  • Reduce water use by 25% based on the year 2015.
  • Reduce the amount of electricity used and diesel consumption by 1% for 2017.

Social Sustainability

  • Continue to support the local community by increasing donations to various initiatives such as sponsorship of the local football team, local golf club and various local charities.
  • Develop a new website that will include nutritional information and information on the health benefits of crab.

Unique Selling Points

Boasting a fully integrated Total Quality Management system, Atlanfish also provides full traceability via its online Product Trace tool. In addition, the company has French and Swedish sales offices.

Awards & Accreditations

  • HACCP
  • BRC Accredited
  • MSC Lobster Chain of Custody

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