Sea Harvest Debuts on the JSE Main Board under Share Code: SHG

The Sea Harvest Group (SHG) listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) today, 23 March 2017, with 42% of the company floated at a trading price of R12.50 per share raising R1.33 billion, resulting in a group market capitalisation of c.R3.14 billion. The money raised will be used to pay down debt and fund growth…

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Sea Harvest Intends to List on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

8 February 2017 Sea Harvest Group ("Sea Harvest" or "the Group") has today, 8 February 2017, confirmed its plan to list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) by the end of March 2017. The group has enjoyed tremendous success over the past few years and is well positioned for organic and acquisitive growth. Sea Harvest,…

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SADSTIA

The Importance of Sustainability, and Giving Back to Nature  We get so much from nature, and at Sea Harvest, we believe in taking care of the environment that looks so well after us. This mirrors our Chief Executive Officer Felix Ratheb’s views too, which is why we value our membership of the South African Deep-Sea…

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Brimstone Investment Corporation

Sea Harvest is Proud of Its B-BBEE Credentials Since 1964, we have been hard at work growing our business into what it has become today. We’ve become one of the largest vertically integrated producers of Cape Hake in South Africa, creating direct employment for more than 3 000 people. What’s more, we are proud to…

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Mareterram Limited

Sea Harvest’s Acquisition of Mareterram Limited Proves We’re Geared for Growth 2016 was a truly tremendous year for us. In 2016 alone, our company’s shareholders invested close to R600 million in capital investment and growth. This led to our company becoming one of the largest vertically integrated and black-owned fishing companies in South Africa today.…

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Fragmentation is bad for the business of fishing

The deep-sea Hake trawl fishery is South Africa’s most valuable commercial fishery. With annual sales of R5 billion it is a beacon for the performance and sustainability of a commercial fishery in a rapidly changing world. As the fishery continues to perform well in an international environment where it constitutes only 2% of global whitefish…

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Sea Harvest says it is ‘poised for organic, acquisitive growth’

South African fishing giant Sea Harvest saw significant growth over the past two years, and has big ambitions for 2017. This year alone the company’s shareholders invested close to ZAR 600 million (€41.1 million/$44.3 million) in capital investment and growth which has lead to Sea Harvest becoming one of the largest vertically integrated black-owned fishing…

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Benefits of Eating Fish

What are the Benefits of Eating Fish?  We have all seen the article headlines in magazines and on blogs about the merits of including fish in our diets. We know it’s healthy and good for us, and that it forms part of a well-balanced diet for our families. But why is this so? What are…

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Sea Harvest Recipes

Sea Harvest Gives You Fish and Recipes – All You Need for a Healthy and Delicious Meal  We know it’s one thing to make delicious, healthy, and fresh fish easily available, but another to make it appealing to your whole family. So instead of just concentrating on boosting accessibility to the best quality frozen fish…

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About Sea Harvest

Learn More About Sea Harvest – The World Leader in Cape Capensis  In 1964, we set up operations in the harbour town of Saldanha on the West Coast of South Africa. Here, we set out to catch, process, and market Cape capensis, more commonly known as hake. Since our inception, our operations have expanded dramatically.…

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Family Fish Recipes

Tasty Family Fish Recipes to Get Kids Hooked on Fish  We all know that fish is good for us and that we should eat more of it. But many parents choose their battles, and getting kids to just eat their daily vegetable intake can be challenging enough. Experts, however, recommend that a balanced diet should…

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Sea Harvest Fishing

Taking A Closer Look at Sea Harvest Fishing Sea Harvest’s history as an innovative South African fishing company dates back to 1964, and we are incredibly proud of our decades-old reputation. We established our fishing operations in the harbour town of Saldanha, on the South Africa’s West Coast. It is here where we catch, process…

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Sea Harvest Acquires Buys a New Trawler

Sea Harvest Acquires a New Trawler and Takes to the Seas At Sea Harvest, we are always looking at ways to boost efficiency and streamline our business operations. Many times, this has necessitated acquiring new trawlers, adding to our already impressive fleet of vessels. In 2015, we refitted a trawler to switch it to sea-frozen…

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Sea Harvest Expansion Into Australia

Sea Harvest’s Exciting Expansion into Australia Since our inception in 1964, we have been breaking down barriers in the South African industry while taking our products to various international markets. With an ever-expanding global footprint that includes the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Switzerland, we look to the future with excitement and…

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Volume in Hake South Africa

How Sea Harvest Uses Hake to Employ More than 2 000 South Africans The fishing industry in South Africa is an important cornerstone of the country’s economy. It is also an industry known for supplying the marketplace with high volumes of hake and many other types of fish in South Africa. Thousands of people throughout…

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Sea Harvest acquire 19.95 of Australian fishing company

3/10/2016 – CNBC Africa (YouTube Interview)

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Sea Harvest launches employee share scheme

6/23/2015 – CNBC Africa

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Fishing for a Bigger Market

9/1/2014 – CNBC Africa Money Show Interview with Bruce Whitfield (YouTube)

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Brimstone and Nedbank Panel Discussion

8/19/2014 – Sea Harvest Felix Ratheb in panel discussion (YouTube)

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Businesses donate food in support of World Food Day

In support of World Food Day, taking place on Sunday, 16 October 2016, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) together with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is hosting a public event today at the Nkume Sports Field in uMlalazi…

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Bulk seabed mining poses significant risk to South Africa’s fishing industry

[Cape Town, 11 October 2016] On the eve of National Marine Week from 10 to 14 October 2016, many South Africans are unaware of a looming threat to the health of our country’s natural marine resources in the form of bulk seabed mining of phosphate minerals for use as fertiliser. A new report has found…

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Fragmentation is bad for the business of fishing

Felix Ratheb, Sea Harvest Chief Executive Officer (CEO), elaborates on why fragmentation is bad for the fishing business and the impact it would have on the industry should more companies be allocated fishing rights.  The opinion held in some quarters that the fishing industry is neither transformed nor socially inclusive is predicated on the misconception…

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Sea Harvest concerned by number of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome cases in Saldanha

International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day is commemorated on 09 September annually, to draw attention to the fact that alcohol consumption during pregnancy is dangerous to an unborn baby (www.fasday.com). According to the Foundation for Alcohol Related Research (FARR) in South Africa, “FASD is an umbrella term, which includes all possible disorders associated…

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Fishing organisation develops successful female employees

Many of the women that have risen through the ranks at Sea Harvest come from humble beginnings; training and mentorship programmes have developed them into leading women within the organisation. Pictured above from left to right are some of the leading ladies at Sea Harvest’s Saldanha Bay plant, Gillian Felaar, Palesa Molelle, Idolene Macca and…

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Sea Harvest increases its share in Australian business, Mareterram

Above: The Mareterram fishing fleet in Carnarvon, WA, Australia. Sea Harvest Corporation, the 52-year-old South African vertically integrated fishing company and recently voted the No.7 Icon brand in South Africa, has managed to secure control of Mareterram Limited, a vertically integrated agri-business listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Mareterram owns a fleet of ten prawn…

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Sea Harvest ranks number seven in the Top 39 Ask Africa Icon Brands awards

Sea Harvest being awarded the seventh top brand at the Ask Africa Icon Brands awards. Pictured above from left to right is Maria Petousis (TGI Director at Ask Afrika), Jared Patel (Marketing Manager, Sea Harvest), Andrea Rademeyer (CEO and Founder Ask Afrika) and Sarina de Beer (MD, Ask Afrika). “We are excited and honoured to…

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Sea Harvest key contributor towards sustainability of Saldanha Bay Municipal area

For the past 52 years Sea Harvest has grown into the single largest employer in the Saldanha Bay Municipality (SBM) and is one of the largest vertically integrated black-owned fishing companies in the country. An Economic Impact Study recently completed by Independent Economic Researchers has revealed the key role that Sea Harvest continues to play…

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Sea Harvest continues to invest in the Red Cross Children’s Hospital Trust

The Red Cross Children’s Hospital unveiled phase one of its new intensive care unit last week. A portion of the profits made from the sales of all Sea Harvest products is donated to the Children’s Hospital Trust, through the Kids for Kids project. Pictured above is Ashley Swain, Phillips Sales Account Manager, demonstrating to guests…

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Empowerdex analysis shows South Africa’s deep sea trawling industry is 62.36% black owned

More than 60% of South Africa’s most valuable commercial fishery, the deep-sea trawling industry, is black-owned. This is one of the key findings of a study that has just been completed by the independent economic empowerment verification and research agency, Empowerdex. The finding is in sharp contrast with widely held opinion that the deep-sea trawling…

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Skipper of the month: Samuel Logenstein, Sea Harvest

Samuel Logenstein has been a Skipper at Sea Harvest for 20 years and leads his crew on board the Harvest Saldanha with a wealth of experience and passion. “We pride ourselves in bringing in the best quality fish,” he says, adding that, “it’s all about how you catch and process. I make sure that we…

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Deep-sea trawl operators and WWF-SA team up to tackle fishy issues

The South African Deep Sea Trawling Industry Association (SADSTIA) has teamed up with conservation organisation, WWF South Africa (WWF-SA), to dramatically improve the management of at least 12 non-target fish species that are caught alongside hake in the offshore demersal trawl fishery. SADSTIA’s members are the trawler owners and operators that deliver hake to fish…

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Sea Harvest Shop Opens in Sea Point

According to Shop Manager, Michael Mendonca, the species sold includes, inter alia, Cape Hake, Norwegian Salmon that is regularly flown in, and Kingklip. “Sea Harvest caters for the discerning palette and all the chilled products offered are available to be filleted, portioned and cut to individual customer’s specifications. The store also has live Crayfish and…

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Red Cross Children’s Hospital comes one step closer to a bigger and better ICU

[Cape Town, 04 May 2016] – Everyone can do something small to make big difference. This has once again proven true with a R300 000 cheque handover by Sea Harvest to the Children’s Hospital Trust, the official fundraiser of the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. The funds are the result of Sea Harvest Kids…

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From Deck Hand to Skipper – skills training a priority for Sea Harvest

[Saldanha Bay] – Standing on the bridge of a vessel more than ten years ago, Vivian Lackay dreamed of becoming a Skipper. The member of Sea Harvest’s sea-going crew, who grew up in Robertson in the Western Cape, joined the company in 2004. Lackay has worked and studied his way up the ranks, becoming a…

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Sea Harvest concerned by Foetal Alcohol Syndrome report for Saldanha

Sea Harvest note with concern a report released earlier this month by the Foundation for Alcohol Related Research (FARR) which found that over six percent of children in the Saldanha Bay District Municipality are born with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Mary-Lou Harry, Sea Harvest Human Resources Director says, “We are deeply concerned by the…

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Sea Harvest Brings Specialty Seafood To Your Kitchen

The Easter Holidays is a time when family and friends gather around the table to eat delicious seafood meals. Of course, pickled fish made with South Africa’s favourite white fish, Cape Hake, is a must on the menu. But why not wow your guests by serving them more than just the usual seafood at your…

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Youngsters can help upgrade the ICU at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s hospital in Cape Town

Children can help make a difference to the lives of other children. The Sea Harvest Kids for Kids initiative, which runs annually from November to February, is now into its sixth year. A portion of the sales of selected Sea Harvest crumbed fish products* are donated to The Children’s Hospital Trust. To date R1.3 million…

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Sea Harvest acquires 19.9% of Australian company, Mareterram Limited

Sea Harvest have acquired 19.9% of Australian company, Mareterram Limited which operates Nor-West Seafood. Pictured above are Nor-West Seafood vessels Sea Harvest is proud to announce a 19.9% investment in Perth-based Company, Mareterram Limited, which recently listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). Mareterram is a vertically integrated agri-business with operations currently encompassing: • The…

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