Press 2018


Saldanha: The Home of Sea Harvest

Situated about 120km from Cape Town, there’s a timelessness about Saldanha Bay, our home. The morning’s silence is broken by friendly seagulls, and a walk along the harbour will take you to our trawlers on the quayside, ready to set sail on exciting adventures. Did you know? Saldanha has the biggest, deepest and safest natural…

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Sea Harvest Group announces its interim results and the acquisition of Ladismith Cheese

Sea Harvest Group announces its interim results and the acquisition of Ladismith Cheese Press Release – 28 August 2018 Sea Harvest Group today released its interim set of results for the period ended 30 June 2018 and announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cape Harvest Food Group Proprietary Limited (Cape Harvest), has concluded a share purchase…

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Sea Harvest Celebrates the Competition Tribunal’s Approval of its acquisition of the Viking Fishing Group

CAPE TOWN: A consortium of black-owned companies led by the Sea Harvest Group (Sea Harvest) has confirmed the approval from the Competition Tribunal of its transaction to acquire the fishing business of Viking Fishing Holdings Proprietary Limited, whilst Sea Harvest Aquaculture, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sea Harvest, is acquiring 51% of the issued share capital…

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Sea Harvest Makes Progress with Viking Fishing Group Acquisition

CAPE TOWN: A consortium of black-owned companies led by the Sea Harvest Group (Sea Harvest) has confirmed the terms of its transaction to acquire the fishing business of Viking Fishing Holdings Proprietary Limited whilst Sea Harvest Aquaculture, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sea Harvest is acquiring 51% of the issued share capital of Viking Aquaculture Proprietary…

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100 operations to celebrate Madiba’s 100th birthday

In commemoration of the centenary of our late former President Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, the Western Cape Health Department, together with the support of Sea Harvest, has launched a programme where 100 operations will be performed on patients at various hospitals around the province to reduce surgical backlogs. The bulk of these operations…

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Celebrating World Ocean’s Day – Our Oceans, our Future

A healthy ocean is critical to our survival and, every year, World Oceans Day, celebrated on the 8th of June, provides a unique opportunity for communities to engage in activities aimed at protecting the oceans. The water that covers parts of the earth not only generate most of the oxygen we breathe but also contributes…

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Reef Wetsuits Nahoon Junior Open presented by Sea Harvest and Twizza

Nahoon Beach in East London will host the second SA Surf Tour event of the year this weekend when the Reef Wetsuits Nahoon Junior Open presented by Sea Harvest & Twizza takes place. Sixty junior surfers from all parts of the country will be in Buffalo City to compete in the fourth edition of this…

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Budget friendly family activities for the holidays!

Need some fun ideas on what to do during the school and Easter holidays? Quality time with the family doesn’t have to cost a fortune. No matter where you’re spending the holidays, every city has something fun, active and educational to offer. We’ve got you covered Fish Lovers! Just browse through some of these budget-friendly…

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Sea Harvest to Launch its Multi-million Rand Desalination Plant During National Water Week

SALDANHA BAY: The installation of Sea Harvest’s desalination plant has been completed and will be launched on Thursday, 22 March 2018. The multi-million rand investment, which includes desalination and reverse osmosis (RO), should ensure that the group can continue to operate and honour its commitment to delivering against stakeholder expectations. Since the Western Cape was…

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Sea Harvest’s response to water crisis in the Western Cape

Ever since the Western Cape Premier declared the province a drought-stricken region, Sea Harvest has been trying to drastically reduce its water consumption. This is also in line with one of our corporate values, which we refer to as “corporate anchors”, which is that “we savour the sea”, meaning we have a respectful approach to…

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Water Conservation Over The Festive Season

Holidaying in Cape Town over the festive season? Let’s be aware of the drought crisis that the city is experiencing and do our bit to conserve water. The hot spot city is currently trying to stay away from “Day Zero” – when citizens will be forced to queue for water rations. We’ve narrowed down these…

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Group Financial Results for the year ended 31 December 2017

Sea Harvest today released its maiden set of results for the year ended 31 December 2017. The Company reported revenue of R2.13bn, up 10% from 2016 with the continued strong global demand for high value, sustainably certified wild-caught seafood with limited supply driving strong pricing across all channels and markets. Gross profit was up 19%…

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Fishing Advice For Beginners

Thinking of taking up Fishing as a hobby? It’s a great way to relax, escape and makes for a fun getaway on the weekends. We’ll break the basics down for you… 1. Do some research First and foremost, equip yourself with the basic knowledge of sustainable recreational fishing. Visit http://www.daff.gov.za/daffweb3/Branches/Fisheries-Management/Marine-Resource-Management/Recreational-Fishing to establish the type of…

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Opening of New Grade R School in Diazville, Saldanha

In support of early childhood development (ECD) in schools, Sea Harvest in partnership with the Western Cape Education Department launched three pre-Grade R and Grade R classrooms in the Diazville community in Saldanha Bay for approximately 100 learners. The Sea Harvest Foundation in conversation with its employees and local community began the task of addressing…

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Congratulations to our Winners

The winners of the Sea Harvest Heroes of the Sea 2017 CEO Awards were announced at an event this week, which was attended by the CEO, Felix Ratheb; Sea Harvest Board Chairman and founding member of Brimstone Investment Corporation, Fred Robertson; members of the company’s leadership team and a few staff. The Heroes of the…

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Six Young Surfers Receive Sea Harvest Surfing Excellence Awards

CAPTION: Six young South African surfers were rewarded for their achievements in 2017 when they received Sea Harvest Surfing Excellence Awards at a ceremony held at the company’s head office in Woodstock recently. The Sea Harvest Surfing Excellence Awards programme was part of the 2017 Sea Harvest sponsorship deal signed with Surfing South Africa. Pictured…

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