Sealord is a global seafood enterprise with a world-wide fishing, processing and marketing network. Sealord's processing headquarters is in Nelson, New Zealand where it has fish, coated products and shellfish processing plants.
Nelson is also the base for Sealord's Fleet Managers, Research & Development, Information Systems, Human Resources and Staff Development and other support services. Sealord is part-owner of a joint venture mussel processing plant in Tauranga.
The company is jointly owned by the Maori people of New Zealand and Japanese seafood company Nissui.
Sea Harvest getting closer to buy Viking Fishing assets South Africa
Frozen fish supplier Sea Harvest Group has managed to move a step closer to acquiring the fishing business of domestic peer Viking Fishing, after announcing the South African government approved a transfer of the fishing rights.