With tilapia, Gomes da Costa seeks to diversify its canned products
Gomes da Costa canned sardines. (Photo: Gomes da Costa)
Gomes da Costa seeks to expand its traditional offer of canned tuna and sardines and begin selling canned tilapia.
This Brazilian company that is the leader in the production and marketing of canned fish, acquired in 2004 by the Spanish group Calvo, which so far this year has sold canned products for BRL 1,000 million (USD 446 million).
While the company has been interested in diversifying its products for seven years, only in the last three years research began to expand product offerings.
So far, Gomes da Costa has focused only on capture fisheries and while it specializes in sardines, tuna is another important part of the busi...