HitraMat is currently Norway`s leading producer of edible crab (Cancer pagurus). In 2004 the production was 3000 tons, which is 52% of the Norwegian crab catch.
A continued growth in production is expected in the years to come. The crab processing is carried out in HitraMat`s brand new factory. This is a state of the art factory meeting or exceeding all HACCP and QMP quality standards.
During the last few years HitraMat has put a lot of work and effort into improving and developing new crab products, mainly for the retail, hotel, restaurant and catering markets. Ownership: 45,0 % by Kverva
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