The South Australian Fisherman’s Co-Operative Limited (S.A.F.C.O.L.) was founded in 1945 by a group of South Australian Fisherman to sell their catch; the first of its kind in Australia. This connection with the craft and the catch has been constant throughout our history. Today, SAFCOL continues to manage the thriving South Australian Fish Market and is a diversified Consumer Products Group, marketing its products across the Australian Retail Market in supermarkets and other speciality stores.
SAFCOL Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tropical Group of Companies headquartered in Penang, Malaysia. The Tropical Group is a Global Seafood Supplier with manufacturing facilities across the globe.
SAFCOL Australia sources 100% of its Tuna and Atlantic Salmon Seafood from the Tropical Group’s Factories located in Thailand.
Aquamar and LM Foods partner to create 'surimi platform' United States
Aquamar, Inc. and LM Foods, LLC have partnered to create a new platform in the surimi seafood market, producing and selling crab flavoured seafood to foodservice, food manufacturing, and retail channels primarily in North America.
Marine protected area creation worries the fishing sector Argentina
The plan promoted by the Ministry of Environment to create new marine protected areas in Argentine waters, where fishing activities are prohibited, has generated strong concerns in the fisheries sector, which is also shared by the Federal Fisheries Council.