Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
United States
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
If you would like to send us an article, contact Margaret Stacey
   


Leardini has become one of the largest fish suppliers in Brazil and currently exports to several countries in Europe, Asia and North America

Seafood for the Most Demanding Palates

  (BRAZIL, 1/16/2013)

In 1998, Mr. Attilio Leardini founded Leardini Pescados; in its first year of operation, the company sold only fresh fish to fishmongers, small wholesalers and informal fish sellers in the Itajaí region.

Today Leardini has its own fleet of refrigerated fishing vessels, own trucks and an industrial structure which assures the international quality standards of its products.

Leardini has become one of the largest fish suppliers in Brazil and currently exports to several countries in Europe, Asia and North America.

Leardini's state-off-the-art processing facilities

In the year 1995, the company started with the industrialization of frozen fish and launched the Leardini brand in the Brazilian market. It was the first fishing company to make direct sales to supermarkets, bringing more accessible prices to consumers.

In 1998, Leardini installed its industrial plant in Navegantes, which was considered the most modern facility in the region.

 Founder Atilio Leardini

After the implementation of its HACCP quality assurance program, Leardini entered the international market and the first exported product was the scampi (a very common crustacean species of the Brazilian coast).

In 2000, Leardini acquired fishing boats with the purpose of improving the quality of the captured raw material, and in the same year, it started fishing monkfish, becoming one of the largest exporters of this species in the country. The company was also a pioneer in using trawler boats and fishing squid in Brazil, a species fished only in Argentina.

Between the years 2002 and 2003, Leardini began the export vannamei shrimp produced in Santa Catarina, consolidated itself as one of the largest seafood industries in the country. The company was the first Brazilian industry to export farm raised catfish and pioneered exports of tilapia harvested in SC.

In 2007 Leardini expands its refrigeration tunnels and inclusion of some Amazon fish species in the product mix.

With approximately 9,000 square meters of industrial space, the company has a production capacity of 24,000 tons/year and storage capacity of 36,000 tons/year.

Leardini's white croaker - Umbrina Canosai

Another important highlight is the acquisition of its own fishing fleet to guarantee the quality of the captured raw material. This fleet is composed of 8 vessels and 60 third-party vessels, which can unload over 30,000 tons/year.

The company has refrigerated boats with state-of-the-art technology for freezing fish when caught, allowing maintenance of a high level of freshness.

The road fleet is composed of 15 own trucks and 15 third-party trucks, with excellent performance in transportation of frozen products.

 Leardini Pescados markets a wide range of seafood ready meals

Leardini is one of the few Brazilian companies to have an indoor covered dock allowing the simultaneous docking of several vessels. After selection, fish are immediately processed and shrimps are mechanically peeled. The production room is acclimatized and all water used is chlorinated, favouring sanitary control.

Continuous freezing and packaging automation allow the product to be exposed to cold for a shorter time without glaze protection, thus preserving the nutritional properties of the fish catch.

Qualified technicians control the production, packaging, stock, expedition, shelf-life and batch operations, providing reliable traceability. In order to store over 3,000 tons of frozen fish with assured quality, the company uses last generation compressor machines with self-regulating temperature controllers.

All raw material is analyzed in its own laboratory, where samples of each supplier are collected upon entry.

Source: Leardini Pescados

Margaret E.L. Stacey
Editor Companies and Products

editorial@fis.com
www.fis.com


Information of the company:
Address: Rua Anibal Gaya 1075, Bairro São Domingos
City: Navegantes
State/ZIP: Santa Catarina (88375-000 )
Country: Brazil
Phone: +55 47 3342-9900
Fax: +55 47 3342-1078
E-Mail: exportacao@leardini.com.br
More about:


Location:

View Larger Map


Approval / Accreditation / Certified / Oversight by...
IFS (International Food Standard)  HACCP  ISO   E.U.  USDA/USDC & FDA  BRC (British Retail Consortium)  SENASA 



 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE ARTICLES
Tidal Vision Launches Ocean By-products on Kickstarter
First Wireless Monitoring System for UK Scallop Dredges
Icelandirect Earns Certificate for Sustainable Omega-3 and Other Fish Oil Products
Spanish Cannery Commitment to Sustainability
The Best Quality Seafood Products from Poland
The Authentic Taste of Galicia
85 Years of Portuguese Culinary Tradition
Cromaris Authorized to Use Friend of the Sea Logo Together with GLOBALG.A.P. Number
MCLSA Welcomes Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods as Newest Member
National Fish & Seafood Achieves Record-Breaking 1Q
Italian Fishery MareVivo Achieves Sustainable Certification
Andrew Jackson and Fabian Cousteau Discuss Industry and Environmentalist Cooperation
Genova Tuna Catches on in New York as Part of Growth of Mediterranean Diet
Strong Resuslts for Aquatic Foods Group
Innovative Aquaculture in Harmony with the Natural Environment
Spanish Leader in the Deep-Frozen Shellfish Market
Ocean Farm S.A. Sets Milestone with Cobia Operation
Salmon Brands of Norway Wins 2015 Seafood Prix d’Elite
Marel's Results for Q1 2015 Above Expectations
Biomega Fish Oil and Fish meal from Salmon Trimmings Certified Sustainable
More Articles...

Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
Mass farmed salmon deaths raises concerns in Tasmania
Australia The deaths of hundreds of tonnes of salmon in a storm event that took place in Tasmania's west coast have reignited concerns about the environmental health of the Macquire harbour zone, which is home to large-scale fish farms.
Oman closes its ports to pirate fishing
Oman The Environmental Justice Foundation praises Oman government’s port measures intended to close its ports to vessels suspected of engaging in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in Somalia.
Genetics provide new hope for endangered freshwater mussels
United States A piece of the restoration puzzle to save populations of endangered freshwater mussels may have been found, according to a recent US Geological Survey led study.
New report reveals slavery practice on foreign chartered vessels
New Zealand Research carried out by the Auckland University reveals the existence of slave-like labour and abuse that is faced by foreign crew members working on boats operating in New Zealand waters.
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation -Headquarter-
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation -Wartsila Group Headquarter-
ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Pescanova, S.A. - Group Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd.
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Limited
Blue Continent Products (Pty) Ltd - (Oceana Group Limited)
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods Inc. -Headquarter-
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel ehf - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
Food Project (Siam) Co., Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO -Food and Agriculture Organization- Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. -Headquarter-
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
Mitsubishi Corporation Marine Products Depts. D.Team
CJ Corporation  -Holding Headquarter-
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
Ocean Trawlers Group - Ocean Trawlers HK Ltd.
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) -Headquarter-
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
INVE Group - Head Office
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
Morpol ASA - Group Headquarters
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2015 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER