The Largest Shrimp Production and Storage Facility of The Netherlands
Klaas Puul BV is building the largest shrimp production and storage facility of The Netherlands, right in the heart of Volendam. In de future, on this new location 20.000 tons of shrimp will be processed annually.
The grandchildren of Evert Mooijer, the founder of Klaas Puul, performed the festive laying of the first stone. Edam-Volendam aldermen Albert Koning and Hans Schütt emphasized in their speech the economic importance of Klaas Puul, who is the largest employer of the municipality. The company has seven (inter)national locations, employs 3500 people and last year had a turnover of 200 million euro.
Evert Mooijer's grandchildren performed the festive laying of the first stone.
Ready for the future
“A sign of innovation and trust in the future. With this construction future growth is ensured.” The present CEO, Sander van den Berg, used these words to kick off the festivities. With the building of this large shrimp factory Klaas Puul is getting ready for the future.
In de future, on this new location 20.000 tons of shrimp will be processed annually.
The new shrimp production and storage facility covers 5504 m2. Aside the new building in Volendam, the location in Edam will be expanded with another m2. The capacity of the new building is 20.000 tons of shrimp annually. Completion of the facility is planned in 2018.
After the festive launch of the building activities, all (inter)national relations were treated on a culinary shrimp surprise, prepared by chef Sander Looren de Jong. Looren de Jong made his name in restaurant Visaandeschelde and The Librije.
About Klaas Puul
For decades Klaas Puul BV has been one of the leading producers of fresh fish products in The Netherlands. From catch to delivery: Klaas Puul controls the whole production and processing process. Thanks to its eminent production system and authentic craftsmanship Klaas Puul is able to offer the highest quality in fruits-de-mer, crayfish, smoked salmon and of course shrimp.