Eastern Quebec Seafoods Ltd
Eastern Quebec Seafoods Ltd is located in Matane, Quebec close to the best fishing grounds in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Raw material is delivered directly from the catching vessels to the factory for further processing. The plant exists since 1967 and has been a part of the global Royal Greenland Group since 2005. Royal Greenland is the world’s largest supplier of cold water prawns.
Eastern Quebec Seafoods has been MSC certified since 2008. The MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) runs an existing and ambitious program, working with industry partners to transform the world’s seafood business to a sustainable basis.
The factory in Matane has obtained BRC certification every year since 2005.
The factory employed around 150 employees during high season and transformed more than 14 million pds of raw material during the fishing season from April 1st until October 31st.
The main brands are Matane and Maganos.
Around 85% of the production is exported to Europe, 10% to United States and 5% is sold to the Canadian market.
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