Fish & Seafood Importers, Exporters & Processors
Fish and seafood is any form of sea life which is regarded as food by humans. Fish and seafood importers and exporters import and export seafood after it has been processed or raw. Seafood includes fish and shellfish which are an important source of protein. Fish and seafood importers and exporters also deal with fish products such as fish oil and spirulina tablets, extracted from seafood. Fish and seafood importers and exporters also sell fish in a small proportion in medicine, or industrially for non-food purposes, such as leather. Fish and seafood importers and exporters often transport fish in tanks at high expense. Fish processing can be subdivided into fish handling and the manufacture of fish products. Fish processing includes primary processing, filleting and freezing of fresh fish for distribution to processing that produces chilled, frozen and canned products for retail and catering trades.