The basic fields of the company’s activities are Fry breeding, through our subsidiary, Blue Fisheries in the Akrotiri area, Fish farming through our fish breeding farm at the Governor’s Beach, Wholesaling in Cyprus and abroad through our Processing/Packing Unit/Warehouses in the Strovolos Industrial Estate and Retail selling through our own shops and shops in supermarket chains.
Blue Fisheries Ltd is the subsidiary company of Blue Island Plc. The fish hatchery is located in the Akrotiri area, Limassol and is one of the first established in the Mediterranean for the production of Mediterranean fish, mainly Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus Labrax) and Sea Bream (Sparus Aurata). The fish from the hatchery is delivered to the Blue Island fish farm for breeding until they reach their commercial weight, more than 300 gr each fish.
The open sea fish farm of the company is located at Dolos Cape at the Governor’s Beach area. The location of our fish farm in combination with our good management practices result in the production of healthy fish, with supreme taste and high nutritional value, such as Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus Labrax), Sea Bream (Sparus Aurata) and Meagre (Argyrosomus Regius).
The Processing, Packing Unit and the Fish Warehouses are located at the Strovolos Industrial Area and we handle today more than 3,000 tons of fish a year. Following selection, the packing and in the case of certain kinds of fish, the fileting, the marinating and the warehousing are made here. The company’s facilities operate in line with National and European Laws and have National and European compliance Approval CYF07.
The presence of Blue Island Plc in the retail sector in the Cyprus market is quite significant. Our presence accomplishes and secures the leadership of the company in this market. Blue Island Plc shops ensure both the hygienic preservation and display of products as well as the easy and quick service of the customers.
Blue Island Plc - Mother Company
A turning point for the company has been its conversion in 1999 into a Public Company and its listing in the Cyprus Stock Exchange. This development contributed to the growth of the company both in the field of mariculture and in the field of fresh fish trading.