Articles - 2017


Cape Hake

Why You Should Include Cape Hake in Your Diet  With the increasing focus on healthy living, which includes regular exercise, minimising exposure to pollutants, and eating balanced naturally grown meals, including Cape hake in your diet makes sense.  The Cape hake lives in unpolluted waters surrounding the southern African coast. Wild-caught fresh Cape hake is…

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Seafood Cape Town

Now You Can Buy Fresh Seafood at Sea Harvest’s Fish Store in Sea Point – Cape Town  Mention “seafood” in Cape Town and immediately the Sea Harvest brand comes to mind. Indeed, the company was acknowledged as the seventh top 39 Ask Africa Icon Brand in 2016. The company’s ongoing commitment to premium-quality fish and…

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Fresh Fish Cape Town

Sea Harvest’s Role in Fresh Fish Supply in Cape Town  Next time you buy fresh fish in Cape Town, consider how important it is to buy from a local supplier of premium-quality fresh fish that has been harvested responsibly. Sea Harvest is such a company, and as a well-known brand under the leadership of Felix…

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Fish Recipes

Fish Recipes to Impress the Little Ones  Fish has many health benefits, and with the Sea Harvest range of fish and seafood, you can even prepare meals that your kids will love. Apart from the cooking instructions on the Sea Harvest packaging, you can also find easy-to-follow fish recipes on our Recipes page. With these…

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Delicious Seafood Recipes

Get Inspired to Cook with this Delicious Seafood Curry Recipe  Good wine, good food, and great friends are the elements for a wonderful weekend. But if you really want to impress, then you will need delicious seafood recipes, and what better place to be inspired than Sea Harvest? Sea Harvest doesn’t stop with the catching…

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Hake Recipes

Delightful Hake Recipes and a Bit of Culinary History  Whether you are looking for healthy and easy-to-prepare hake recipes, want something in the gourmet section, or want some quick inspiration, you will love the Sea Harvest range of hake recipes. You can download some of our different recipe books to have available offline, or choose…

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Seafood Recipes

Enjoy the Health Benefits of Seafood with Our Range of Recipes Sea Harvest makes it easy to enjoy scrumptious and healthy dinners with our range of seafood recipes. Simply download the seafood recipe guides and print them to have your favourite recipes at hand whenever you need inspiration. But, before we take a look at…

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Fresh Fish and Seafood

Sea Harvest is Committed to More than Just the Supply of Fresh and Frozen Fish and Seafood We may be best known for our superior-quality frozen and fresh fish and seafood supply in South Africa, but our company is also very active in the Saldanha Bay community. Although Saldanha Bay is also known for abundance…

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Seafood Sustainability

What is Seafood Sustainability and How Does It Affect You? The harvesting of fish and seafood through sustainable practices started in the nineties when the results of over-fishing and over-use of the ocean’s resources became apparent. Responsible corporate companies, such as Sea Harvest, then initiated and participated in projects to promote seafood sustainability. Eco-labelling and…

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Whole Seafood

Enjoy the Best Fish and Seafood from a Trusted Supplier in South Africa Sea Harvest has a long history of supplying premium-quality fish and seafood to retailers, food markets, and restaurants around the world. Indeed, because of the Sea Harvest method of freezing and processing freshly caught fish, you can enjoy the best seafood any…

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Frozen Fish

Frozen or Fresh Fish – Which is Best? You may have thought that fresh fish is always better than frozen fish with regards to how it tastes and the health benefits you can derive from eating fish. However, let’s investigate the notion and then determine whether frozen fish is just as good, or even better,…

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Frozen Hake

Four Easy Ways to Cook Frozen Hake With so many health benefits to offer, hake should form part of your weekly dietary planning. Your family deserves the best, and with Sea Harvest’s focus on freshness, quality, and sustainability, you can rest assured that the frozen hake you buy from the Sea Harvest brand will be…

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Sustainable Seafood

What is Sustainable Seafood? Sustainable seafood refers to seafood that is caught or farmed in a way that preserves the natural resources and minimises the environmental impact. With dwindling seafood resources around the world because of over-fishing and pollution, as well as the changing climatic conditions, it has become extremely important for consumers to vote…

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Fresh Fish and Seafood

10 Benefits Reported on the Internet Regarding the Regular Consumption of Fresh Fish and Seafood If frozen or fresh fish and seafood are not a regular part of your diet, consider the widely publicised health benefits of fresh or frozen fish and seafood on the internet and in the printed media. Healthy Mind Environmental factors,…

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Best Recipe for Fish

Where to Find the Best Fish Recipes and Tips for Cooking to Perfection  Whether you are just looking for a recipe to prepare fish for a family dinner, want something out-of-the-ordinary for a breakfast, require inspiration for your kid’s birthday party, or want to host an elaborate dinner for discerning guests, you will find the…

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Sea Harvest Fish

Sea Harvest – The Leading Fishing Company in South Africa Sea Harvest’s fish and seafood are sold throughout South Africa at respected fish mongers, retailers, restaurants, food markets and supermarkets. The company, known for superior-quality frozen fish supply, is a leading black-controlled and black-owned sea-fishing firm with operations in South Africa, and now also Australia.…

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Seafood Monger

How to Defrost or Thaw Seafood and Fish Visit your local seafood monger for superior-quality frozen fish, such as hake and other seafood, from the Sea Harvest product stable, and use the Sea Harvest website to find delectable recipes to turn every dinner into a culinary feast and delight. Although the traditional seafood monger of…

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Sea Harvest Fish Market

Sea Harvest – From Small Fish Market Beginnings to a Company that Gives Bursaries Anyone visiting a fish market in Saldanha Bay or Cape Town will want the freshest possible hake, and will thus want to buy products from Sea Harvest, who guarantees high-quality hake and seafood products. People visiting fish markets and buying Sea…

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Felix Ratheb

Background to the CEO of Sea Harvest Group Limited Felix Ratheb is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Sea Harvest Group Limited. He is also director of several corporations, including the likes of: Sea Harvest International Proprietary Limited Cape Harvest Foods Proprietary Limited Desert Diamond Fishing Company Proprietary Limited Sea Vuna Fishing Company…

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SASSI Green List

How the SASSI Green List Helps Consumers to Reduce their Environmental Impact Consumers who are concerned about the sustainability of fish resources will benefit from using the SASSI green list of alternatives to fish or seafood species which are endangered. An example is that of the local rainbow trout that can serve as an alternative…

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Fishing Company in South Africa

Background to One of the Largest Black Fishing Companies in South Africa Sea Harvest is a well-established, black fishing company in South Africa, with a history dating back to 1964. The company came into being as the result of three firms partnering. Pescanova, a Spanish-owned firm, Imperial Cold Storage, and Southern Sea Fishing Enterprises merged…

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Cape Hake

Responsible Trawling for Cape Hake Cape hake, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature in South Africa, is one of the only species of hake in the world that is not overfished, mainly because of the responsible fishing practices followed by the commercial fisheries in the southern African fishing waters. Regulations, such as total…

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Hake Recipes

Tips to Help Ensure the Best Results When Cooking Fish and Seafood Once you know what to do, and which mistakes to avoid in preparing fish or seafood, you will find that fish will soon become a favourite protein at the dinner table, especially when you make use of our delicious and easy-to-follow seafood and…

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Listed Fishing Companies in South Africa

Sea Harvest Joined the Ranks of Top-Listed Fishing Companies in South Africa The listing of Sea Harvest as a leading fishing company in South Africa, provides excellent investment opportunities in the food sector. Sea Harvest, under leadership of CEO Felix Ratheb, became one of two listed fishing companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange for 2017.…

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Fishing Companies Cape Town

The Responsible Management of Fishing Companies in Cape Town Protects Our Resources Fishing charters, such as Sea Harvest, in Cape Town provide employment opportunities for a large number of people in the province. Deep-sea trawling remains an important component of the South African fishing industry, and over 94% of the fish caught and consumed in…

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Fishing Industry in South Africa

The Healthy and Sustainable Fishing Industry in South Africa The fishing industry in South Africa is extensive and well managed. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is tasked with the responsibility of managing the coastal and marine resources in such a way, so as to ensure the safeguarding of the ecosystems. Sustainability of the…

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Felix Ratheb

Sea Harvest – The Company that Hopes to Grow through Sustainable Fishing Practices Sea Harvest is one of the most important employers on the South African West Coast and has shown great commitment to socio-economic development and sustainable fishing. Our company extended its international footprint in 2016 with a 56% acquirement of Mareterram Ltd, a…

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Delicious Fish Recipes

How and Why You Should Make Use of Our Delicious Fish Recipes What if you could simply look online for divine food inspiration? What if you could find the best, most affordable, yet gourmet and delicious fish recipes at a central point on the Internet? And what if the main ingredients are already in your…

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An Exquisite Range of Seafood for South African Dinners

As a sea fish company with an international presence, committed to sustainable fishing practices and to bringing the best quality seafood to your table, Sea Harvest has superb seafood ranges. What else can be expected from a company that processes over 40 000 tonnes of fish every year, and supplies fish to more than 23…

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Felix Ratheb

Sea Harvest’s Employee Share Scheme for Staff Members  Our corporation, which happens to be one of the largest black-owned and managed fishing companies in South Africa, is running an innovative Employee Share Scheme. It is a share scheme created to promote empowerment and wealth sharing for employees and serves as a token of appreciation for…

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Socio-Economic Impact in Saldanha

Sea Harvest Remains a Key Contributor Towards Positive Socio-Economic Impact in Saldanha Bay  For more than half a century, we have worked hard to grow into the single largest employer in the Saldanha Bay Municipality. Today, we are also one of the largest vertically integrated black-owned fishing companies in South Africa. A recent economic impact…

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Sea Harvest CI

Sea Harvest – Working Hard at Establishing a Caring CI  Many companies speak about building a corporate identity that is relatable and caring towards its employees, their communities and the environment. Unfortunately, it often stays that way – just talk. At Sea Harvest, we’ve worked hard to establish a CI that speaks directly to our…

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Brimstone Investment Corporation

Brimstone Investment Corporation Brimming with Confidence The Cape Town-based empowerment group, Brimstone Investment Corporation, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016, capping a remarkable journey from a community-based initiative with start-up capital of almost R3m to a JSE-listed counter with assets valued well over R7bn. What’s perhaps one of the most impressive aspects of this humble…

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Felix Ratheb

Sea Harvest Takes on Australia Under Leadership of Felix Ratheb One of South Africa’s most iconic companies, Sea Harvest, surprised everyone in the fishing sector by casting deep into international waters. It’s been a year since Sea Harvest announced a 19,9% investment in Mareterram Limited, a specialist fishing company based in Perth that recently listed…

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