Wing secures Objective One grant

Cornish based fish merchants, Wing of St Mawes Ltd, have been successful in securing a £2,360 Objective One fisheries grant to buy new ice machines for their factory at Indian Queens.

By providing the company with a new ice making facility, the company can ensure its product is kept at the highest quality. This is a priority as each fish landed by Cornish vessels must gain as much value as possible. Currently ice is purchased from Newlyn which causes problems with transportation due to fuel costs and the ice melting on route to the factory.

Alison Elvey, Objective One Fisheries Programme Manager commented: “Projects which improve the quality of the product are a priority of the Objective One programme. The provision of ice facilities to fish merchants and processors will assist local companies meet high quality standards and gain the maximum financial yield per fish.”

Robert Wing of Wing of St Mawes stated: “We are delighted to have won Objective One funding for this project. Wing of St Mawes processes local fish for dispatch daily. Increased production will guarantee freshness and quality for our customers, both county and nation-wide.”

Further information contact:
Alison Elvey, Objective One Fisheries Programme Manager
Trevint House, Strangways Villas, Truro, TR1 2PA
Tel: 01872 270333
Fax: 01872 242470


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Jason Clark
Communications Manager
Objective One Partnership Office
Castle House
Pydar Street
Truro TR1 2UD
Tel:01872 241379
Fax:01872 241388