Largest Objective One fisheries
grant yet awarded to Falmouth Fishselling Company
Falmouth Fishselling Company Ltd Managing Director Mark Greet
is delighted to announce an Objective One investment of almost
£350,000 to purchase and modernise a new fish processing
unit in Redruth. This new unit will allow the Company to process
more locally caught fish.
This will not only provide a bigger site for processing but
also create new jobs and better working conditions for the
The new factory will provide the company with premises to
install state of the art hygiene standards and systems which
ensure fish quality is maximised and Cornish fish is sold
in top condition.
Falmouth Fishselling Company Ltd was established in 1979
and has also established Fresh from the West under the Falfish
umbrella in January 2002 to provide retailers with fresh local
supplies of fish. This company has also received an Fisheries
grant for over £16,000 to purchase weighing and labelling
equipment, which enhances the Company's traceability systems.
Mark Greet, MD of Falmouth Fishselling Company Ltd commented:
"This move to Cardrew Industrial Estate will provide
a first class fish processing facility enabling Falfish to
produce an extended range of fish and shellfish lines."
Alison Elvey, Objective One Fisheries Programme Manager added:
"It is great to see a Cornish Company taking this leap
to new premises with the help of Objective One funds. The
project will meet the strategic objectives by ensuring Cornish
fish remains top quality and new markets are found."
Further information contact:
Objective One Fisheries Programme Manager
Tel: 01872 270333
Managing Director, Falmouth Fishselling Company Ltd
Tel: 01326 314664
Objective One Partnership Office
Truro TR1 2UD
Tel: 01872 241379
Fax: 01872 241388
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