The South African Pelagic Fishing Industry Association (SAPFIA) is a legally recognised industrial body which represents a large number of Rights Holder who hold approximately 67% of sardine rights and 70% of anchovy rights in the small pelagic fishing sector.
Canned Pilchards and other Pilchard product sales.
Fish meal & Fish oil sales.
Employment and capital contribution at the processing level of the value chain
|Fishmeal and Fish Oil Plants||6|
|Number of Employees||5 096|
|Fishmeal and Fish Oil Plants||554|
|Freezing and Pack Facilities||1 240|
|Annual Average Salary of Permanent Employees||R106 000|
|Wage Bill for Permanent Employees||R394 000 000|
|Insured Capital Asset Value||R2 100 000 000|
Disclaimer – Above figures as at 25 July 2018 of SAPFIA Members employees.
Disclaimer – Facts and Figures for land-based employment consists of SAPFIA members only.
These facilities focus on processing small pelagic species such as anchovy and red-eye herring as well as cannery offal.
Produce the range of SKUs available on the domestic market.
Pilchards are sorted, packaged and frozen for distribution.
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