Small Pelagic Product Forms and Brands

SAPFIA is not authorized to respond to any trade enquiries or act in any sales or marketing capacity on behalf of any of its members. You may contact our Members directly on the MEMBERS SECTION.

Canned Sardines and Frozen Sardines for Human Consumption are regulated under South African National Standards administered by the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications within the Department of Trade and Industry. Fishmeal and fish oil are regulated under the Fertilizer, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act within the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Products from Sardine

  • Canned sardines in a variety of different can sizes.
  • Frozen sardines for human consumption or for longline and recreational fishing bait.


Products from Anchovy

  • Fishmeal and fish oil


Products from Red-eye Herring

  • Fishmeal and oil
  • Investigating Canned South Atlantic Herring

Facts about Fishmeal and Fish oil

Thanks to IFFO The Marine Ingredients Organisation

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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.

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