Alpesca is an integrated company, a pioneer in Argentina for the last 25 years in the application of technology to catch and process fish and the leader in the development of value added products for the world market.
It is based in Puerto Madryn, Chubut, in Argentine Patagonia where it catches, processes, exports products and manages the operation. The company’s commercial offices and the Trading unit are in Buenos Aires.
The core business is the manufacture of fish products of high value, mainly hake and for this purpose the company holds a yearly hake quota of 30,000 ton.
Alpesca is fully owned by a South African Group, Irvin and Johnson, a leading company in the South African market and of amazing growth in the international arena. Irvin and Johnson was founded in 1910 and therefore is supported by 100 years of experience in the fishing and the fish food industry offering a broad product line.