Latvia is historically known as the producer of fish products due to its
geographical location - 498 km coastal area and ancient fishing traditions.
The JSC " Ventspils zivju konservu kombināts " is situated in the NW part of
Latvia near the Baltic Sea, in the ice-free port of Ventspils, which is a
beneficial place for the fish-processing industry.
The company specializes in the production of canned fish, processed from the Baltic Sea fish (herring and sprat), smoked sprats in oil, fried fish in tomato and mustard sauce.
|€ 13M Annual turnover|
VZKK has been awarded the Gold Product of the Year Medal 2014 for its Riga canned sprats in oil. Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
VZKK has been awarded the Gold Product of the Year Medal for its mustard sauce roasted sprats.
VZKK has been awarded the Gold Product of the Year Medal 2015 for its mustard sauce roasted sprats. Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation.
It was founded in 1945 on the base of small fish processors as a smoke shop “Ventspils zivju apstrādāšanas fabrika” (The Ventspils fish processing factory).
The factory began to rapidly grow.
Sales grew by 18 times and the number of employees increased by 9 times.
The Union of Latvian Fish Processing Industry (ULFPI) was founded.
The company became a member of the Association Rīgas šprotes (Riga Sprats).