Grupo Calvo renews it fleet with a tuna fishing and freezing vessel
Galician shipbuilder Construcciones Navales P. Freire will be in charge of building the new 1,500 m3-capacity vessel and set to be operational in 2020. This marks the beginning of our canning group’s progressive overhaul of its fleet aimed at maintaining raw material supply capability and improving operational efficiency The new vessel will be APR (Responsible Tuna Fishing)-certified.
Commitment, innovation, quality, people
The Calvo Group is an organisation with an efficient vertical structure that enables the company to control the complete business process, from fishing by the fleet to processing and commercialisation.
Processing and commercialisation
The Calvo Group relies on integrated management of its entire value chain, including procurement and capture of raw material, commercialisation and processing in the company’s own factories. Along with our brands of renowned prestige, this feature makes the Calvo Group a company with a significant food value proposition.
The story of a family
The Calvo Group story begins in the 1940s in the region of Bergantiños in Galicia. Since then, through continuous innovation aimed at improving processes and product quality, the company has seen constant growth, leading to its position as one of the top five international groups in the industry. Today, there are three generations of the Calvo family involved in managing the group, which has professionalised and adapted to address economic and market situations while maintaining the elements surrounding the company’s inception: enthusiasm in every undertaking, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and people as the driving force of the company.
With more than 75 years of history, Calvo is the leading brand in Spain’s canned fish segment.
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