INDIAN SEAFOOD PROCESSOR RECERTIFIES WITH FRIEND OF THE SEA
Indian seafood processor recertifies with Friend of the Sea. Friend of the Sea has announced that it has recertified Jude Foods India Pvt. Ltd. for sustainable practices. With this renewed certification, Jude Foods can display the Friend of the Sea eco-label on its products.
“When you see how broad Jude Foods’ product line, you can understand the level of commitment it takes to uphold sustainable practices,” said Paolo Bray, Director of Friend of the Sea. “Their achievement in this recertification is truly impressive.”
Jude Foods is one of India’s leading fresh fish processors. The company has been a trailblazer in the use of scientifically-proven techniques in hygienic fish processing. Jude Foods has also invested in employee training to support hygienic and environmentally sustainable practices. They operate a technologically advanced facility at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, at the very southern tip of India.
Serving markets in Europe and the Middle East, Jude Foods processes an extensive array of fish, crustaceans and cephalopods. Their fish catalogue comprises dozens of species, including catfish, kingfish, ladyfish, yellow fin tuna and many others. Jude Foods processes these fish into steaks and other portion servings. Crustaceans processed by the company include a range of crab and shrimp varieties. Their cephalopod line-up contains cuttle fish as well as multiple types of squid and octopus.
Friend of the Sea’s mission is to protect the oceans for future generations, promoting certified sustainable seafood and Omega3 from sustainable fishing and sustainable aquaculture. You can find Friend of the Sea certified sustainable seafood at sustainable restaurants, or you can contribute to the protection of ocean ecosystem by choosing Friend of the Sea certified sustainable whale-watching and dolphin-watching, sustainable shipping and cruise lines, sustainable sunscreens, sustainable aquariums and ornamental species.