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Finnish Fish Vessels for Baltic Herring

Who we are

West Coast Fish Ltd is located in Taivassalo, on the South-West coast of Finland. The company was founded in 1973. The company has 8,000 m2 production facilities in Taivassalo, located in the fishing port area.
There are six freezing storages that can hold more than 9,000 tonnes of fish in total. All the production facilities fully comply with the EU requirements for food fish processing and freezing.
The waters surrounding the factory provide the biggest amount of fish per hectare in Finland.
The main fish is Baltic herring. Zander and perch are caught in abundance as well.

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Aarne Paesalu General Manager

West Coast Fish Ltd is located in Taivassalo,
on the South-West coast of Finland.
The company was founded in 1973.

Our Mission

The main activity of West Coast Fish Ltd is producing high-quality frozen fish and delivering it to the customers all over the world.

Production

The share of herring production is more than 90%. It is used for producing Baltic herring fillet, machine and manually gutted herring and herring roe, as well as for the whole-fish freezing that is further processed mainly in the Russian canning industry. Smelt, roach, perch and bream are frozen whole as well. The rest of the products are different fish products with scales, which are produced in the high season. These include, for example, zander fillet, perch fillet and pike fillet.

The company freights fillets and a variety of frozen fish, supplying the products to other fish companies in packages of different size. The company sells fresh fish and frozen fresh fish products mostly to dealers and central firms on the domestic market. West Coast Fish Ltd has exported its products mainly to Russia, Estonia, Ukraine and Denmark.

West Coast Fish Ltd is a collection centre for approved by-products of Evira. Out of the three fast-freeze departments of the company, by- products are frozen only in one of them. The department has three plate freezers and a mill for crushing. The department has a refrigerator warehouse, frozen storage and loading platforms.

The share of herring production
is more than 90%.

Baltic Herring

Frozen Baltic Herring
(tunnel frozing) block 12,5 kg
12-15 cm; 15-17 cm; 17-21 cm


Frozen Baltic Herring
(plate frozing) block's size 27-29 kg
9-12 cm; 12-15 cm




Filets

Baltic Herring's filet, Gutted Baltic Herring, Pike Perch filet, Perch filet, Pike filet

Contact Information

Aarne Paesalu
General Manager
aarne.paesalu(at)lrk.fi
phone: + 358 400 448 074
Our contact details:
West Coast Fish Ltd
Kalarannantie 175
23310 TAIVASSALO
FINLAND
E-mail: lrk(at)lrk.fi
phone: + 358 400 448 074

Oiva
Mikhail Samoilov
Sales Manager
mikhail.samoilov(at)lrk.fi
phone: + 358 400 448 074
GSM: +358 50 38 38 419