With fishing operations in New Zealand and Australia we're one of the largest seafood companies in the Southern Hemisphere. With more than 50 years of fishing experience, farming, processing and marketing operations, our business consistently delivers quality seafood to our customers around the world.
Established in 1961, in Nelson, Sealord is half owned by the Maori people of New Zealand, through Moana New Zealand (Aotearoa Fisheries Ltd), and half owned by global seafood company Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd (Nissui).
Sealord is one of the largest quota holders in New Zealand with partners and subsidiaries around the world though Nissui's global links. In Australia, our major interests are Sealord King Reef, a barramundi farm in Queensland, and Petuna Aquaculture, a Salmon and Ocean Trout joint venture in Tasmania. In the United Kingdom we have Sealord Caistor, a seafood processing business.
Today Sealord employs more than 1,100 people in New Zealand and overseas, with $775m of assets and revenues of $430m.