The Seawork Fish Processors (Pty) Ltd is a hake fishing and processing company based in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
Since its inception, the company has remained true to its mission of being a truly customer orientated value adding specialist.
Hake fillet (butterfly cut), Hake H&G, frozen hake fillet, hake fillets skin on/off are few out of the long list. Seawork processing have a great variety of products which help our client in widening its choice of product and its target market.
The Latin name for Namibian water Hake is called MERLUCCIUS CAPENSIS or PARADOXUS. It is caught at sea by trawlers and long liners. The catch area is in the South-East Atlantic (FAO 47).
The production procedures are as follows:
Firstly, the headed and gutted hake is de-iced or de-scaled. It is then cleaned, pouched, packed and blast frozen in accordance with good commercial practice to attain a product temperature of -18oC or below after thermal stabilization. After that, a protective glaze of Â± 5% is placed. The product can be used best before 24 months from date of production.
The piece weight and product measurements depend on the client's requirements. Each piece is pouched in plastic and no pouched is to be embedded on the product. It can also be packed interleaved on request. The product packed together with the carton can be a random weight of (+/- 7,5Kg) or (+/-11Kg).
For the packaging and labeling, if you want to put your own labeling, we are at your disposition or we can do our own packaging which include the name of product, Latin name, EU approval number, Best before and expiry date, address of manufacturer, EAN 128 bar code, FAO area, storage condition and product of Namibia.
Hake is a term used to refer to several members of the cod family. As with many types of freshwater and saltwater fish, Hake can be cleaned and filleted for different kind of culinary preparation very easily rather than other types of freshwater and saltwater fish.
People who are conscious about their health and prefer to avoid the cholesterol content found in much red meat, preparing of Hake fish can be an excellent alternative. The fatty oil found in Hake fillet is considered to promote the production of good cholesterol rather than the fatty oil in red meat which can lead to bad cholesterol. Fish is also considered essential for proper cardiovascular health and brain function. Thus, Hake can be an excellent meal for our health. Eating Hake fish several times a week using different types of recipes can be ideal.
Hake can be used in different ways from more formal meals,prepared simply for more casual gatherings around the table or for a get together. If we want to have a healthy lifestyle, then why not choosing Hake fish in our daily meal?