Killybegs Seafoods has always strived to ensure that sustainable practices and reduced environmental impact are at the forefront of economic decision making from the catching of fish to processing and delivery.

Fishing quotas of pelagic species are determined at EU level on an annual basis and implemented by our National Government to which the company’s fishing vessels strictly adhere. Killybegs Seafoods is also approved for the Standard for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification for mackerel which allows the company to apply the MSC ecolabel to its fishery products. KSF related fishing vessels are also part of MSC certification for the mackerel fishery.

Licences and Approvals

The company has the following Licences, certificates and approvals:

  • HACCP quality control system
  • MSC certification
  • Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) Certificate of Approval
  • Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) Permit To Weigh Fishery Products and Transport.

Members of the Origin Green Programme – which verifies commitment to Ireland’s sustainability programme.