On 2nd March 1989, Greenfields shipped by air the first consignment of Nile Perch fresh chilled fillets to Europe (destination: the Netherlands)
A new chapter had been opened…
Immediately Nile Perch became recognized as a quality alternative to the declining traditional white fish fillet.
For 25 years now, Nile Perch is part of the 20 % fish species that make up 80 % of chilled fillet market sales in the European Union.
ENTEBBE : An Ideal Location For A Fish Factory.
At the tip of Entebbe peninsula, in reach of the most fertile fishing grounds and 5 kms from Uganda’s only international airport, Greenfields developed a state of the art processing facility and a fully equipped landing harbor.
The Three Pillars of Greenfields Success:
- A highly trained and motivated work force implementing HACCP and ISO 22000 food safety management systems .
- Around the clock care for prime freshness
- Creative relationships with its customers
Fish For The Future
Greenfields, a founding member of Uganda Fish Processors and Exporters Association (UFPEA) in 1992, has played a key role in conservation of the fisheries resources. It strongly promotes the successful “SELF MONITORING AND CONTROL SYSTEM”. This industry wide initiative has ensured that all Uganda fish processing plants are now complying with the laws that aim at long term sustainability of the country’s fisheries resources.