DANISH SEAFOOD & FISH IMPORTS & EXPORTS
Cooked Shell-on prawns
Raw Shell-on prawns
Frozen Cod Fillets
Association - Danish
Seafood Association was formed in 2010 as an association for Danish
enterprises engaged in the production and trade of fish and
shellfish. The vast majority of these companies are currently
members of the Danish Seafood Association.
- Association of national
organisations of fishing enterprises in the European Union.
European Commission - Fisheries - The Common Fisheries
Policy (CFP) is the European Union's instrument for the management
of fisheries and aquaculture. It was created to manage a common
resource and to meet the obligation set in the original Treaties of
the then European Community. Because fish are a natural and mobile
resource they are considered as common property. In addition, the
Treaties which created the Community stated that there should be a
common policy in this area, that is, common rules adopted at EU
level and implemented in all Member States.
European Association of Fish Producers’ Organisations (EAPO)
- European Association of Fish Producers Organisations.
The North Sea Commission Fisheries Partnership was founded
to promote co-operation between scientists and fishers in monitoring
and managing fisheries in the North Sea.
Fishery and Aquaculture Country Profile for Denmark
- aquatic species caught by country or area, by species items, by
FAO major fishing areas, and year, for all commercial, industrial,
recreational and subsistence purposes. The harvest from mariculture,
aquaculture and other kinds of fish farming is also included.
Ministry of Food,
Agriculture and Fisheries - It is the task of the Ministry of Food,
Agriculture and Fisheries to provide the framework for development
and operation of the Danish food producing sector. The goal is to
ensure a strong and competitive sector, characterised by quality and
sustainability. The Ministry deals with EU agriculture and fisheries
policy - policy formulation and administration of various EU subsidy
Dansk Akvakultur - Danish Aquaculture
for Fisheries Research - National institute of aquatic
resources. Danish Directorate of Fisheries - DTU Aqua with all
aspects of sustainable and innovative use of fish and shellfish
resources. In the area of commercial fisheries, we are researching
fisheries management methods, catch technologies, determination of
stock sizes, and how fish stocks are influenced by changes in the
marine ecosystem. Our research in commercial fisheries is being put
into practice in holistic advice to public-sector authorities and
industry. This is advice contributing to and enabling sustainable
Management of fish stocks and fisheries, Fish stocks and fisheries
status and forecasts, marine ecosystems.
The Fish in Denmark
It now became possible to obtain fresh fish. Boiled cod became a
dish fit for a king, served with potatoes, melted butter and mustard
or possibly mustard sauce.
Boiled plaice served simply with melted fresh butter and chopped
parsley is no longer common. These days plaice is almost always
Smoked fish is another speciality from this period. From the late
19th century, the old-fashioned heavy curing ceased and subsequently
fat fish were cold-smoked as a means of preservation.
This method was replaced by light curing followed by hot-smoking –
exclusively in order to enhance the taste. This technique was used
for the specialities smoked herring, smoked mackerel and smoked
In addition, the Danes ate bay shrimps, which are still bought
alive, boiled, peeled and served on a slice of buttered bread.
Denmark has long-standing maritime traditions with focus on quality
shipping. The Danish Government has launched an agenda for growth in
the maritime cluster and offers stable and competitive framework
conditions. The Danish maritime administration provides
international and expedient service of high quality.
Danish Food Safety - Danish Food Safety information website.
Health Index Denmark - The Ocean Health Index is a valuable tool for the
ongoing assessment of ocean health. By providing a means to advance
comprehensive ocean policy and compare future progress, the Index
can inform decisions about how to use or protect marine ecosystems.
The Index is a collaborative effort, made possible through
contributions from more than 65 scientists/ocean experts and
partnerships between organizations including the National Center for
Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Sea Around Us, Conservation
International, National Geographic, and the New England Aquarium.
Information for Denmark