With 50% of Sea Harvest’s top management and 70% of its senior management being black, the vertically integrated deep-sea fishing operation is serious about transformation.
According to the most recent Socio-Economic Profile of Saldanha Bay Municipality, compiled by the Western Cape Government*, there were over 800 drug related crimes committed in 2015. In addition, almost ten percent of babies are born to teenage mothers, contributing to high drop-out rates amongst learners in secondary school. The report notes with concern that over 4000 households in the area earn less than R400 a month, far below the breadline.
According to Shop Manager, Michael Mendonca, the species sold includes, inter alia, Cape Hake, Norwegian Salmon that is regularly flown in, and Kingklip.
The Easter Holidays are a time when family and friends gather around the table to eat delicious seafood meals. Of course, pickled fish made with South Africa’s favourite white fish, Cape Hake, is a must on the menu.