Brasmar Group Units
Brasmar has 6 industrial units ready to meet the most demanding specifications requested by our clients.
The several industrial units that comprise the Brasmar Group combine the best manufacturing practices with a strong investment in state-of-the-art technology and machinery. With specialised production units by type of product, we are able to offer a wide selection of frozen, chilled and salted sea products.
The Group also has 11 commercial units, which include teams prepared to respond to the market needs in which they operate.
Brasmar around the world
Portugal: Industrial and commercial units
The Brasmar Group has 3 industrial units and 2 commercial units in Portugal.
- Trofa – Frozen products
- Gafanha da Nazaré – Salted codfish
- V. N.Famalicão – Salted codfish
- Trofa (Head office)
- V. N. Famalicão
Spain: Industrial and commercial units
The Brasmar Group has 2 industrial units and 3 commercial units in Spain.
- León – Smoked products
- Logroño – Cooked products
USA: Commercial unit
Brasmar has a commercial team dedicated to the American market, based in Miami, Florida.
Norway: Industrial and commercial units
The Brasmar Group has 1 industrial unit and 1 commercial unit in Norway.
- Brodr. Aarseth in Ellingsøy – Salted codfish
- Aalesund Seafood in Alesund – Codfish and derivatives
Italy: Brasmar Italia SRL commercial unit
Brasmar has a commercial team based in the Italian market.
Brazil: Marnobre commercial unit
The Brasmar Group has 1 commercial unit in Brazil, in the state of São Paulo.
France: Sedisal commercial unit
The Brasmar Group has 1 commercial unit in France, in Saint-Jean-de-Luz .
United Kingdom: Commercial unit
Brasmar has a commercial team dedicated to the UK market, based in London.
London, United Kingdom
Holmes Seafood is based in Billingsgate Market, in London, and is specialised in frozen sea products for the wholesale trade sector.
With more more than 70 years, this unit is one of the UK’s leading importers and distributors of branded frozen seafood, currently having a range of more than 300 products.
The production unit located in Trofa is dedicated to the processing of frozen products in the following categories: fish, soaked codfish, cephalopods, seafood, crustaceans and the preparation of fish and seafood mixes.
This unit is also prepared to receive fresh octopus, from the catch of the day, being able to process the product from evisceration to packaging.
It is also in this unit that the Brasmar octopus, distinguished, for the sixth time, with the award “Sabor do Ano” is prepared, as well as the desalted codfish loins and steaks, awarded with the “Sabor do Ano” label for the third consecutive yerar, by the portuguese consumers.
The production capacity is 2200 tonnes/month:
Fish and Shellfish: 1200 tonnes
Octopus: 500 tonnes
Codfish: 500 tonnes
Dried salted codfish
The production unit located in Vilarinho das Cambas, municipality of Famalicão, is dedicated to the processing of salted and dried salted codfish. Now known as Grupomar, this unit has been, for almost 25 years, a reference in quality and service for the restaurants in the region.
The production capacity is 150 tonnes/month:
Dried salted codfish: 100 tonnes
Wet salted cod: 50 tonnes
Gafanha da Nazaré, Portugal
The production unit located in Gafanha da Nazaré is dedicated to the processing and transformation of salted and dried salted codfish, as well as light salted codfish.
This unit is one of the oldest codfish drying companies in Gafanha da Nazaré, therefore, it is recognised for the work that it has been developing for more than 40 years. Since 2018, Brasmar has undergone several interventions for restructuring and modernising its activity, in order to be able to meet all the orders made by our clients.
The production capacity is 500 tonnes/month:
Dried salted codfish: 200 tonnes
Wet salted cod: 250 tonnes
Light salted codfish: 50 tonnes
The production unit La Balinesa is located in León, Spain, and is dedicated to the processing of smoked products, especially salmon, codfish and trout. In addition to the smoked products, it also processes chilled soaked codfish and codfish carpaccio.
In its portfolio of products, there is a special emphasis on the transformation of smoked salmon from several origins: Norway, Iceland, Chile and Scotland. In La Balinesa, the marketed products are mainly chilled, but they can also be frozen, according to the client’s request.
The production capacity is 220 tonnes/month:
Smoked products: 185 tonnes
Carpaccios: 35 tonnes
The production unit Foncasal is located in Logroño, Spain, and is specialised in the transformation and processing of cooked products, especially cephalopods such as octopus, flying squid, cuttlefish and squid, and also seafood salads, seafood burgers and octopus carpaccio. In addition to the cooked products, it has a portfolio of chilled fourth range products, comprised of full fish meals, vegetables and other side dishes, fish burgers and seafood salads. These products are currently marketed by the Nuchar brand, in the Listo y Delicioso range. In addition to its full range of sea products, it has had, for several years, a bacon product, which is marketed in the international market.
The production capacity is 110 tonnes/month:
Cooked cephalopods: 80 tonnes
Fish dishes: 20 tonnes
Salads/Seafood cocktails: 10 tonnes
The production unit Brodr. Aarseth, located in Ålesund, Norway, is dedicated to the processing of salted and dried salted codfish.
The production capacity is 650 tonnes/month:
Dried salted codfish: 300 tonnes
Wet salted cod: 350 tonnes