Netherlands-based aquaculture business the Kingfish Company has signed a deal with retail group Conad, to distribute its Dutch yellowtail product in Italy.

The Kingfish Company, which produces yellowtail kingfish at a land-based RAS (recirculating aquaculture system) facility, will sell its product under Conad’s own brand, Percorso Qualità. It will be marketed as Ricciola Kingfish – “ricciola” being the Italian name for kingfish.

Conad, is an Italian leader in the retail sector, reporting 15% market share in 2020.

Current annual production capacity at its Kingfish Zeeland facility in the Netherlands is 1,500 tons of high quality and high value Yellowtail Kingfish. Expansion is underway and capacity in the Netherlands will reach 3,500 tons in the second half of 2022. In the US, permitting for the company’s 8,500 tons capacity facility is progressing as planned, with production start scheduled for second half of 2023.

Current annual production capacity at its Kingfish Zeeland facility in the Netherlands is 1,500 tons of high quality and high value Yellowtail Kingfish. Expansion is underway and capacity in the Netherlands will reach 3,500 tons in the second half of 2022. In the US, permitting for the company’s 8,500 tons capacity facility is progressing as planned, the company said, with the start of production scheduled for second half of 2023.

Yellowtail kingfish (also known as ricciola/hiramasa/greater amberjack) is a premium fish species, well known in the Italian and Asian fusion cuisines.

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