Why Belgian fish?
In Belgium, there are 271 fish processing companies that work with amongst others North Sea fish.
Our export of fish products (fish, molluscs and shellfish) to the member states of the European Union amounts to 134.624 tons.
By volume, plaice is the most important species for Belgian fisheries, with a landed fish volume of 28% in 2019. Sole follows in second place with a share of 12%.
More about Belgian fish
The Flemish fishing sector is very professional. Thanks to Flanders’ central location in the middle of Europe, 300 million consumers can be reached within 12 hours.