The Good Fish Company was established by Denis Good in 1988 and is now one of the largest fish processors in Ireland. Through significant investment in resources and technology we have created an innovative, modern, purpose built facility in Carrigaline. Through our retail shops and our relationships with Ireland’s finest retailers we aim to present the best selection of fish available in Ireland today. For our customers The Good Fish Company offers the best and only solution for your seafood requirements, providing the freshest, best quality Irish fish sourced from trusted and sustainable sources along the South-West coast of Ireland. At The Good Fish Company we combine our passion for natural, traditional processes with modern production techniques to deliver the best quality fish and seafood products that are available in Ireland.
The Good Fish Company
Our processing facility in Carrigaline Co. Cork is ideally located near all the major fishing ports in the South of Ireland, such as Castletownbere, Kinsale and Union Hall, which are renowned for sourcing some of the highest quality fish in the world. This location allows us to source, process and deliver to you the freshest, premium Irish Seafood.
The fish supplied by The Good Fish Company is processed on the day of landing, guaranteeing superior quality and freshness. Our processing facility includes our own in house smoking facility which produces our famous Good Fish Smoked Salmon, a kitchen facility which is operated by our Head Chef producing the amazing Good Fish Seafood Chowder, Fish Cakes, and an impressive range of breaded products.
Our Fish and Shellfish are sourced through Local Irish Boats and Trawlers that engage in Responsible and Sustainable Fishing. In working together with these local suppliers we are contributing to and developing the Local economy and environment. We have formed long standing strategic partnership with these suppliers. Our supply chain is made up of fish experts and dedicated professionals, who at every stage of the process add value to our product and provide you with The Freshest Irish Fish every Day.
The Good Fish Company processes a wide variety of seafood products under strict HACCP guidelines. These processes and systems are audited on a regular basis by our in house Quality Management team, and verified through external audits.
The products supplied by The Good Fish Company complies with, and exceeds all current Irish and European Legislative requirements that govern the Quality and Safety of Seafood produce. All of our fish products are fully traceable from source (Vessels, harbours and markets) to end user. We are dedicated to product quality and traceability, and all our staff are fully trained in all aspects of food safety. The Good Fish Company is fully BRC (Grade A) Certified and we are full members of the Bord Bia Origin Green Programme.
Seafood Capital Investment Scheme
Good Fish Receives EU Funding to Develop Seafood Business
Good Fish have completed investment projects that were part funded by the Irish Government and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund under the Seafood Capital Investment Scheme and was administered by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland’s Seafood Development Agency.
The funding we have received from BIM through the European Maritime Fisheries Fund will enable us to target European & US market and increase our production capacity by 15%. We are proud to employ 90 people in Cork and with this additional investment, we are looking forward to growing over business further over the next 5 years.
Good Fish are one of a number of companies that will receive funding under the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) in 2017. The overall funding programme which runs from 2014-2020 was adopted by the European Commission in December 2015 and launched in January 2016 by the Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine. The Programme provides €240m in funding to the seafood sector (fisheries, aquaculture and seafood processing) over the period 2014 to 2020. The Programme is co-funded by the Exchequer and the EU.