The most advanced source verification system available to the seafood industry.
Shellcatch provides a model that empowers fishers, consumers, restaurants, intermediaries, and governments by providing source verification and traceability technology. For the first time different actors across the supply chain can access a technological solution that guarantees origin and quality standards of seafood products, and sustainable fishing practices.
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97% of small-scale fishers
are located near the coast, where their income generating activities are critical in alleviating poverty and providing a dietary source of protein1.
Technology can also improve their income while protecting their coasts.
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Growing consumer demand for responsible seafood products with real source verification is driving a new global seafood market.
Shellcatch was the first of its kind in Latin-America to pilot different sales channel strategies that aim to captures the rising demand for fresh seafood products in the region. The work aims at making a completely unorganized market more efficient, direct while bringing fair prices to fishermen and verifying responsible fishing practices to end consumers.
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