Copeinca ASA (Public, OSL:COP) is a Norway-based company primarily engaged in fishing industry. The Company is involved in the extraction of several hydro-biological species and their subsequent transformation into fishmeal and fish oil, for direct or indirect human consumption. Its fish oil is aimed to the pet food, functional foods and pharmaceutical sectors.
The Group operates ten processing plants located in Bayovar, Chicama, Casma, Chimbote, Huarmey and Chancay, located in the departments of Piura, La Libertad, Ancash and Lima. The main export countries include China, followed by Germany, Japan, the United States, Vietnam, Turkey and South Korea, among others. Copeinca ASA operates through such subsidiaries as Copeinca Internacional SLU, Pesquera San Ambrosio SAC, Pesquera San Vicente SAC, Rab Overseas Corp., Servicios Pesqueros Chimbote SA, Corporacion Pesquera Inca SAC, and others.
Dyer Coriat Holding S.L (D&C Holding) holds 32.65% of shares and the other shareholder are:
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