In 1997 Gümüşdoğa established a fish feed plant. In addition, the company has 12 rainbow trout farms in Turkey. The first rainbow trout farm was built in 1999 in Fethiye area with a primary production of 250 tonnes per year. In 2011, output reached 6 000 tonnes per year. A new plant for rainbow trout processing was opened in October 2011. It ha an area of 4,500 sq m and employs 140 people.
The factory’s modern processing lines incorporate the latest technology. Raw materials come directly from the company’s own farms. The current average production varies from 5 to 7 tonnes per day. Rainbow trout is hot-smoked, and the products are filleted and vacuum packed in 125 g packages and then frozen. All products are IFS certified. 99% of the production is exported to the European countries, and Germany is the principal market for Gümüşdoğa rainbow trout products.
Gümüşdoğa trout smoking and processing factory
Güllük Karayolu 2.km, Güllük, Milas, Muğla
Tel.: +90 252 536 6228
www.gumusdoga.com.tr (in Turkish)
Director: Mustafa Harun Gümüsel
Activities: Production of farmed trout, seabass and seabream; fish feed; fish processing; exports
Products: Smoked trout fillets and frozen fish using rainbow trout from their own farms
Facilities: Processing plant, fish feed factory, trout hatchery
Volumes: 10,000 tonnes of seabass and seabream, 6,000 tonnes of trout
Markets: Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, UK, Turkey