Echebastar is a Basque fishing company of tunas, based in Bermeo, which has a fleet of 6 tuna vessels. We have been working in tuna fishing since 1967, fostering sustainable fishing, a responsible use of fishing products and a maximum concern for the environment.
Thanks to our -60°C deep-freezing system and the monitoring of all the production and supply chain, we offer pure tuna, with its maximum freshness, flavour, texture and health claims.
From 2003 to 2015 we have reduced our fishing capacity by 25%, trying to find another way to do things and supporting DEEP-FREEZING.
In May, VICE, a New York based magazine of international repute, visited with Echebastar onboard Jai Alai, one of the six purse seiners in our fleet...
Echebastar has furthered its commitment to good fishing practices. The company has obtained the AENOR Responsible Tuna Fishing (RTF) Certification, a...
Juan Basagoiti Aguirre, Sales Manager at Echebastar.
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