Quin Sea Fisheries Ltd. is located in Newfoundland, Canada. Our business consists of harvesting, processing and marketing premium quality seafood from the clean, cold North Atlantic Ocean. Our seafood company has adapted and expanded to meet customer requirements during our 25 year history. We are continually investing in our business to adapt to changing markets and consumer requirements. We have an experienced management team who have a thorough understanding of the products, processes and customers we represent. Our business principles are based on long term sustainability of wild fishery resources, the highest standards of product quality, and exceptional customer service. This philosophy is shared by our fishers and employees and is directly responsible for Quin Sea Fisheries Ltd. business accomplishments.
Our snow crab factory has the capacity to process 100 metric tonnes in 24 hours. Our northern shrimp factory has the capacity to process 60 metric tonnes in 24 hours. We also process seafood such as capelin, herring, mackerel, scallops, squid and whelk. Our cold storage holds up to 400 metric tonnes of shellfish for distribution to world markets. Over four hundred employees reside in Old Perlican and the surrounding areas. Many employees have been with the company since its beginnings in 1986. Quin-Sea is the largest employer within the region.
We have a groundfish and pelagics facility with processing capacity of 50 metric tonnes of finished product in 24 hours. We process turbot, monkfish, herring, mackerel, squid and whelk. Our cold storage facility has been recently refurbished and holds 1000 metric tonnes of finished product. We employ 70-100 people seasonally at the facility in Cupids.
We process 50 metric tonnes of snow crab in a 24 hour production period. We also process ground fish (turbot, cod, monkfish) and pelagics (capelin, mackerel) at the Cape Broyle production facility. We also off load and service fishers from this ideal port facility. We employ 70-100 people seasonally in our Cape Broyle operation.