Kiliç Deniz, Turkey (2)
With a 40.000 ton annual production capacity for seabream, seabass and trout, Kılıç Deniz is Turkey’s biggest and one the Mediterranean’s leading aquaculture companies.
100% of the company’s sea cage farms are operated in an off-shore system. Especially designed ships are used to transport seed fish to the cages. Kılıç deploys this specialized fleet to supply seed fish to all countries in the Mediterranean basin.
In Turkey, aquaculture and tourism had to find a balance to protect our source of income: a clean Mediterranean.
1,000 x growth
Kiliç Deniz was founded in 1990, when Mr. Orhan Kiliç started a 50 ton capacity fish farm. Today, Kiliç Holding has grown 1.000 times into a Fortune 500 company.
$ 106 million export
With an export figure of 106 million dollar in 2014, Kiliç Holding is by far Turkey’s biggest player in the international aquaculture market.
80% land transport
Kiliç runs a distribution system that uses 80 % land and 20% air and sea cargo routes. The company carefully manages its carbon footprint per product/kg.