The excellent quality of Nireus Aquaculture was once again recognized as the company was bestowed with two Superior Taste Awards 2020 by the International Taste Institute for its meagre and amberjack fish. It is worth noting that this was the second award for the Nireus meagre, while this was the first time that the brand’s amberjack participated in a competition and, of course, the first time it was awarded.
About Nireus Aquaculture
Nireus was founded in Chios in 1988. In its 30-something year presence, it has managed through a series of important investments to become a major aquaculture company of international repute. With facilities in Greece and Spain, Nireus ranks among the biggest producers of Mediterranean aquaculture species in the world. It has a vertical integration structure, controlling all stages of production and having its own production facilities for spawn, fish feeds and aquaculture equipment.
Nireus produces fish such as sea bass, sea bream, pagrus major and meagre, which are sold whole, gutted, filleted or prepackaged, fresh or frozen. Its effective sales and distribution network, the guaranteed high quality of the products and the respect for the environment have made the company a major supplier of the largest retailers in Europe.
About the International Taste Institute
The International Taste Institute, formerly ITQI, is the world leader in the evaluation and certification of consumer Food & Beverages by professionals. Founded in 2005, the Taste Institute is growing fast helping thousands of companies around the world improve the quality of their products and increase their sales with the renowned Superior Taste Award certification. Based in Brussels, the Institute works with some of the best chefs and sommeliers in the world, whereas the products are tested by a 200-strong panel of carefully selected professional taste-experts, members of the most prestigious Chef & Sommelier Associations.