Greenfish Blog — behind the scenes

Plastic in our Oceans – and what each of us can do.

Ryan Nienaber behind the scenes fishing stories

Plastic in our Oceans – and what each of us can do.

Plastic in our Oceans – and what each of us can do. Recently I caught a dorado off Cape Point. These fish are not common around Cape Town and only visit us when the waters are very hot or when a piece of debris drifts down, like in this case a tree, that carried many fish underneath it in its own little eco system. Dorado are famous for being the “chicken of the sea”, so I prepared this one to take home for dinner. While filleting the dorado, I felt something unusual in the stomach. It is very common practice...

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Greenfish Eco Rating Scoring System

Ryan Nienaber behind the scenes low impact fishing our passion

Greenfish Eco Rating Scoring System

In a time where the word sustainable is been used in so many contexts by so many people and large corporations it gets difficult to separate what is truly low impact vs destructive to our planet and oceans. Transparency and the sharing of information to consumers is a way in which one can make a decision based on facts.  We have come up with a Greenfish Eco Rating system that will share some information on your products so you can be empowered to make a choice that suits your beliefs. Every item on our website receives a Greenfish Eco Rating...

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Conspira-SEA

Ryan Nienaber behind the scenes fishing stories low impact fishing

Conspira-SEA

In a world where information, true and false, is at our fingertips, and where we make decisions based on the information plated in front of us, it’s very easy to get caught up in a moment and be lead down an emotional rollercoaster that the producer of a film is laying in front of you. The latest Netflix documentary Seaspiracy regarding the ocean that is getting lots of media attention, although being heavily one sided, does a great job of creating awareness that we do need to do something towards our ocean’s health for it to be able to sustain itself...

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Snoek Blog

Ryan Nienaber behind the scenes fishing stories our passion western cape

Snoek Blog

Snoek   Snoek fishing is where I started making pocket money as a school boy in Table Bay. It is a tradition and starting point for most handline fishermen on the west coast, and the “Snoek run” is synonymous with the South African fishing industry. Little did I know at the time that this would become the early foundations of Greenfish. Snoek is a staple income for many of the coastal communities. More boats go out to target this species than any other species in the Western Cape.  The local jobs created are tenfold and the secondary job creation is clearly evident, from...

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Where possible, we catch ourselves. This fresh fish is the foundation of our business.

Ryan Nienaber behind the scenes low impact fishing our passion western cape

Where possible, we catch ourselves. This fresh fish is the foundation of our business.

In all other instances we choose our partners and suppliers with exceptional care. Above all our commitment is to quality, traceability and transparency.The oceans are our livelihood and passion. Greenfish is invested in continually reducing impact, educating consumers and protecting this natural abundance. All of the suppliers we work with share this ethic. When we buy, we buy directly from the producer or harvester. All Greenfish products are traceable directly to their origin.None of our products are subject to harmful CO2 or chemical treatments.These strong, direct connections and our continued, hands-on harvesting practice differentiates Greenfish from our competitors. Where possible...

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