The fishing sector is one of the food industries to which Morocco attaches great importance. Everything is done to meet the quality standards expected by a demanding public looking fortasty products that meet new consumption habits analysis.
Being a large exporter of fish, Morocco has modernized the structures of this sector and adopted an unprecedented modernization and development policy.
This is explained through:
- A qualified and well-trained workforce: Improving the quality of fishery products has become a major concern ofthe public authorities and of all the actors operating in this field. Therefore, they benefit from extensive training to guarantee a result that meets international requirements.
- Ancestral know-how and culinary traditions: The practices, rituals, knowledge and know-how related to fishing and the conservation of fish exist everywhere in Morocco and have been passed down for a long time from generation to generation.
- Cutting-edge technology and compliance with health & sanitary standards of quality and safety: The country has strengthened its regulations on food control and has
become more and more concerned with fishery products due to pollution of aquatic ecosystems generated by wastewater discharged without prior treatment and accidental pollution.
- Quality assurance and health surveillance recognized worldwide: faced with food safety issues, fish-related industries are subject to rigorous control at various levels of the value chain. These checks are carried out by many organizations that issue certificates of laboratory analysis.