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(From The Namibian - AAGM)
Byline: Maggi Barnard
PRIME Minister Theo-Ben Gurirab opened a N$38,2 million hake factory at Merlus Seafood Processors at Walvis Bay on Monday.
Merlus Managing Director Chris Pedersen said the factory is the first in the country to supply 'value-adding' sea frozen products directly into the retail market.
This means the fish are caught at sea, processed on a factory ship as far as possible and then frozen.
The frozen fish is then further processed in a factory on land from where it goes directly to the shops.
Many companies process wet or fresh fish on land before it is frozen and sold, while …