Grant AID - Seafood Capital Investment Scheme Dunns Seafare Limited, Ireland oldest fish producer

Dunns Seafare Limited have over the past years received a number of grants in EU Funding to develop our Seafood Business with a view to improving the quality, consistency and presentation of our seafood products as well as maintaining and growing our employment levels.

In 2017 Dunns Seafare Limited have completed an investment project with a total investment of €300,000. The project was part funded by the Irish Government and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund under the Seafood Capital Investment Scheme and was administered by Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Ireland's Seafood Development Agency.

"Assisted by grant funding under the Seafood Capital investment scheme Dunns Seafare Limited continue to invest in our plant in Finglas, Dublin. As Irelands oldest seafood company we strive to maintain our position at the forefront of the Irish seafood industry leading the way in product innovation and presentation. The funding received under the Seafood Capital investment scheme will go a long way to secure our position and lead to increased employment opportunities at our plant which is not based in a traditional fish area."

Dunns Seafare Limited are one of a number of companies that will receive funding under the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF) in 2017. The overall funding programme which runs from 2014-2020 was adopted by the European Commission in December 2015 and launched in January 2016 by the Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine. The Programme provides €240m in funding to the seafood sector (fisheries, aquaculture and seafood processing) over the period 2014 to 2020. The Programme is co-funded by the Exchequer and the EU.

 

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