Association

Union and independence allow Conxemar to defend the interests of the industry, with an active presence in the institutions where decisions are taken, and to boost its growth with campaigns to promote fish consumption among the population

Joining efforts to strengthen the international visibility and competitiveness of the sector

Conxemar, the Spanish Association of Wholesalers, Importers, Exporters and Manufacturers of Fish and Aquaculture Products is consolidated as an essential instrument in uniting the frozen food sector in our country.

The 240 member companies represented have a combined annual turnover of more than 8,700 million euros and 17,000 jobs.

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Our services

A wide range of services
for our members

Conxemar offers its members a wide range of services, all of them focused on facilitating their day-to-day business activity and improving their competitiveness. Some of our members are:

Our aims

  • To represent and defend the interests of the sector before public or private, national and international bodies, in order to achieve the most possible favorable regulations for companies.
  • To promote the business development and competitiveness of the associates and to defend a level playing field.
  • To promote the consumption of fishery and aquaculture products, and their derivatives, and to provide members with market information.
  • To achieve economic independence, which allows to maintain social, corporate and political independence, without the need to resort to the associates for this purpose.
  • Any other lawful activity necessary to achieve the objectives of the Association at all times.

We are present at:

  • Chair of the EU Fish Market Advisory Council (MAC) and Spokesperson of Working Group II – EU Markets
  • Chair of the European Federation of National Organizations of Importers and Exporters of Fish(CEP)
  • Representatives of the Long Distance Fisheries Advisory Council (LDAC)
  • Member of the EU Fish Processors and Traders Association (AIPCE)
  • Member of the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI)
  • Member of the Spanish Federation of Food and Drink Industries (FIAB)
  • Member of the Consultative Committee of the Spanish Fisheries Sector
  • Member of the Spanish Technological Platform for Fisheries and Aquaculture (PTEPA)
  • Member of the Spanish Association of Manufacturers and Distributors (AECOC)
  • Member of the Interprofessional Organisation of Fisheries in Spain (INTERFISH)
  • Alliance with the Spanish Heart Foundation (FEC)
  • Member of the Technological Centre of the Sea (CETMAR)
  • Member of the Galician Fisheries Council (Consello Galego de Pesca)
  • Member of the Galician Food Cluster (CLUSAGA)
  • Member of the Galician Businessmen’s Circle (CEG)
  • Member of the Federation of Users of the Port of Vigo (FUPV)
  • Trustees of the MarInnleg Foundation
  • Member of the Commission for Fisheries Safety of the Catalan Food Safety Agency (ACSA)

Our team

Janne Posti
Office Manager in Brussels
José Pol
Projects Manager
Pastora Charlín
Director of Communications
Paula Mallén
Communication Dept.
Teresa Egerique
Partner support
Yobana Bermúdez
General Manager
Tere Vázquez
Exhibition Director
Paula Domínguez
Administration Director
Luis García
Technical Director
Laura Méndez
Area Manager
Doris Rosendo
Exhibition Technical
Isabel Mariño
Exhibition Technical
Jorge Bravo
Technical
Montse Soto
Area Manager
Lara Bermúdez
Area Manager
Elsa Picón
Sustainability Technician
Cyntia Domínguez
Secretary