MORUBEL celebrates 70 years of seafood love

Published on 25/01/2024

70years.  It's been a long journey.

And this long journey would not have been possible without the support of our employees, customers, stakeholders and suppliers who have been loyal to us all these years.

A very long way has come from processing fish in 1954 to processing shrimp in 2024.
There are better working conditions, attention to food safety, sustainability and transport.
But in all that time, one thing has remained unchanged: the love for our profession!

And this will remain the case for a long time because we are ready for the next 70 years!


Johan Brouwer appointed as Excecutive frozen sales leader for Europe

Published on 01/10/2023

Cooke Inc. is pleased to announce that Johan Brouwer has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Morubel and Executive Frozen Sales Leader for Cooke Europe.

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Morubel acquisition by Cooke

Published on 12/08/2022

Cooke Inc. (“Cooke”) acquired NV Morubel, the leading shrimp factory in Western-Europe that cultivates, processes, packs and distributes shrimp and other seafruits.

Morubel distributes his leading organic and freezed products to clients and retail in the foodservice and food industry over all of Europe, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxemburg, Italy and France.

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Finalist Excellence Global Seafood

Published on 01/05/2018

We are very proud to announce that we are nominated as a finalist in the Seafood Excellence Global awards competition. We did get the nomination for our Tasty Bag products. The competition takes place on the Seafood Expo Global expo in Brussels on the 7th and 9th of mai 2019.

This was SEG 2017

Published on 01/05/2017

As every year, we were present at the Seafood Expo Global in Brussels from the 25th until 27th of April. This was the first year we presented ourselves as the shrimp group Shore NV.

Focus on our chilled seafood range, own organic vannamei and machine peeled North Sea shrimp were well received. We had a beautiful stand, loads of visitors AND we were finalist in the Seafood Excellence Global awards with our fresh clean label North Sea shrimp. Talking about a successful edition! 

Joint venture: Morubel/Ristic and the Dutch Telson

Published on 01/07/2016

GBC, owner of the Belgian Morubel NV and the German Ristic GmbH becomes
co-shareholder of the DutchTelson BV.

GBC will take a participation of 50% in Telson B.V. This means that the group of companies with a strong position in frozen tropical shrimp with Morubel and Ristic, now also accesses the chilled segment...

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A new shrimp in our product portfolio!

Published on 01/07/2015

New in our product assortment is the Argentine red shrimp, Pleoticus muelleri.
This beautiful red coloured cold water shrimp caught along the Argentine coast has a firm texture and sweet taste.
Available as whole shrimp, unpeeled tails, easy peel or peeled pud or pd  shrimp.  
See our product section for more information, or contact our sales department.
Packed under your brand, Morubel retail brand or Elite foodservice brand.

Morubel joins forces with German Ristic AG

Published on 01/07/2014

GBC, owner of  Morubel nv, and Peter Ristic,  owner of Ristic AG, based in Germany announced today  that they have reached an agreement for the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Ristic and the Costa Rican entities by GBC. After completion of the transaction and approval of the relevant authorities, Morubel and Ristic will join forces and become the leading party in the European frozen shrimp market with a unique sustainability proposition.

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Morubel statement on slave labour producing shrimp in Thailand

Published on 12/06/2014

In view of the recent press information on labour abuse by the company CP Thailand and in response to any questions our customers have concerning the origin of their products supplied by Morubel, we can confirm that we did not buy any shrimp or prawns in Thailand at all during the last 14 months.

Morubel is a member of BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative) and  we are committed to have social audits with our suppliers in risk countries. Social compliance is an improvement process and compliance cannot be guaranteed in one go, but through social auditing corrective action plans can accurately be addressed and controlled, and further steps in the supply chain can be taken.

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