TREASURES FROM THE SEA True Jewels of the Basque Cuisine

FISHING AND PROCESSING, A SEA OF QUALITIES
The natural resources along the Basque coast are characterized by the special quality of its species.
Anchovy, tuna, hake, mackerel or sardines have earned their reputation as some of the delicious dishes of Basque cuisine. They are joined by other tradicional Basque fish such as cod or tuna. Basque fish, fresh, canned and bottled, are sold in markets throughout the world, including the fish market par excellence in Japan.

ONE OF THE MOST HIGHLIGHTED FISHERIES SECTOR IN EUROPE
The Basque fleet has in recent years experienced a renewal and modernization process, which has yielded a considerable improvement in the development of the activity, sustainability and quality of the Basque fishery products.
The current Strategic Plan for Fisheries of the Basque Country is promoting a series of actions aiming at the creation of value added, total quality and sustainable development.
The Basque fleet is characterized by the use of tradicional fishing methods with respect to the marine ecosystem.

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