Ditzum: producer group: Some of the crab fishermen do not survive

"Occasionally, companies went bankrupt, others by shimmy," said the managing Director of the producer community of the German shrimp fishermen, Kai-Arne Schmi

Ditzum: producer group: Some of the crab fishermen do not survive

"Occasionally, companies went bankrupt, others by shimmy," said the managing Director of the producer community of the German shrimp fishermen, Kai-Arne Schmidt. Basic is the back driven production in the Moroccan Schälzentren to just under 30 percent. There is a large part of the North sea is gepult crabs. "Morocco is the neck of the bottle. The Fatal is that there is a great need: The consumer asks for the product that there is in the stores is sufficient,“ said Schmidt. The dealer will take less crabs, because they can't be further processed. Therefore, all of the nearly 100 fishing vessels of the producer community of the island of Sylt (Schleswig-Holstein) go out to Ditzum in East Friesland, according to Schmidt, is currently only on three days a week. "The crab fisherman's catch now, actually, your money - in August, September, October, November. If you are in the times are not correct fish can, you will not survive the Winter.“

The fisheries Advisor to the chamber of agriculture of lower Saxony, Hilke Looden, said: "compared to last year, which was already an exceptional year, we have had until the end of June in the first half of the year, 30 percent less landings in lower Saxony." In 2019, the trade had been restricted for almost the whole year, because the stock of 2018 were still full. At the same time prices had been depressed as a result.

dpa
Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 22:26

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