pescadeRías is a Brand of Quality created and registered by the Consellería do Mar of the Xunta de Galicia, to promote and promote products from artisanal fishing and shellfish coming from the Galician community.
Fisheries guarantees the origin and quality of Galician artisanal fishery products, based on their identification and differentiation, contributing to the social, economic and environmental sustainability of the sector by strengthening and increasing their competitiveness.

Identifies inshore fishery products from fresh or prepared fishery or shellfish; To those extracted in waters of the continental shelf located between the lines that mark the mouth of the river Miño and the river Eo; By the fleet that leaves and enters daily of the port and that they are captured by selective arts and respectful with the environment. It guarantees the Galician origin of the products of the artisanal fishing, the time of landing from the capture no more than 24 hours before the first sale and its quality standards. An extra level of freshness must be certified in the first sale and no chemical preservative or artificial additive should be used. They must also be handled in accordance with health legislation.
It covers the following species: algae, molluscs (bivalves, gastropods and cephalopods), crustaceans, echinoderms and fish. On its origin, it is required that it comes from artisanal fishing; And in terms of sustainability, products must comply with all legal requirements (fishing modalities, catch licenses, periods and closed areas, minimum sizes, etc.)

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Montse Gonzalez