Nueva Pescanova to open the world’s first octopus farm in Spain

    It will be located in the Canary Islands.

    Spain, and more specifically the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands, is the place chosen by Nueva Pescanova to open what will be the first octopus farm in the world. Details are still being designed, but it is estimated that the facilities will open in 2023, with a total investment of € 65 million and the creation of 300 jobs, 150 of them direct jobs with highly qualified personnel, and another 150 indirect jobs. The farm is expected to be at full capacity in 2026, with a production of 3,000 tons per year.

    You need a subscription to read this story

    Please subscribe to unlock premium content.

    Subscribe now

    Already have a subscription? Log in here.
    - Advertisement -

    Share this article

    Similar articles


    Similar articles

    The Kingfish Company reports sales grew by 90% and a 25% price increase for large fish

    The Kingfish Company has reported a sales increase of 90%...

    Mowi acquires 51.28% of the shares in Arctic Fish

    Mowi has acquired 51.28% of the shares in Arctic Fish....

    The Kingfish Company founder and CEO steps aside

    The Kingfish Company announced today that its founder and CEO,...

    Similar articles

    Hot stories


    You have of 3 free articles remaining.

    Stay informed with your WeAreAquaculture membership. News, insight, exclusive interviews, analysis and members-only content. Subscribe for unlimited access.