About us

Welcome to ABAD


Abad Fisheries was established in 1931 by Usman Mohamed Hashim, today we are one of the largest processors of quality quick frozen seafood in India with 11 accredited and certified factories with production capacity of 300 MT per day and 4 public cold stores with a capacity of over 15,000 MT.

The factories are located near major fishing harbors and aquaculture farms giving access to fresh raw material. Very high quality standards are maintained at every stage of processing and packing by our qualified and motivated workforce who are the best in the industry, committed to keep our traditional values.

Our Landmarks

  1. 1931

    Exports first consignment of sun dried Shrimps to Myanmar.

  2. 1957

    Starts canning operation.

  3. 1961

    Begin venture into frozen Seafood.

  4. 1978

    1st Export of Ceplalods to Europe, consignee PESCANOVA.

  5. 1989

    India’s 1st imported freezer from FRIGOSCANDIA, Sweden.

  6. 1993

    1st overseas joint venture with FRICATAMAR, Spain.

  7. 1995

    Indias 1st fully panellized air conditioned factory, CAP SEAFOODS.

  8. 1995

    India’s 1st modern public cold store of 3000 pallet capacity.

  9. 2000

    Indias 1st Cryogenic Freezer installed.

  10. 2001

    Public cold storage with 2300 pallets and processing facility at Chennai, TN.

  11. 2004

    2600 pallet cold store for own use in Cochin.

  12. 2005

    Public cold store & distribution for frozen Seafood in UAE.

  13. 2006

    India’s 1st modern canning factory.

  14. 2007

    CAP SEAFOODS enter into JV with GRAMELLINI Italy.

  15. 2008

    Public cold store & processing facility at Vizag, AP

  16. 2011

    Introduced frozen Seafood under SEA SPARKLE brand in the Indian market.

  17. 2014

    India’s 1st Octofrost fludised freezer from IQF Frost AB.

  18. 2015

    Processing facility for farmed shrimps at Nizampatanam, AP.

  19. 2015

    WILDFISH India’s 1st world class fresh fish store at Kochi.

  20. 2016

    India’s 1st PALINOX brine freezer.

  21. 2017

    Public cold storage & distribution centre at Bengaluru.

  22. 2018

    Launch of BRILLAR brand of full line frozen food.

  23. 2019

    PESCANOVA ink’s deal with ABAD to add Indian farmed Shrimp to its global supply.

  24. 2020

    Launch of ABAD FOODS brand of full line frozen food.

  25. 2023

    Processing facility for farmed Shrimps at Nellore, AP.

Our Certifications