Local Vannamei prawns capture Jordanian market | Daily News

Local Vannamei prawns capture Jordanian market

Prawns ready for export
Prawns ready for export

The Sri Lanka Embassy in Jordan has obtained an order of 5.6 metric tonnes for Sri Lankan Vannamei prawns from one of the largest Jordanian Seafood chains.

The 5.6 metric tonnes of Vannamei prawns sea freighted to Jordan by HTCey Aquaculture (Pvt.) Limited is the first time Sri Lankan Vannamei prawns of such a quantity is entering the Jordan market subsequent to discussions by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador Shanika Dissanayake with the Jordanian Management to introduce the product. The Vannamei prawns marketed in Jordan are of Vietnamese origin.

The Embassy has been vigorously networking to enhance trade and business opportunities for Sri Lankan Seafood companies to garner larger export volumes of the demand for quality seafood in Jordan.