Cabomar obtains the Zero Waste seal awarded by Grupo Saica


Cabomar obtains the recognition “From Waste to Resources: Zero to Landfill” from Saica Natur, the Saica Group area specialized in waste management and environmental services, which in turn is audited and verified by the multinational TÜV SÜD.



  • 27.361 m3 of biogas obtained from 1,612 tons of sludge and organic byproducts. Through an upgrading/cleaning process, it allowed us to obtain 16,417 m3 of methane (CH4) for injection into the network or sale as LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas). The residue left after the gasification process was also used as fertilizer for agricultural application.


  • 195 tons of paper and cardboard waste recovered, which translates into more than 1.3 million 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard boxes, ready for use in the company’s operations.


  • 134 tons of organic waste to obtain flour for animal feed.


  • 223 tons of waste not suitable for recycling were destined for energy recovery, to generate up to 461,000 kWh of electricity, equivalent to the consumption of 132 homes in Spain.


This collaboration is a great example of driving innovative solutions with specialized partners and the success of teamwork. Cabomar has always shown its ability to adapt to changes, to grow and differentiate itself without losing its way of being and doing. Working every day on every improvement and innovation that allows it to offer a top-quality experience, improving its processes in each phase of development and looking for new ways to be more efficient. Always, to be able to go further every day hand in hand with its clients.


The certification endorses Cabomar’s exemplary management throughout its value chain and is an example, for the entire Galician fishing industry, of its commitment to reducing its environmental impact.


About Cabomar:


 Cabomar is a company specialized in the production of customized frozen, fresh and refrigerated seafood, a specialist in the retail and food service channel, with a presence in more than 20 countries in Europe. It has a team made up of more than 200 people who share the objective of offering its customers a customized and quality product proposal, produced honestly and committed to efficient operations, applying continuous improvement throughout the manufacturing process. and innovating to find new ways to revalue raw materials and materials.


About Grupo Saica:


The Saica Group offers sustainable paper solutions for the manufacture of corrugated cardboard and packaging, promoting circularity in waste management. With more than 10,300 employees and a presence in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Turkey, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and the United States, the Saica Group has four business lines: manufacturing recycled paper for corrugated cardboard ( Saica Paper), waste management and environmental services (Saica Natur), production of corrugated cardboard packaging (Saica Pack) and flexible packaging (Saica Flex). The group’s turnover is 3,620 million euros (consolidated sales as of December 31, 2023)