South Western Fish Producer Organisation Ltd
SWFPO is the professional membership body for commercial fishermen across the UK
SWFPO is the professional membership body for commercial fishermen across the South West of England and beyond.
We are the proud voice of our members, promoting their interests at all times to policy-makers, industry partners, scientists and compliance agencies.
Together, we work to ensure a highly productive catching sector, maximising the economic viability of our member fleet whilst at the same time safeguarding fishermen’s welfare.
We promote sustainable fishing activities to protect stocks and secure members’ ongoing profitability through access to markets. We also strive to reduce the environmental impact of fishing.
Across everything we do, our aim to secure a profitable, sustainable and thriving future for our fishermen, our fisheries and our oceans.
Safeguarding the welfare of our fishermen to sustain a healthy and profitable profession
- Human Rights
- Economic Viability
Helping our fishermen bring exceptional and sustainable seafood from sea to plate
- Securing Markets
- Economic Returns
Promoting sustainable and profitable fishing practices to protect and preserve ocean health
- Reducing Environmental Impacts
- Tackling Climate Change Impacts
- Marine Protected Areas
- Eliminating IUU practices
Macduff Shellfish Ltd
West Coast Sea Products
Coombe Fisheries Ltd
“Fisheries Producer Organisations have a key role to play in the management of our fisheries in the future, from contributing to quota management to supporting their members in creating added value in their catches. We will work with Producer Organisations to consider how we can build upon their strengths and identify potential new roles in fisheries management.”
We collaborate with a wide range of industry partners to champion the interests of our members, maintain compliance standards and lead policy, research and advocacy.
We act as a conduit between industry and governments, scientists and compliance agencies. Exerting our influence at local, national and international level.