Kochi seafood processing cluster (Kerala)


The port city of Kochi, in Kerala, hosts an important seafood processing cluster. The major products are shrimp, squid, cuttlefish, octopus, crab, clams, mussels, etc. There are around 35 seafood processing units in the cluster, whose production capacities range from 456 tonnes per annum (tpa) to 46,500 tpa.

Products manufactured

Canned shrimp,fish and cephalopods like squid, cuttlefish, octopus, crab, clams, mussels, etc.

Number of MSMEs


Main fuels


Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

Seafood Exporters Association of India

Cluster profile


Other resources

Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)https://mpeda.gov.in/


Data pertains to 2010-11, collected primarily under the BEE-SME program

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