Excellent raw materials, ultra-modern production facilities and optimum logistics solutions give you the best prawns.
Stella Polaris produces cooked, peeled and frozen prawns packaged in bags. We specialise in providing good logistical solutions, and having a high degree of flexibility when it comes to packaging. This means we can supply a wide selection of packaging sizes, under customers brand or under our Stella Polaris brand. We also offer the Arctic Sea and Marinara brands. We can pack in bags from 100 grammes to 5 kg.
Everyone knows that prawns are tasty, but not everyone is aware that prawns represent a very healty meal. Prawns are a protein-rich product containing only 0.8% fat, and are full of important vitamins such as B, D, E and B12. This makes prawns a natural choice if you want food that is both tasty and healthy.
Fishing in the Nordic economic zone north of 62ºN is heavily regulated. All fishing vessels over 20 meter must have a concession for prawn fishing. The tool for fishing used in the prawn fishery is trawl equipped with a separating grid. This grid prevents small prawns and fish fry from getting caught in the trawl. The Institute of Marine Research continuously monitors marine resources and the environment to ensure sustainable harvesting of Norwegian prawns. The Directorate of Fisheries and the Norwegian Coast Guard have the authority to close prawn fishing in areas where the proportion of small prawns and by-catch exceeds specified limits. Prawn fishing in the Barents Sea is certified as sustainable fishing by the Marine Stewardship Council and Krav.
Stella Polaris produces and supplies Coldwater prawns of the specie Pandalus borealis. Our prawns are caught mainly in the Artic waters around Svalbard and in the Barents Sea. Coldwater prawns prefer cold, clean water where the temperature varies between 0ºC and 8ºC. The low water temperature makes the prawns grow and mature slowly. The prawns live on a soft seabed of sand and clay at 500-800 metres depth, and feed on small crustaceans, polychaetes and plankton. The prawns have a fresh taste, firm meat and a natural red colour.