Seafood processing company

Uruguay is a country surrounded by the clean waters of the Rio de la Plata and the South Atlantic Ocean (FAO Zone 41) privileged with a rich variety of marine species; the fishing activity is carried out in a shared fishing area with Argentina where fishing quotas are established and regulated by a binational commission.

It is internationally recognized for the high quality of its food production and has a natural port in Montevideo and modern logistics that allows fast and efficient access to the world; besides being a country with a high level of controls that prevent piracy and depredation of marine species.

The KRIOS brand is synonymous with commitment to nature and consumers, processing and exporting seafood products destined for a wide variety of markets. The processing plant applies Good Manufacturing Practices and strictest sanitary standards, through a trained work team and leading technology.

Differential value: wild fish free of chemicals and additives, caught in a natural environment of ocean waters.


Fleet, quality control and traceability

The industrial plant is supplied by fishing vessels of its strategic partners, as well as associated vessels that guarantee the continuity of the delivery of fresh raw material for processing.

All our processes and fish products are covered by a traceability and self-monitoring program following the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and the application of the Standard Daily Hygiene Procedures (SSOP). Our logistics and facilities ensure adequate maintenance of the cold chain and optimal product quality thanks to a solid refrigeration structure and equipment designed to allow efficient processes.



From the sea to your dish, KRIOS offers a certified guarantee of nature and quality.

Yellow Croaker:

The species Micropogonias furnieri belongs to the fish family Scianidae. Caught in the cold waters of the Río de la Plata and the South Atlantic Ocean, the croaker is a wild fish with a nutritional content rich in Omega 3 fatty acids.

It is characterized for having delicious and soft meat, pleasant and particular flavor, and a bright and attractive appearance; qualities that make yellow croaker the most appreciated and demanded species in Uruguay.

It is processed and frozen, either whole round, gutted, HG or in filets.

Yellow croaker gutted and scaled

Micropogonias furnieri

Yellow croaker HG

Micropogonias furnieri

Frozen Croaker filet

Micropogonias furnieri

Production lines:

The seafood division processes a wide variety of species and products such as whole gutted fish, HGT, HG, loins, filets, and fins among others.

In addition to its standard production lines, the types of freezing and packaging are also adapted to customers’ needs and requirements.


Other species

Blue fish

Pomatomus saltatrix


Genidens barbus

Red Snapper

Pagrus pagrus


Scomber japonicus


Nemadactylus bergi

Tope shark

Galeorhinus galeus

Black drum

Pogonias cromis

Brazilian Menhaden

Brevoortia aurea

Grey Mullet

Mugil platanus

Parona leatherjack

Parona signata

White croaker

Umbrina canosai


Cynoscion guatucupa

King Weakfish

Macrodon ancylodon


Dipturus chilensis

Skate wing

Dipturus chilensis

Sabalo w/r

Prochylodus lineatus

White bream

Diplodus argenteus


Prionace glauca



Our fish products are exported to all the continents, to countries like China, Vietnam, South Korea, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Russia, Israel, Palestine, Brazil, Canada, Serbia, Belgium, France, Spain, United Kingdom, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Portugal, Italy, Egypt, Senegal, Liberia, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Ghana, Angola, Gabon, United States, Mozambique, Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria and Namibia.


Commitment to the planet

KRIOS is committed with the responsible management of natural resources and protecting aquatic ecosystems and the environment.

The company is aware of the importance and responsibility involved in managing such sensitive natural resources. We adhere to the Responsible Fishing Practices recommended by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Uruguay Natural program. In addition, company policies include special environmental care and the application of a prevention program for the health and work of human resources, focusing its global activity with social responsibility. Thus, Urexport is synonymous with quality and commitment to the environment and consumers.

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    Av. Lezica 6128
    C.P. 12.500, Montevideo, Uruguay