Processed Food & Food Service

DKSH is a leading importer of frozen seafood products from Southeast Asia, especially Vietnam. Our office in Vietnam exists for over than 100 years and the first seafood imports from Vietnam date back 45 years.

Our Seafood customers in Germany, Switzerland and many other European countries are served by our sales team in Hamburg. Together with our team of seafood experts in Vietnam and China we aim to provide the best possible service to our customers.

Our Hamburg office is IFS Broker Higher Level certified. All lots are inspected by our own well trained quality staff and accredited laboratories before shipment. As of today, about 70% of our assortment already comes from sustainably certified raw materials. We are happy to advise and support you in your procurement of frozen seafood products from the Far East.


DKSH has always supported local suppliers to run their business sustainably, as this has proven to be the only right choice through its 150 years history. 

We offer the following products:

Frozen crustaceans and mollusks

The portfolio of our frozen crustaceans and mollusks includes::

  • Scallops (Placopecten Magellanicus)

  • Black tiger shrimps (Penaeus Monodon)

  • Vannamei shrimps (Litopenaeus Vannamei)

  • Crayfish (Procambarus Clarkii)

  • Slipper lobster (Thenus Orientalis)

  • Argentinian red shrimps (Pleoticus Muelleri)

  • Coldwater prawns (Pandalus Borealis)

  • White shrimps (Penaeus Ensis)

Frozen fish fillets

Our portfolio of frozen fish fillets includes:

  • Pangasius (Pangasius Hypophthalmus)

  • Barramundi (Lates Calcarifer)

  • Tilapia (Oreochromis spp.)

  • Yellow fin tuna (Thunnus Albacares)

  • Saithe (Pollachius spp.)

  • Mahi Mahi (Coryphaena Hippurus)

Frozen value-added product

The portfolio of our frozen processed products includes:

  • Kabayaki

  • Maguro red tuna Saku blocks and loins

  • Sushi Ebi

  • Marinated/breaded shrimps and pangasius filets 

  • Dim Sum

  • Shrimp ring and skewers

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