All news

Russian Crab Group of Companies will take part in SIMEC 2024

6 February 2024

Russian Crab Group of Companies represents its products at Saudi International Marine Exhibition 2024 (SIMEC). This is the largest specialized marine exhibition in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; it takes place from February 4 to 6 in Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center. The company will offer cooked-frozen products from red king crab to the attention of the exhibition visitors.

“The interest of the national market to our products is conditioned by its natural origin, high gastronomic and eating quality. Here, much attention is paid to fishery products, aquaculture development as a means of achieving food security. In this context, wild-caught crab is absolute exotica. Far Eastern crab represents interest for HoReCa segment as in the last couple of years there has been a real boom in the restaurant business and delicatessen market in the country,” said Yulia Yurova, Deputy Director General for Commercial Affairs of Russian Crab Group of Companies.

Russian Crab brand products were presented at SIMEC for the first time. As a result of acquaintance with the Company, importers from Saudi Arabia ordered the first lots of cooked-frozen products. Participation in the next exhibition is expected to expand and strengthen commercial ties.

It should be reminded that in 2023 the crab processors of Russian Crab Group of Companies were among the first in the Far East to receive official SFDA accreditation to supply crab products to Saudi Arabia. Its availability confirms the compliance of products with the requirements of the national import control system that provides the domestic market with only high-quality food products from all over the world.


Russian Crab Group of Companies is one of the leading crab fishing companies in Russia. In 2024, the group holds a catch quota for 18.2 thousand tons of crab. Crab harvesting is carried out by the company’s own fleet. The Group operates in the Bering Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan. Target species are red king crab, golden king crab, blue king crab, snow crab, Bairdi crab, horsehair crab.

Saudi International Marine Exhibition is the largest specialized exhibition in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) bringing together all sectors of fisheries, aquaculture and related marine activities. The exhibition is supported by the National Fisheries Development Programme under the KSA Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture. The event is attended by government agencies, private Saudi and foreign companies.

Other news