the benefits of working with us

Global Sourcing

The seafood industry is all about repeat business and Mardon enjoy the benefits of many long term relationships around the globe, providing our valued partners with a reliable and professional service. As markets develop and new species are introduced, Mardon are perfectly positioned to remain at the forefront of changing trends.

Technical Support

Mardon gained a world first in 2014 as the first to gain BRC certification for agents and brokers and are proud to have this certification which showcases our technical strengths. Mardon Qingdao who are upholding the same standards received the second certificate for this certification.

We employ specialist technical staff to ensure compliance with customer specifications and requirements for hygiene, traceability, sustainability, environment and auditing.

Knowledge of market

Each country possesses its own distinct nuances and market characteristics. Through decades of hard work operating at the sharp end of the frozen fish export industry, our Mardon team possess genuine and effective market knowledge and expertise.

Duties & quotas

We track the quotas. If anything changes, for example a quota runs out or the duty rate alters, we won’t change our contracts, we honour our original agreements.

Financial Protection

We understand the need for flexible payment solutions – therefore we allow for negotiable payment terms. We pay upfront for raw materials and give extended payment terms to our partners.

Risk Reduction

We shoulder the risks so others don’t have to. Such risk may entail sudden market changes or exchange rate movements, transport problems or Port Health issue.


Our logistics department arranges all required documents; health and catch certificates, bills of lading, invoices etc. All documentation must be correct otherwise goods risk being denied entry at port.


Mardon endeavours to uphold all international and ethical standards. We strive to combat illegal and overfishing by maintaining our traceability IUU catch certificate system programme. We are also members of the Marine Stewardship Council.

Stock Holding

Mardon will ship full containers and hold in EU coldstores for customers to ‘drawdown’ from in smaller quantities over a period of time.

Our ethical strength

Mardon has an ethical policy and trades legally, fairly and honestly with all parties. We work within IUU Fishing requirements: Regulation (EC) No 1005/2008. For a copy please contact us directly.


Our responsibility to the environment includes being compliant with the Consumer Information Obligation; in order to meet this, we provide information detailing recycling advice and guidance for our customers, including how and where to recycle, a guide to recycling symbols and top recycling tips. The overall aim is ensuring our customers are aware of their recycling responsibilities and have the correct information to become more environmentally friendly, in the home and work-place, all of which is focused around the traditional waste hierarchy principles of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. This information is available via the following link: