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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 1512


  • Section: D - Manufacturing
  • Division: 15 - Manufacture of food products and beverages
  • Group: 151 - Production, processing and preservation of meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, oils and fats
  • Class: 1512 - Processing and preserving of fish and fish products

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- preparation and preservation of fish, crustaceans and molluscs: freezing, deep-freezing, drying, smoking, salting, immersing in brine, canning etc.
- manufacture of fish, crustacean and mollusc products: cooked fish, fish fillets, roes, caviar, caviar substitutes etc.
- manufacture of prepared fish dishes
- manufacture of fishmeal for human consumption or animal feed
- manufacture of meals and solubles from fish and other aquatic animals unfit for human consumption

This class also includes:
- activities of vessels engaged only in the processing and preserving of fish

This class excludes:
- activities of vessels engaged both in fishing, and in processing and preserving of fish, see 0501
- processing of whales on land or specialized vessels, see 1511
- production of oils and fats from marine material, see 1514
- manufacture of fish soups, see 1549

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