The Israel-based company, Pure Blue Fish, plans to establish a yellowtail kingfish RAS farm in Orangeburg County, US. The more than $28.1 million investment will create 82 new jobs.
Located at Matthews Industrial Park in Orangeburg, $28.1 million Pure Blue Fish’s South Carolina operations will serve as a production and packaging facility. The company’s new facility is expected to be completed by 2022.
“All of us at Pure Blue Fish appreciate the time, effort and interest that the South Carolina Department of Commerce, SC Power Team, Tri-County Cooperative and the Orangeburg County Development Commission have offered to assist us at this location. We are looking forward to a long working relationship,” said Pure Blue Fish US, co-founder and CEO, Nimrod Litvak.