Top 5 Largest Shrimp Exporters in India – Best Seafood Exporting Indian Companies

Here is the list of Top 5 Largest Shrimp Exporters in India. These are Best Seafood Exporting Indian Companies. Seafood industry has been quick to realize India’s rich marine resources and the global demand. The main products of them are Shrimp and Prawn. All are confused with these two item, they thinks that these products are the same. But there are some differences between these two items. 




  • Shrimp have lamellar (or plate-like) gills, and claws on two pairs of their legs.
  • Shrimp are smaller than prawns.
  • They are marine creature
  • Prawns have branching gills, claws on three pairs of their legs.
  • Prawns are larger than Shrimps
  • They live strictly in fresh water.

Shrimps are rich in nutrition and fibres, which is a good source of iron, magnesium and phosphorus. These type of  shrimps are mainly used in Restaurant, Household and Mess. It can be grilled, broiled, fried, or steamed, and can be cooked with the shell on or off. This crispy and crunchy shrimps are highly demanded. 


South Indian States blessed with long coastline. The sea shore along this states provides fresh, high quality catch, leading to extensive exports. Other than capturing from sea, they are specially grown in farms. USA  is the largest importer of aquaculture products in the world. All Exporters of aquaculture products strategically focus on the market of USA. Here is the list of the most famous 5 Shrimp Exporters in India. 

1. Anjaneya Sea Foods

Anjaneya Sea Foods is one of the top most exporters of shrimps in India. They starts their business of Shrimps exports in Andra Pardesh in the year 1996. They produce both Black Tiger and Vannamei shrimps.

The hatchery of them has a capacity of around 300 million PL. Their shrimp cultivation sperads in an area of 250 hectares. The processing facility includes Plate Freezers, Blast Freezer, IQF and Cold Storage of 1200 tonnes capacity.


Products: Black Tiger and Vannamei like Head-on shrimp, Headless shell-on shrimp, Easy peel shrimp,Peeled Deveined Tail-on/off shrimp, Peeled Deveined and Tail-on butterfly shrimp. 

2. Nekkanti Sea Foods Ltd

Nekkanti Sea Foods Ltd started its operation in the year 1985 in Kakinada. It is one of the largest exporter of seafood from India. They comes in the exporting business with integrated facilities of Hatcheries, Aqua Farms and State-of-the-Art Process Plants.

They have 2 processing plants One is situated in Visakhapatanam and the other is Ravulapalem. The activities of that plants are Processing, Freezing and Storage. Nekkanti exports frozen shrimp mainly to the European Countries and United States of America. Besides, the company exports to other countries such as South Africa, Canada, Japan, U.A.E. Thailand, Egypt and Fiji Islands.


Aquaculture Products: Vannamei: Headon Shellon, Headless EZ.Peel, Peeled Deveined Tailoff, Headless Shellon, and Butterfly Shellon.
Black Tiger: Headon Shellon, Headless EZ.Peel, Butterfly Shellon, Peeled Deveined Tailoff, Peeled Deveined Tailon, Headless Shellon
Wild Caught Products: Sea Tiger Headon Shellon, Headless Shellon
White Headon Shellon, Headless Shellon
Pink Headless Shellon, Peeled Deveined Tailon

3. Sagar Grandhi Exports Pvt Ltd

Sagar Grandhi Exports Pvt Ltd is one of the famous Shrimp manufacturing company. They started their business in the year 2007. It is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

They engaged in the Manufacturing of IQF Prawns and wholesaling of Basa Fish Fillet and IQF Prawns of all sizes. The annual turn over this company is Rs. 25 crore to Rs. 50 Crore. They engaged in offering a comprehensive range of Small Frozen Shrimp.



Fish Fillet Basa Fish Fillet, Pangasius Fish Fillet, Basa Fillet
Fresh Prawn Fresh Water Prawn, Raw Peeled Prawn, Sea Tiger Prawn, Tiger Shirm
Fresh Shrimp Fresh Frozen Shrimp, Frozen Shrimp Tail On
Frozen Small Prawn Vannamei Prawns
Frozen Prawn Frozen IQF Prawns
Frozen Shrimp IQF 40/45 Per Kg Prawns (Big Size Prawns)
Small Frozen Shrimp Small Frozen Shrimp

4. Sai Marine Exports Pvt Ltd

Sai Marine Exports Pvt Ltd is a leading exporter of sea foods, prawns, shrimps. It was established in the year 1994. The company is located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. They exports quality shrimp that meets the buyer’s tastes and standards.

They has a fully equipped, modern processing unit that produces and exports quality shrimp. The products of them are  Head less Shel- on, Peeled Deveined (Tail On/Tail Off) , Cooked Tail-on, tail-off. Their brands are Raw Sai, Cooked Sai, Bay Star and Sai Aqua.



Products: Seafood, Prawn, Shrimps, Head less Shel- on, Peeled Deveined (Tail On/Tail Off) , Cooked Tail-on, tail-off

5. Apex Frozen Foods Pvt Ltd

Apex Frozen Foods Pvt Ltd is an integrated exporters and manufacturers of shelf stable quality aquaculture products. The companies processing facility is located at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. They produce two shrimps model Whiteleg shrimp and Black Tiger Shrimp. The Company’s total cultivable shrimp farming land as of today is 1,032 acres. 

This company not only spreads in India but also spread across the developed markets of USA, UK and various European countries. The operations of them includes hatchery, farming, pre-processing, processing and exporting of aquaculture products. They have the capacity to process approximately over 9,240 MTPA of finished products.


Products: Black Tiger Shrimp, White Shrimp


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