History



Establishment

Chrisfish Danmark was founded in 1962 by the local fisherman, Christian E. Bertelsen. Christian landed his catches in the English port of Grimsby, where he experienced a great demand for Danish fish. He therefore decided to start up his own fish export company, selling "Chris' Danish fish to England" – hence the name; Chrisfish Danmark.
 

Development

Since its founding in 1962, Chrisfish Danmark has continuously grown and has established offices at various locations in the northern part of Denmark. Today we have approx. 50 employees and from our local offices we sell our products to a long range of European countries.
 

Timeline from 1962 to today
 

1962
Chrisfish Danmark is founded by Christian E. Bertelsen


1963

2nd generation steps in: Christian E. Bertelsen's son Ole Bertelsen takes over the management of Chrisfish Danmark

1967
Chrisfish Danmark opens a new sales office in Hanstholm

1995
The sales office in Hanstholm is transformed into a subsidiary by the name Chrisfish Hanstholm ApS (50% owned by 6 partners and 50% owned by Chrisfish Danmark A/S)

1997
Creation of a new purchase and production branch in Hirtshals

1997
3rd generation steps in: Ole Bertelsen's eldest son, Niels-Erik Bertelsen takes over the management of Chrisfish Danmark

2007
Relocation of Chrisfish Danmark's shrimp production from Fiskerihavnsgade in Frederikshavn to a newly built factory at Nordhavnsvej in Frederikshavn