iKERPAN

iKERPAN (Integrated Kerpan) located at Kuala Kerpan, Kedah is managed by Arca Biru Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary company owned by Blue Archipelago Berhad since January 2008. Previously it was owned and managed by Kedah Aquaculture Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between state government and federal government.

Under the management of Arca Biru Sdn Bhd and Blue Archipelago Berhad, iKERPAN has been transformed into fully integrated aquaculture park that consists of grow out ponds, hatchery and processing plant. Currently iKERPAN has received various certifications from competentlocal and international agency such as Skim Pensijilan Ladang Akuakultur Malaysia (SPLAM), Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), Global Trust Certifications, HALAL and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP). In November 2011, iKERPAN processing plant received the approval to export shrimps to the European countries.

Today iKERPAN employed more than 420 workers where 95% is from the local community hence improving their economic conditions. The 367.28ha farm has 190 culture ponds that produced 3,660MT Pacific White Shrimps (penaeus vannamei) per annum and a hatchery capable of producing 300 million post larvae per year. Whereas the processing plant is capable to process 15MT shrimps per day and exported to various countries such as Japan, US, Canada and Middle East.

 

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