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BUSINESS OPERATIONS

  • FREMANTLE SARDINE CO.
  • BREAKSEA HOLDINGS PTY LTD trading as MENDOLIA SEAFOODS
  • MENDOLIA FISHING CO.

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES

  • FISH PROCESSING
  • PURSE SEINE FISHING
  • CRAYFISHING

FAMILY BACKGROUND

Francolino Mendolia and his wife Rosa arrived in Fremantle from Sicily early in the 1950’s. They begun fishing the abundant waters around the port city almost immediately.

Frank and Rosa have 6 children; Enza, Jim, Nella, Carmelo, Franca and Aldo.

BUSINESS OVERVIEW

For two main reasons it has been a long held dream of Frank’s to establish an anchovy/sardine processing works in Fremantle. The first is that almost from day one which began operation in June 1988.