PESMAR (Pescados y Mariscos del Caribe S.A. de C.V.) Progreso, Yucatán, México

and its’ exclusive United States importer and distributor


St. Bernard, Louisiana, USA

PESMAR and MAYALAND produce and distribute wild-caught fresh and frozen fish and shellfish from the Caribbean and fresh and pasteurized crabmeat from both the Gulf and Pacific Coasts of Mexico. A wide variety of fish and shellfish is processed at PESMAR’s modern, SQF/GFSI certified 10000 sq. ft. facility in the heart of the Yucatan’s fish district. Crabmeat is processed at PESMAR’s SQF/GFSI certified state-of-the-art plant adjacent to the Bay of Campeche and the turquoise waters of the southern Gulf of Mexico. For all of PESMAR’s products, guaranteed consistent quality, long shelf life, and on-time delivery are standard.

PESMAR and MAYALAND service export markets in the U.S., Europe and Asia. International transportation is convenient to PESMAR’s facilities. For fresh products, air transport to most major U.S. cities and foreign hubs is available from Cancun and Merida. For frozen products, reliable ocean transport is available from the Port of Progresso.

In addition to direct exports from Mexico, inventories of some of our products are maintained in conveniently located cold storage facilities in the U.S.


All fish and shellfish that we offer are and wild-caught and line-caught. Our long history with the Progresso fleet and our emphasis on day-boats ensures that we receive the pick of the catch. Also, our meticulous handling and packing procedures result in a shelf life that greatly exceeds the industry norm. Fish are available whole fresh, whole frozen, fresh fillets, vacuum packaged frozen fillets, Octopus are available fresh and frozen.


Pesmar’s SQF/GFSI certified plant is unique in providing high quality pasteurized crabmeats from both the Gulf and Pacific coasts of Mexico – Campeche Bay brand from the Bay of Campeche and Mayaland brand from the Gulf of Tehuantepec. Both products are nearly shell-free with exacting specifications and available year-round.

Campeche Bay brand crabmeat has the sweet, delicate flavor and texture of the true Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus. Pesmar is the founding sponsor in The Campeche Crab Fisheries Improvement Project, a private/government partnership that strives to ensure the vitality of the local crab resource into the future. Campeche Bay brand crabs are harvested exclusively from the coastal waters within the projects purview. Campeche Bay brand crabmeat enjoys the distinction of being the only true Blue Crab product sourced under a Fisheries Improvement Project and processed in an SQF certified facility. Campeche Bay brand product presentations are: Jumbo Lump, Super Lump, Lump, Claw and Cocktail Fingers. Custom pack arrangements are available for fresh crabmeat steamed under pressure as well as pasteurized in 401diameter metal cans and 401 and 307 diameter plastic cups.

Mayaland brand is processed from two similar species of crab from Mexico’s Pacific Coast, Callinectes bellicosus and Callinectes arcuatus. The meat from these crabs is preferred by some customers for its’ firmer texture and more intense flavor. The crabs are harvested from the coastal waters of the Gulf of Tehuantepec and transported to Pesmar’s SQF certified processing plant in Campeche. Mayaland brand product presentations are Jumbo Lump, Super Lump, Lump, Claw and Cocktail Fingers. Custom pack arrangements are available for fresh crabmeat steamed under pressure as well as pasteurized in 401 diameter metal cans and 401 and 307 plastic cups.


Pesmar facilities in Mexico
Mayaland Seafood, U.S.A.
Phone: +52 (969) 935 3500 +52 (969) 934 4119
Email direccion@pesmar.com.mx