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Manar Thon is a company of Group Rached Horchani.  

Its activities are based on three axes:

-Factory production of canned tuna,
-Factory production of canned sardines,
-Factory producing fish meal and fish oil.

Creation date: 1983
Legal form: SA
Capital: 5,800,000 DT
Commercial Labels: El Manar, Oscar, Rais.

ManarThon also has:

-500 employees

-A new ultra modern factory of 13,000 m2 covered near the Port of Zarzis (Tunisia) commenced production in August 2005.
-Daily processing capacity of 60 tons / day (50T / 10T and Tuna / Sardine)
-Refrigeration capacity:
-Cold room (O ° C): 5 T
-Storage chamber (-18 ° C): 3500 T
-Freezing tunnel: 12 T / 12-hour cycle
A range of 15 canned products:
-Fish oil
A leading position on the Tunisian market (with a market share of 60% according to estimates)
Net export growth (Algeria, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Africa, Japan, Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro,  France , Jordan, Syria, Dominican Republic, Poland).

Tradition, Flavors and know-how

Since 1983, ManarThon has been striving to combine 1st quality fish and know-how.
Our manufacturing is a mixture of once traditional methods and ultra modern manufacturing processes.

A great part of the work is hand-made by our workers, following an ancestral and irreplaceable expertise, thus ensuring a faultless quality.

Such quality is also the result of our raw material: fish and first quality oil.
ManarThon is committed to your health
A strict application of international health standards, which guarantees the preservation of the nutritional properties as well as of their original flavor.

  • Virgin olive oil
  • High nutritive value (Omega 3...)
  • Product traceability  
  • Strict compliance to the cold chain.
The particularly innovative ManarThon factory is undoubtedly a jewel of the Tunisian food processing industry.
According to an investigation report on Tuna consumers in Tunisia (Sigma Conseil - July 2005), one of  ManarThon strengths is the trust resource the Tunisian consumer, a tuna connoisseur since ages, has entrusted us with.
Expertise and flavors are the values we live by, so that we can provide the consumers with the best of fish with all its nutritive values.
As attested by some statistical references :
  • Top Of Mind (usually correlated to market share) : 66,6%
  • Spontaneous awareness: 82,1%
  • Prompted awareness : 97,1 %
  • Consumers best brand mark : 73,1 %
  • Coming purchase : 74,7%

Production sites ManarThon:

-Canning of tuna and sardines : Road Jerba KM 5. 4170 Zarzis - Tunisia
-Factory of flour and fish oil : Road Jerba KM 5. 4170 Zarzis - Tunisia

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Factory Information

Road Jerba KM 5. 4170 Zarzis - Tunisia

10000 sqm to 250000 sqm






ISO 9001: 2008 ISO 22000: 2005

OEM Service Offered ,Design Service Offered,Buyer Label Offered

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50 - 100 Million USD

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Mr. Haithem MHIDHI



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