Blue Harvest

Supply Update – What’s Fresh?

PRAWNS
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Crystal Bay Banana prawns have grown strongly over the past month and are now being harvested fresh twice a week. We expect them to be available for the next 4-6 weeks.
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Crystal Bay Tiger prawns growth has been slower than expected, with fresh likely to commence in early-mid November.
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Gold Coast Tiger Prawns from the Mossman farm also likely to commence fresh harvests in mid-November. Fresh pricing for the November and Christmas periods are now available from your Account Manager.
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Continue below for oysters, shellfish and finfish…

Supply Update – What’s Fresh?

PRAWNS xxx Crystal Bay Banana prawns have grown strongly over the past month and are now being harvested fresh twice a week. We expect them to be available for the next 4-6 weeks. xxx Crystal Bay Tiger prawns growth has been slower than expected, with fresh likely to commence in early-mid November. xxx Gold Coast Tiger Prawns from the Mossman farm also likely to commence fresh harvests in mid-November. Fresh pricing for the November and Christmas periods are now available from your Account Manager. xxx Continue below for oysters, shellfish and finfish...

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Supply Update – What’s Fresh?

PRAWNS XXX Seafarms have finished harvesting of the current crop of Crystal Bay tigers and Crystal Bay bananas. There are no fresh prawns available until the next crop of tigers are harvest ready towards the beginning of October. XXX We expect that fresh Crystal Bay tiger supply will continue through until late October, followed by harvesting of fresh Crystal Bay banana prawns through November before Crystal Bay tigers start again in late November through Christmas and New Year. xxxx Continue below for oysters, shellfish and finfish...

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Supply Update – What’s Fresh?

PRAWNSSeafarms will commence harvesting of fresh cooked Crystal Bay tiger prawns from Friday 11th August and we will have a strong supply of 16-20/lb and 10-15/lb grades through until the end of August. Crystal Bay banana prawns will also continue until approximately the end of August, though as we are approaching the end of this current crop supply is now very limited. xxxx Following completion of the above crops in late August, we are currently anticipating a period of no supply of 4-5 weeks until our next crop of Crystal Bay tigers reaches optimal harvest size. During this time, Seafarms processing operations will undergo annual maintenance as well as the installation of a new grader. xxxx Looking further ahead, Seafarms and GCMA Mossman are now fully stocked with tiger prawns for Christmas supply and growth is tracking well to date. We will continue to provide updates on these crops as they progress through their growout. xxxx Continue below for oysters, shellfish and finfish...

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Supply Update – What’s Fresh?

PRAWNSWe have a good supply of fresh cooked 21-30/lb and 16-20/lb Crystal Bay Banana prawns now through until late August. The prawns are growing well and have hit harvestable size ahead of expectations. Crystal Bay banana prawn Point of Sale promotional kits are now available for customers to distribute – please ask us for these. xxxx Fresh cooked Crystal Bay Tigers have finished now with production expected to resume around October. xxxx Preparation for Tiger Prawn stocking for Christmas is currently underway at Seafarm and Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture Mossman sites. xxxx Continue below for oysters, shellfish and finfish...

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Supply Update – What’s Fresh?

PRAWNS xxxx Fresh tiger and banana prawn supply this year for Easter is looking very weak and will be significantly less than what was available for the same period in 2016. A combination of the loss of product from the Logan River region, and very hot water temperatures in North QLD have combined to leave our current supply levels at historical lows. xxxx Continued below...

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Sydney Rock versus Pacific Oysters – Size Comparison

It is a common misconception that Pacific Oysters are much larger in size than Sydney Rock Oysters. It is true that Pacific Oysters grow faster and can reach impressive sizes such as Grande (400g+), however when comparing the standard size grades of Pacific and Sydney Rock Oysters, the size difference is actually quite minimal. The chart below shows the average sizes within the standard size grades for both species and shows that Sydney Rock Oysters really do measure up where it counts.

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