Here at Australis, we continually ask how we can create large-scale change through ocean farming. One way: The Better Fish® Barramundi you know and love. Another way: Greener Grazing, a new project with the potential to counter climate change. This post was originally published by Josh Goldman, Australis Founder & CEO, on GreenerGrazing.org. A couple… Continue reading Australis Launches Greener Grazing Project
Chef Stephen Phelps Puts the Ocean Front and Center
As the owner and chef of the acclaimed Indigenous in Sarasota, Florida, Stephen Phelps is all too aware of the challenges facing our oceans. An award-winning chef, sustainable seafood policy advocate, Chef’s Collaborative community leader, Seafood Watch Blue Ribbon Task Force member, Chefs Move to Schools volunteer, and recreational fisherman, chef Stephen Phelps truly does it… Continue reading Chef Stephen Phelps Puts the Ocean Front and Center
A New Chapter for Australis
The world has changed a lot since we first introduced barramundi 14 years ago. It was, and remains, a great time to introduce a new fish to the world. Back then, the sustainable seafood movement was just starting to gain momentum and progressive chefs were on the lookout for innovative products that embodied a new… Continue reading A New Chapter for Australis
Seafood Mislabeling: Let’s Solve the Real Problem
The Wall Street Journal recently published an informative article that explores the ongoing problem of seafood mislabeling. But the data on mislabeling—up to 87% of snapper was found to be mislabeled—reveals a deeper problem that isn’t just about faulty processes, deception, or negligence. The root of the problem may actually have a lot more to… Continue reading Seafood Mislabeling: Let’s Solve the Real Problem
So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer?
So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer? As aquaculture becomes an increasingly important part of the food system, the idea of raising fish on land using recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) has come to hold considerable interest for many people. Some people possess an admirable desire to contribute to society by raising food in a… Continue reading So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer?
Why Barramundi is the “It” Fish
Barramundi may not be as popular as salmon or tuna yet, but we think this “it” fish will be. Today, three billion people around the globe depend on seafood as their primary protein source. Some scientists predict that the rising population and poor management of our oceans won’t be able to support the growing demand by 2048.… Continue reading Why Barramundi is the “It” Fish
“Hope for the Future” — New York Times
New York Times Calls Australis Barramundi “Hope for the Future” of Fish “We choose barramundi as a kind of hope for the future. An American company with operations in Vietnam, called Australis, is growing this white-fleshed fish in a way that minimizes escapes, reduces environmental impacts and makes for a better, safer product.” — Paul… Continue reading “Hope for the Future” — New York Times