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Barramundi, a High Omega-3, Eco-friendly, Farmed Fish

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Have you tried barramundi?  It's the hot new fish, popular for its high omega-3 content, sustainable farming and fishing methods, and its wonderfully light, buttery taste.  It is a sushi-grade Australian fish that is related to bass. 

If you've been of the impression that farmed fish is an inferior option to wild caught, please join us as we chat with Australis CEO Josh Goldman to learn more about his Massachusetts farming operation.  You'll be surprised!

Josh Goldman is an internationally recognized leader in the sustainable seafood movement, with over 25 years of experience pioneering smart aquaculture and fishing practices. Joshhas spoken extensively in the US and abroad, and has served on government and industry panels including the National Marine Fisheries Service, the US Department of Agriculture and the Seafood Choices Alliance.  He has also worked in conjunction with numerous NGOs and foundations including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Chefs Collaborative, Environmental Defense and the David Suzuki foundation. Goldman has consulted widely on the environmental performance of aquaculture operations and holds numerous patents.

 As the founder and CEO of Australis Aquaculture, Josh spearheaded the introduction of Barramundi as a ‘Hot Culinary Trend’ and breakthrough sustainable species.  The company’s greener ways of farming have been recognized by all of the major seafood guides and is credited with helping to usher in a new era of responsible aquaculture.

Goldman has won numerous international awards, including the Australian Sustainable Company of the Year Award for the Environment, the International Food Technologies’ (IFF) Boloffi award for Most Innovative Food Production Technology,and the prestigious Seafood Choices Alliance’s “Seafood Champion” award.