The outstanding work of the women and men of the seafood industry was recognised at the 2017 Seafood Industry Awards.

Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the biennial seafood awards are organised by the South Australian Women’s Industry Network (SAWIN) – an affiliated member of the national body, the Women’s Industry Network Seafood Community.

The Awards showcase the SA seafood industry, its value to the State economy, its professionalism and its commitment to supplying some of the finest seafood in the world to local, national and international markets, whilst also celebrating and encouraging industry participants.

Congratulations to Eyre Peninsula winners Port Kenny Hotel, Cleanseas and the ‘Adopt a Beach’ program developed by the Port Lincoln aquaculture industry.

The full list of winners are:

SEAFOOD PRODUCER – Craig Fletcher

PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT  -Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy

BEST SEAFOOD EXPERIENCE – Sammys on the Marina

PROMOTION Adelaide’s – Finest Supermarkets

YOUNG ACHIEVER – Michael Violante (Seafood Works, Newton)

BUSINESS (small) – Port Kenny Hotel

BUSINESS (large)- Cleanseas

SEAFOOD FOR THE FUTURE – Adopt a Beach – Port Lincoln Aquaculture industry

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AWARD –  Expanding marketing opportunities for Rock Lobster – SARDI

LEADERSHIP AWARD – Jeff Wait

PEOPLE’S CHOICE FISH & CHIPS AWARD – Dolphin Fish Shop

FISH & CHIPS AWARD (judged) – The Stunned Mullet

 

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