Recent tasting of Huon Aquaculture salmon in Ho Chi Minh City hailed as great success, Roger Hanson, Mercury Newspaper, 10 May 2016.

An edited extract of the original article, including a reference to Auscham Member Rob Joseph, is reproduced below.

VIETNAM is being courted by a major Tasmanian salmon producer in a bid to tap into its burgeoning high-end tourist and local middle-class markets.

Hobart Sai Gon Trading co-director Robert Joseph said a recent tasting of Huon Aquaculture salmon in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city, had been a resounding success. Tasmanian produce was showcased to 30 chefs, restaurateurs and five-star hoteliers.

“It is virtually impossible to get fresh Tasmanian salmon in Vietnam. We know that the Tasmanian brand is being increasingly recognised and respected overseas as a reflection of our established clean, fresh and safe produce,” Mr Joseph said.

“This event was a natural progression to build on that growing reputation”…

 

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