AWS difference

Australian Wildcatch Seafood is a brand based on the following fundamentals:

AUSTRALIAN

Wild catch fish from Australia

SUSTAINABLE

Sustainable fishing methods in sustainable fisheries

FRESH

Snap frozen onboard

CLEAN PRODUCT

Caught in pristine waters – no farmed fish

HIGH QUALITY

Processed to Australian and world best standards

DIRECT

From the fishing boat to the supermarket to you

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES

Australian Wildcatch Seafood PRODUCT

typical competitors product

FISH HABITAT

100% WILDCATCH – wild caught fish sourced only from clean Australian waters, free from contaminants.

PREDOMINANTLY FARMED – Farmed fish can be contaminated with PCBs, dyes, dioxins, pesticides and more.

ENVIRONMENT QUALITY

PRISTINE – Australia’s waters are amongst the cleanest in the world.

OFTEN POLLUTED – no guarantee of cleanliness of product.

ANTI-BIOTICS / HORMONES USED

NONE – wild caught fish are naturally healthy and are antibiotic free.

STANDARD PRACTICE -antibiotics and hormones are commonly found in farmed fish.

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

STRICTLY MONITORED AND SUSTAINABLE – ensuring ongoing viability of industry.

OFTEN UNREGULATED, UNSUSTAINABLE – some fisheries already fished out

VESSEL CREW

PAID PROFESSIONALS – employed under Australian regulations.

UNPROFESSIONAL / SOMETIMES UNPAID.

FISH HANDLING

MEETS AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS – ensures clean, fresh product.

MINIMAL REGULATORY STANDARDS.

NUMBER OF TIMES FISH IS FROZEN

ONE – AWS choose to snap freeze our product once to maximise freshness.

UP TO 3 TIMES PRIOR TO SALE.

TIME FROM CAUGHT TO FROZEN

8HRS MAXIMUM – onboard processing ensures maximum freshness.

UP TO 3 WEEKS – fish are usually stored onboard in ice and processed on land-based facilities.