Yumbah Aquaculture: Farming a pricey seafood treat bags export award

First published on The Weekly Times online on 26 January 2018. Click here to read the full article.   THE largest abalone producer in the Southern Hemisphere, which has an onshore farm at Bicheno, has taken home a national agribusiness award. Yumbah Aquaculture, a company with a turnover of $25 million, won its first national […]

Progress on rebuilding oyster industry

First published on Port Lincoln Times online on 29 January 2018. Click here to read full article. There was some good news for local oyster growers last week with the announcement of a $750,000 expansion to the Yumbah oyster hatchery – including a $250,000 boost from the state Regional Development Fund – which will allow the […]


$250,000 STATE GOVERNMENT GRANT TO ASSIST $750,000 HATCHERY UPGRADE A joint venture of Yumbah Aquaculture and Cameron of Tasmania to produce and increase oyster spat supplies in South Australia will deliver 12 new jobs in a $750,000 upgrade of its Port Lincoln oyster hatchery. After a devastating outbreak of Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) in […]

Yumbah Aquaculture scoops first national export award

Yumbah Aquaculture – a geographically diverse company focused on growing premium abalone – has taken out the prestigious Agribusiness Award at the 2017 Australian Export Awards (AEA). Now in its 55th year, the AEA is a national program recognising Australian businesses for their export achievements and overall contribution to Australian economic prosperity. The 2017 awards […]

Major abalone facility set to help boost premium Aussie seafood exports to China

First appeared on XINHUA NET on 2 November 2017. Click here to read the full article. SYDNEY, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) — A major Australian producer of abalone, which forms one of the country’s top premium seafood exports to China, opened a new processing plant in South Australia’s state capital Adelaide on Thursday. The facility of Yumbah Aquaculture, […]

Yumbah opens new $1 million South Australian processing facility

Yumbah Aquaculture – the largest abalone producer in the southern hemisphere – has today officially opened its new million dollar Central Processing Facility at Wingfield, South Australia. Opened by The Honorable Leon Bignell MP, South Australia’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, the new facility – initially staffed by 12 full-time employees – will process […]

Abalone business booming on pristine coast

First published in the Warrnambool Standard 18 October 2017. Click here to read the full article. Yumbah Narrawong General Manager Tim Rudge, with Yumbah Director Jonathan Lillie. A south-west abalone farm manager credits the region’s unspoilt coastal environment with some of the success of the booming business. Yumbah Aquaculture Narrawong general manager Tim Rudge said […]

Top prize for abalone exporter

First published in The Portland Observer on 20 October 2017 – click here for the full article. A LOCAL abalone producer has won a prestigious Governor of Victoria Export Award “for outstanding international success.” Yumbah Aquaculture Narrawong general manager Tim Rudge accepted the agribusiness award from Governor Linda Dessau at Government House in Melbourne on […]

Soap, Stocks And Abalone Win Victorian Export Awards

First released by the Minister for Trade and Investment, 17 October 2017. Click here to read the full article. Victoria’s best exporters were acknowledged at the 38th Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEAs), with businesses in digital stock trading, goat soap and abalone each taking home prestigious awards. Pepperstone Group, DPP Pharmaceuticals and Yumbah Aquaculture […]