Yumbah Aquaculture has taken home gold for the second year in a row at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Competition, with the company's prized winning premium abalone further securing the company's position as an aquaculture leader.
The results announced on February 22, 2021 revealed two gold medals, one bronze and the overall category winner of 'Other Farmed Aquaculture Product' for Yumbah.
Yumbah farms abalone on Kangaroo Island, as well as Port Lincoln, South Australia and in Portland, Victoria.
The annual food show, hosted by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, sets the benchmark for industry excellence and underpins Australia's agricultural performance ensuring a viable and prosperous future for rural communities.
The competition covers a wide variety of products from branded meat, specialty foods, pasta, smallgoods and charcuterie, through to aquaculture.
Yumbah Aquaculture director Anthony Hall said winning the award for the second consecutive year demonstrates Yumbah's commitment and passion for delivering the highest quality of produce.
"Each year, the best of the best enter the Sydney Royal Fine Food Competition. It is an honour for Yumbah to be recognised as a leader in the aquaculture industry, among such a high calibre of Australian producers," Mr Hall said.
"The award is a real testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in delivering fresh, delicious and sustainably cultured abalone.
"Our people love what they do, and this award recognises and celebrates their efforts."