The New Zealand aquaculture industry has a goal of
reaching an export value of $1bn by 2025 and Sanford’s 210 aquaculture farms
form an increasingly important part of our business, as well as making positive
contributions to local communities. The farms are located across New Zealand
and are managed using sustainable practices to help protect our stunning marine
Sanford is the largest producer of Greenshell Mussels in New
Zealand, with the majority of our integrated farming, harvesting and processing operations
based in the pristine Marlborough Sounds, where the constant tidal flow
provides ideal growing conditions.
Our farms in the cold, clear, southern waters of Big Glory
Bay produce Bluff Oysters for local and export markets. These delicacies grow
extremely fast and are prized for their smooth, sweet and delicate taste.
Our King Salmon are hatched in the snow-fed glaciers of New
Zealand’s Southern Alps. They then grow to maturity in the cool, clean waters
of Stewart Island, before being harvested and processed in Bluff for airfreight
fresh, or deep-frozen for shipping.