Exporter ships 18 tonnes of salmon out of Canberra Airport
PakFresh our accredited export partner accelerated its business at Canberra Airport with a shipment of 16 tonnes of Atlantic Salmon leaving for Singapore in November. This is the first shipment this large to leave Canberra Airport for Asia.
“Although this fish originated in Tasmania, it’s setting the tone for Canberra as an accredited export freight terminal,” says Nathan Beven, owner of PakFresh. “We also have some great regional exporters scheduled to ship products internationally in the coming weeks and into the new year.”
Pak Fresh Handling handles 100% of local South Australian perishable exports to Singapore, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai and Doha. They specialise in rural and regional trade, and together with Canberra Airport, they hope to grow a thriving export operation for regional, economic development.
“The ACT region has world-class wine, produce, seafood and meats. We want the airport to become a key export hub for the region,” says Michael Thomson, Head of Aviation, Canberra Airport. “We are very excited about the progress PakFresh has made and look forward to supporting their work to help grow our regional economy.”