Brisbane Food and Hospitality Show

Peter News

We will be presenting our product at the Brisbane Food and Hospitality Show Sunday 5th and Monday August 6th. Celebrity chef Tim Hollands will be cooking up a Melbourne storm with our mussels at the show.

Peter Lillie with mussels

New leases

Peter News

Last year Bay Sea Farms acquired three more three hectare sites at Flinders in Westernport making our lease holding there mow twelve hectares. We have installed a new mooring to hold a fifty foot vessel and have finally been given the go-ahead to start installing lines and equipment. We will be growing mussels there as well as angasi oysters. This …

native flat angasi oysters

Angasi oysters

Peter News

After a brief hiatus Bay Sea Farms is now back in the production of the native flat oyster-Ostrea Angasi. Although the production of these oysters is still very much in the R & D phase we believe that after the current trials of a number of new cultivation methods we will be able to produce a consistent supply of a …

New refrigerated truck

Peter News

We are proud to announce the arrival of our 8 pallet refrigerated truck from UD trucks and Ausco truck bodies. The truck is fitted with a Tranzfreeze TU E 19 chiller unit with three phase standby. This along with our large capacity coolrooms allow us to rapidly chill our mussels to approximately 3 degrees C and to maintain that temperature …

Export accreditation!

Peter News

Bay Sea Farms processing plant at 21 Bennetts Road Mornington has now been approved for export. This in conjunction with our harvest area’s export approval allows us to send our produce overseas. This will enable us to continue the expansion of our mussel production to lead to full utilisation our large sea-lease resources.

Mussels in Chilli Tomato Sauce

Peter Recipes

Heat oil in a large, deep saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and chilli. Cook, stirring until onion is soft. Add tomato paste and cook for 1 minute. Add finely chopped tomato, lemon rind, lemon juice, sugar and wine to pan. Stir until well combined. Increase heat to high. Bring sauce to the boil. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer, …

Murray the Mussel

Peter News

Murray is an Australian Blue Mussel that is determined to bust the long held myth that mussels that don’t open are no good to eat.