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Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture (GCMA) is one of the largest Black Tiger Prawn farming companies in Australia with an annual production capacity of ≈ 800 tonnes.

The original farm was founded on Cane land at the mouth of the Logan River, South East Queensland by Noel Herbst in 1986; it remains a family owned business.

The prawns are marketed as Gold Coast Tiger Prawns; they are one of Australia’s most recognised prawns having won Gold Medals in 2021, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010 and 2009 (also 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002) at Sydney’s Royal Fine Food Show. 

Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture was also a finalist for the esteemed President's Medal which showcases the most innovative agricultural producers in Australia.  

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Gold Coast Tiger Prawns Nominated for RAS Presidents Medal 2019

Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture’s is one of six nominations for the RAS Presidents Medal 2019, this follows their success being awarded Champion Prawn (Aquaculture).

The judging process begins with the 5,000 products that are submitted to the Sydney Royal Wine, Dairy and Fine Food Shows each year. From those products the Show Champions are chosen, and the Wine, Dairy and Fine Food Committees select six of those Champions as finalists who are in the running for the President’s Medal.

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