Come join us for good foods @ Palm Beach Farmers’ Market🍍🍋🍉🥐🍎Sat. 11 Nov. 2023
PRAWN SEASON NOW OPEN IN SE QUEENSLAND
Why wait until Christmas or Easter to enjoy the sweet taste and good times that go with our fresh local product? There is much to celebrate with Queensland prawns – whether it’s summer, winter, a birthday, a 10th anniversary or a second date. Because it’s pay day or just a great day, Queensland prawns can be enjoyed year round.
A platter of prawns may seem indulgent, but prawns are not just delicious, they’re nutritious, so it’s a good thing to dive in – High protein, low fat, zero carbs.
Prawns are a good source of protein and are low in fat. They are also a good source of Omega 3 EPA + DHA. You can also get your daily dose of Magnesium, phosphorous and iodine. Iodine is necessary for normal cognitive function.
Sustainability is more than just ensuring prawns are only fished during prawn season so they remain abundant. It’s also about the impact on connected ecosystems from sea to final serve.
Ensuring Abundant Stocks
Australia’s fisheries are carefully managed to be sustainable. Scientists set the limits and the fishers catch within those – and often much less. Fishing effort is controlled, monitored and constantly cross checked by a number of authorities to ensure Australian fisheries are amongst the best managed in the world. Bycatch reduction devices, such as TED – or turtle exclusion devices have been mandatory for well over a decade, and reduced the incidence of accidental turtle capture by 99%.
All trawl fisheries in Australia comply with the Federal EPBC Act.