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The primary focus is to bring into production its proprietary system for processing Raw Half-Shell Mussels which will be a worlds first.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Marine
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded June 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type Other

Company Summary


Offers the shellfish industry an automated technology system to open a raw half-shell product which will be a world's first.
There are a number of key benefit to this system but the draw card is the ability to deliver a premium raw half-shell product to market which will transform the mussel industry.
The technology is under capitalised and remains at prototype stage.


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    Barry Davison

    30 years experience as a skilled engineer ,including project engineering for major food processing initiatives and overseeing multi-million dollar projects in New Zealand and Australia.He previously invented innovative machines to add value in processing carrots and to pack raw fish into cans with high degree of accuracy.Barry's experience in developing innvoative engineering concepts and bringing them into production is a major asset to STL.

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    Alan Gard
    Project Management

    A qualified fishing vessel skipper, Alan has been deeply involved with the fishing industry all his working life. His knowledge of the sector and commercial vision have taken him to industry leadership positions, including the foundation of the NZ Rock Lobster Industry Council. He also launched the export-oriented South Pacific Group, with factories in Tauranga, Wellington and Invercargill. Moving to Picton, he set up the Ocean Pure albacore tuna

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    Richard Rohan Barnett

    Following a professional Rugby League career lasting 12 years, Richard Barnett has successfully launched a number of businesses in the construction and retail sectors. In recent years he has been involved
    in the start-up of a retail wet fish market in Auckland, which called for close attention to quality control and supply line logistics. He is also the master franchisor of a retail fish and chip delicatessen,where he looks after the supply line

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    Gerard Petersen

    An experienced Retailer with a great Business knowledge base and this will be beneficial to STL.
    Executive Director
    The warehouse Ltd 1887-1996
    Managing Director/Owner
    The Number One Shoe Warehouse Limited. 2001-2009
    Managing Director
    Factor2u Limited
    2009 -present


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    Andrew Lemalu
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    Rosalind Usherwood