FSAA Hall of Fame Alumni

Harry Peters

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Inducted 2017

With more than 50 years’ experience in the seafood industry, Harry Peters is an industry veteran.


Harry began his Seafood career with South African multinational Irvin and Johnson. He moved quickly up the ladder, becoming a Director of the company within 8 years. He left in 1978 to help establish a new business, All States Frozen Foods and to focus on what was to become a lifelong passion, the development of new and innovative products.

 

With more than 50 years’ experience in the seafood industry, Harry Peters is an industry veteran.


Harry began his Seafood career with South African multinational Irvin and Johnson. He moved quickly up the ladder, becoming a Director of the company within 8 years. He left in 1978 to help establish a new business, All States Frozen Foods and to focus on what was to become a lifelong passion, the development of new and innovative products.


In 1984, Harry took the bold step of start his own company and Marine Product Marketing was established. Harry has continued his goal of bringing new products to market, with the introduction of several ‘firsts’ including: Harry is also a member, and has served on many important industry bodies, amongst them: • Current Vice Chairman of the Seafood Importers Association of Australia. • Previous foundation member of the FRDC Fish Naming committee selection panel. • Member of the AQIS Imported Food Consultative committee. • Member of the AQIS Imported Food Active Surveillance working group committee. Harry was awarded member of the Order of Australia in the Honor’s List Queens Birthday 2005