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VIDEO: Singapore barramundi makes the menu at high-end Boston restaurant

The company has high expectations for the US market.

Barramundi supplier Kuhlbarra worked with Henry Funes of Columbus Hospitality Group and Marcy Bemiller of Candor Seafood to successfully get Kuhlbarra brand barramundi on the menu at Boston's Ostra restaurant.

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The product is doing so well, Joep Staarman, managing director of Kuhlbarra told IntraFish, that Ostra is keeping it on the menu after the show.

Barramundi producer battles the odds

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The company has high hopes for the US market and said it believes annual sales of the barramundi it farms could surge to 6 million kg a year by 2019 from about 500,000 kg of fish last year, reports The Strait Times.

It intends to export around 20,000 kg a month to the US market by the end of this year.

Barramundi Asia has inked a partnership agreement with seafood exporter Sano Seafood and began shipping to the United States last month.

The total production capacity of its two fish farms in Singapore is 6 million kg a year.

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This video was first published in our Boston show blog.

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