John Susman

Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Legend

With over 25 years of experience across the food industry, John Susman is best known for his intimate knowledge of all things seafood.

Having experience that includes owning and operating seafood catching, processing and distribution businesses throughout Australia, marketing Australian seafood product across the globe and consulting to the Seafood Industry and Government agencies around the world, John’s experience is unique in the seafood business.


His philosophy of working from the plate to the water highlights his focus on the eating and enjoyment of seafood.

John is a partner in a specialist seafood consultancy, FISHTALES, and is also the Head Judge of the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Aquaculture Competition at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.

With a global network of mates who are best in class fishermen, fishmongers, chefs, retailers and restaurateurs; and a manic love for every aspect of food, John is equally passionate in sharing his knowledge of fresh seafood and food trends with anyone who’ll listen.

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