April-May producer & product updates

Last month we had to say a very sad farewell to Phil McAdam and his gorgeous Port Phillip Bay sardines.  This was due to the Victorian government decision to end the last of the commercial net fishing licenses in the bay, to instead focus on encouraging recreational fishing.  So unfortunately all our incredibly-supportive Melbourne restaurants […]

December update: Sardines from Port Phillip Bay now available – New producer on board

The last commercial net fishers in Port Phillip Bay, Phil McAdam and his daughter Kate, are now on the Two Hands marketplace, bringing their delicious, fresh-from-the-water sardines, caught with minimal impact, to Melbourne restaurants. Unfortunately, under blanket legislation passed by the Victorian State Parliament, all commercial net fishing in Port Phillip Bay will be removed […]

Because no one can get enough of the gorgeous New Zealand King Salmon….

The award-winning King Salmon aquaculture operation we work with at Two Hands has recently been recognised by Seafood Watch as the ONLY “Best Choice” source of farmed salmon in the world. So we are especially pleased to be able to offer you 3 additional varieties from this award-winning aquaculture operation: King Salmon smoked fillet (hot […]

November update – four new wild-catch offerings from Corner Inlet

We welcome all our chef partners back from the INTERMINABLE Victorian lockdown with 4 new wild-catch fish species available from Luke Anedda in the stunning Corner Inlet fishing area near Wilson’s Prom: Jack Mackerel – also known as the Greenback Horse Mackerel, these fish are not commonly found in the nets of our Corner Inlet […]

October update: Scallops now in season!

These bottom-dwelling molluscs are usually found in the bountiful waters of Southern Australia. But thanks to fisher Bruce Collis, the Two Hands marketplace now has access to locally-caught delectable beauties from the pristine waters just off Mornington Peninsula, in the Bass Straits. The season is short, so grab some while you can – your diners […]

Two Hands tracks down amazing artisan producers in Yunnan province

Artisan producers can be found in the most unlikely places… Last weekend our intrepid Founder Greg and Key Account Manager Alex flew down to Pu’er, home of traditionally produced fermented tea. They had heard there were farmers in this very poor district that were producing high standards of quality produce, but had limited market access […]

Younger customers want to know the source of food as much as you do…

The global pandemic has certainly created more concern about food safety and authenticity.  But annual global research has also now shown that younger consumers around the world are particularly prepared to actively support businesses that are committed to these issues. GlobeScan shared its global research results during a panel at Seafood Expo North America Reconnect  last […]

Welcome to our first Chilean producer on Two Hands!

The Two Hands team are proud to welcome our first producer onto the Marketplace from outside Australia – St. Andrews Mussels from Chile, one of the world’s largest mussel farmers!                    St. Andrews was started by Soames Flowerree at age 33 as a way for him to give back to his adopted homeland he had come to love. […]

Upcoming Proteins for the Two Hands Marketplace

The Two Hands team is seeking to continue to aggressively grow the proteins and artisan ingredients available through our marketplace, so we can better meet your needs as a full service marketplace. All of these products would meet our existing high standards of being of competitively priced, high quality, Australian-origin offering, available to you direct […]