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Smoked Cooks Islands fish could soon appear in US supermarkets

Smoked Cook Islands fish could soon appear on the shelves of supermarkets in Hawaii and California.

Dave Rose, Shane Napa and Tom Zainey have been building Smoke Pacific Seafoods Cook Islands Limited for two years at its Panama factory in Rarotonga.

The group has been centering their operation around a computer-programmed smoker they purchased from Austria.

A fisheries development adviser with the Honiara-based Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, Robert Stone, who owned and operated a smokehouse in Fiji for 15 years is providing insight and advice to the men.

Mr Stone says the biggest and most penetrable market for smoked fish is the United States.



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