Farm-reared fish have been produced in limited quantities here though increased production has made fish more readily available in local markets. NAAG chairman Beni Sankar first exported farm-reared fish last August and a shipment of 1,200 pounds of tilapia was recently sent to Barbados. "In my experience in exporting, fish is not too tough" Sankar said. Compared with rice, he said, "the small man could do the same, plus there are many processors willing to get involved." Sankar also supplies leading supermarkets such as Nigel's and Bonny's with tilapia and pacu.
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