To provide financial incentives and resources to commercial fishermen to efficiently harvest Asian carp; and to use green technology to transform these wild caught fish into Silverfin™ value-added natural protein food products, for human consumption in domestic markets. By doing so, we will greatly reduce the Asian carp population and their threat to our environment, economy and lives.
~ Construct an eco-friendly food processing and research and development plant which utilizes ‘green’ technologies to minimize our environmental footprint. Our R&D efforts will focus on three key areas: 1) nutritional value; 2) recipe development and evaluation; and 3) marketing strategies to bring products to the food marketplace.
~ Preserve our natural resources and ensure safe waterways
~ Nourish our country and improve our health through wild caught, clean, natural high protein fish
~ Boost our domestic economies, and save and create jobs
~ Provide financial incentives and resources to revitalize inland commercial fisheries, and preserve sport fisheries and recreation
We have ambitious goals, but they are not meant to eradicate this menacing costly fish. Eradication is simply not possible. Rather, our goals are meant to reduce and manage the population of Asian carp and their threat to our native habitats and lives by providing a new healthy delicious fish to US consumers. We must learn to live with these fish while controlling their threat.
Creating consumer demand by transforming Asian carp, an infamous trash fish, into an affordable delicacy for human consumption is no easy task. To start, we gave the fish a fresh brand identity – SilverFin™. But SilverFin™ must also match the perceived quality of the name.
Chef Philippe possesses the skills to prepare the fish. With the help of his SilverFin™ Group, he has developed a unique technique to de-bone this wild caught fish and transform it into delicious, nutritious, convenient and affordable value-added fish products. Combine this with Chef Philippe’s business and public relations savvy to propel demand for Silverfin™ across the country, and we have a sure fired recipe for success.
The SilverFin™ brand will will target domestic food markets including catering, retail grocers, cruise lines, and restaurants. We will feed our the hungry people of our nation, the children in our schools, and the dedicated men and women of our military. We will target these wholesale food markets with our first product, SilverFin™ Fish Cakes, that are brilliantly passing taste tests in every market they are presented.
Our partnership with a leading, nationwide, food distributor will not only make our food products available to a wide array of vendors and food providers, but will allow us to deliver SilverFin™ fish products throughout the entire United States. We are confident that our product will be well-received and are excited to stimulate local economies and revitalize local fisheries in the process.