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Natural and female made riches of King Island

Heidi Weitjens

Natural and female made riches of King Island

Land is so rich on King Island a Farmer can sustain a head per acre on lush pasture for most of the year. Of the 80,000 odd Beef on our Island about 25,000 of them make sensational Steaks that tastes even better paired with hh♡ King Island Distillery Barrel aged Gin. 😁🥃👌

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Liberal party pledges cash for King Island

Heidi Weitjens

Liberal party pledges cash for King Island

The continuation of this stimulus package will give King Island greater certainty by enhancing opportunity to conveniently, comfortably and quickly travel to this premium destination, said Liberal leader Peter Gutwein.

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This is no Bull at King Island Kelp Industries

Heidi Weitjens

This is no Bull at King Island Kelp Industries

This is no Bull at King Island Kelp Industries

Newly acquired by International Fragrances and Flavours who process and develop King Island Kelp into products we all consume, or use pretty much daily, even our pets benefit from Kelp in their food; continue this business in operation for over 45 years on King Island, Tasmania.

Bull Kelp Forests thrive underwater around the shores on the West side of King Island  despite being stuck to a rock and constantly battling tides and swell to survive, it takes about a year to be big enough to harvest.  

King Island Kelp Industries has about 30 active, a few of which are full time and 60 registered Kelp Carters on their books, who hauled and hung the best supply of Bull Kelp in 7 years, 1550 dry tonne. 

Calculated in wet weight amounts to 6 times that amount 9300 tonne collected in lots of about 1.5 tonne per load hooked up on tee poles and left to dry by the elements of Mother Nature.

Healthy and happy my friends

Heidi Weitjens King Island Distillery

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Easter Special on King Island

Heidi Weitjens

Always awesome when Distillers catch up and share our passion of handcrafted Spirits.

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Distillery Door surprise

Heidi Weitjens

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