Justin Hunter

Justin Hunter

Founder, J. Hunter Pearls

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Born to an American father and Fijian mother, Justin Hunter grew up in the small town of Savusavu in Fiji where his love for island life and the ocean began. Moving to the United States as a young man, Mr. Hunter completed a marine science degree and began working for his family business, Taylor Shellfish.

With over 10 years’ experience in the oyster industry Mr. Hunter returned to his hometown of Savusavu in 1999 to begin working in aquaculture and pearl farming. He is intensely committed to keeping the marine environment of Savusavu Bay in pristine condition and developing the pearl industry in Fiji by working closely with emerging pearl farmers to blend pearl farming with Fiji’s indigenous people and natural environment.

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