HIK Abalone Farm is situated in the picturesque town of Hermanus in the Western Cape, South Africa. Hermanus is recognized as the abalone farming capital of South Africa and this pristine temperate marine environment enables us to produce a top quality, sought after product range.
HIK Abalone Farm (Pty) Ltd began aquaculture operations in 1997 in response to growing demand for South African abalone (Haliotis midae) in Asia. We are now one of the most successful and influential abalone farms in the country. Our stress-free farm environment ensures that we produce a top quality product range that is highly valued among consumers.
Under the banner of the HIK Group Companies, HIK Abalone Farm is recognized as a leader in abalone aquaculture and a major role player in the development of aquaculture industries and products in southern Africa.
HIK Abalone Farm is committed to promoting aquaculture on a global scale. Our company vision includes promoting sustainability and social upliftment through technological advancements and diversification.
Our farm has gone from strength to strength in the last decade, with abalone exports currently approaching 140 tonnes per annum. HIK currently employs approximately 100 people, 20 of which are occupied in highly specialised mid to senior management positions.
At HIK Abalone Farm, our continued emphasis on research and innovation makes us aquaculture industry leaders in South Africa.