Shima Wasabi spices up the airwaves

Shima Wasabi’s Production Manager, Esme Atkinson, was up early to speak with ChilliFM’s Breakfast Show this week. She shared what inspired a career in horticulture, wasabi’s favourite time of year and above all, motivations to innovate in her field.

Shima Wasabi is Australia’s only commercially available fresh wasabi, grown all year in Tasmania’s pure, cool climate. Keen to try for yourself? Authentic fresh wasabi is available online at