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Cutting a Mexican Bluefin Tuna

As an importer, it is our duty to provide you with a superior seafood product.  As we all know, the success of our customers is VITAL to our success.  That’s why it’s paramount the customer has all the pertinent information

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Interview with Pacifico Aquaculture

Our partners Pacifico Aquaculture, in Baja California, have continuous production of farmed Striped Bass and White Sea Bass throughout the year.  This company has been awarded Best Aquaculture practices by SENASICA (Mexico’s version of the EPA).  In fact, it is

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It’s OK to eat Bluefin Tuna from Mexico

Lately you may have heard in the media the statement: “96% of the bluefin tuna have been fished out of the Pacific Ocean.”   At the same time commercial and recreational fishing experts have stated:  “The 2013 bluefin tuna season

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What is Sashi?

“Sashi,” which is the Japanese translation of “hole,” refers to the muscular liquefaction, or “pus pockets,” in tuna. A similar condition can occur in swordfish as well as other species, and is often referred to as “kudoa.” The basic cause is from infestations

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TUNA GRADING CRITERIA

To Preferred Clients,     As you know, tuna grades vary for each supplier.  In order for us to see eye to eye with our clients, we thought it would be best to associate the grade with the application of each

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Rex Ito’s viewpoint regarding Mercury in Tuna

Periodically there are alarming announcements in the press regarding the level of mercury in tuna and other fishes.  “Is it safe to eat tuna?” is one of the first questions from the public.  There is no doubt certain species (swordfish,

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