The product

Filetti di Tonno rosso in olio di girasole biologico

Mediterranean bluefin tuna, in fillets
Country of origin:
Italy - Sicily
190 g (drained weight: 136 g)
Minimum order:
1 piece
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Description Bluefin tuna fished in the Mediterranean Sea and preserved in organic sunflower oil
Appearance The meat is firm, pink colured with red shades
Taste Delicate, slightly sapid, in the mouth it gently releases all its flavour
Curiosity Tunas are caught with purse seines and transferred in fish pools; the period between slaughtering and frozen chilling is very short, just four minutes, fundamental to preserve the freshness of a premium product with a low bacterial count
Our selection Testa family supports sustainable fishing techniques
Suggestions The oil should not be wasted because of its high-quality characteristic
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Ingredients Bluefin TUNA (Thunnus thynnus) 72%, sunflower sed oil 27%, sea salt
Allergens in ingredients Fish and products thereof
Production Method Caught at sea with purse seine nets
Weight 190 g (drained weight: 136 g)
Packaging Glass jar
Storage Conditions (packaged products) Keep in a cool and dry place, away from heat and direct sunlight
Instructions for use Once opened, keep in fridge and use within 5 days
Country of origin of the primary ingredient Italy
Nutrition Declaration Energy: 1218 kJ / 293 kcal
Fat: 21,7 g
of which saturates: 3,3 g
Carbohydrate: <0.1 g
of which sugars: <0.1 g
Protein: 24,5 g
Salt: 1,7 g
Typical value per 100 g
The producer

Testa Conserve - Porto Palo di Capo Passero (SR) - Sicily

Why we chose them
The cooperation between the fisherman Nino Testa and the two Michelin stars chef Ciccio Sultano originates from the respect they share for the sea. The final result is a range of red tuna and blue fish preserves, obtained with substainable fishing techniques. The Testa family story begins at least two centuries ago in the Ognina sea, in the port where Ulisse was used to land. Time goes by, but the passion is always the same, and today the Testa family is also engaged in the production of preserved fishes in their plant in Portopalo. The fishing process followed by Testa is sustainable. As an example, their boats totally respect the fishing quotas fixed by the ICCAT, the system that saved the red tuna from extinction. A process that is responsible for the sea, where low-environmental impact facilities are used, in which the fished quantities permits the animals to constantly reproduce themselves. Today we present you the Tyrrhenian red tuna and the Aeolian mackerel, preserved in cold pressed biologic sunflower oil. An oil that could be re-used to prepare sauces or as a seasoning. Let's try how.
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