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South African lobster fishery facts
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South African lobster fishery facts

Spiny Cold-Water Rock Lobster – or crayfish/ kreef as they’re known locally – is a favourite gourmet treat for South Africa’s seafood lovers. However, the sad fact is that most consumers are ill informed when purchasing lobster, and as result, they don’t know whether the lobsters they’re buying are legal or sustainably caught. Spiny rock…

Unpacking our tuna fishery process: from source to plate
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Unpacking our tuna fishery process: from source to plate

The Cape Town tuna fishery presents several challenges: high running costs of vessels, poor weather, and long days with often little to show for the effort. Given the seasonality of tuna, minimal weather windows for fishing, and the unpredictability of this fishery, the focus at Cape Fish is to handle our tuna with great care,…

The truth about frozen fish and seafood products
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The truth about frozen fish and seafood products

Everybody wants fresh fish and there is a common belief that it’s superior to frozen fish, but that’s not always true. Read on to find out why… The lowdown on blast freezing Modern freezing techniques make many of the fish in the freezer section superior to fresh products. Often a “fresh” product might have been sitting…

For an unforgettable fish feast try our top 7 seafood restaurant picks
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For an unforgettable fish feast try our top 7 seafood restaurant picks

Let’s not beat around the bush – the Cape Fish crew know a thing or two about where to find the best seafood spread in town. At a restaurant that is, because you already know where the finest fresh and frozen seafood that can be bought. On the odd occasion that you can’t throw together…

Yellowfin tuna fish cake mix – all the tuna taste with none of the waste
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Yellowfin tuna fish cake mix – all the tuna taste with none of the waste

Many of us can admit that we lost respect for our fishy friends when mom used to slather sandwiches in a good ol’ tuna mayo concoction. Thankfully these days, things are a little more refined (most of the time). Fish is food fit for a king, and not one piece should be wasted, especially not…