Cape Town fish wholesale

Denise Cowburn-Levy’s Cape West Coast creamy mussel pot

Denise Cowburn-Levy’s Cape West Coast creamy mussel pot

One of Cape Town’s greatest assets is our diverse scenery and culture. It doesn’t take long to travel from these exhilarating city sights to the charming undiscovered peace of the Cape West Coast. It’s home to unspoiled beaches, astounding carpets of wildflowers in spring, and abundant fishing villages. Last month we shared a prawn linguini…

Our more humane ‘ikejime’ method for killing fish produces the highest quality catch

Our more humane ‘ikejime’ method for killing fish produces the highest quality catch

At Cape Fish we always aim to go above and beyond when it comes to the seafood we offer to both our retail and wholesale customers. Doing so has sometimes led us down the path of less fruitful ventures, frustrating dead ends and the occasional blunder, but it has also spurred us towards some avenues…

Denise Cowburn-Levy’s Cape West Coast mixed shellfish rice

Denise Cowburn-Levy’s Cape West Coast mixed shellfish rice

Maybe we’re biased, but we truly feel there’s no better place to be right now than Cape Town. There’s that salty summer scent in the air, endless casual street food style eateries, and hole-in-the-wall hatches serving deep fried fish and chips freshly caught in the flourishing oceans. A mere 25 minutes north of the Mother…

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,…