yellowfin tuna

Super frozen tuna: where life stands still and quality is locked in

Super frozen tuna: where life stands still and quality is locked in

In the 1960’s, the need for high quality seafood products – tuna in particular – led to the development of ‘super frozen tuna.’ Thus, the revolutionary super frozen tuna process was born. It utilises a technology developed in Japan a few decades ago, which virtually erases the time gap between catch and consumption, maximising food…

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,…