Ventresca Tuna Belly Fillets by Conservas de Cambados
- Buttery tuna belly
- Incredibly tender
- From Bonito del Norte tuna
- Cut by hand
- Line caught and dolphin friendly
- Size - 4 oz/111 gr tin
Ventresca is the incredibly tender belly of the Bonito del Norte tuna. Buttery and mild, it is the finest tuna we have ever tried. Conservas de Cambados Ventresca belly fillets are packed by hand in olive oil to preserve it at its best. Serve this delicious tuna belly on toast or sprinkle fillets on salad.
Bonito del Norte is a very special type of Albacore tuna. The fishermen of Galicia catch each tuna by hand with a fishing pole and hook. Once ashore in the famed fishing port of Burela, the Bonito del Norte is rushed to the small nearby cannery of Conservas de Cambados. There it is poached in sea water and packed by hand in olive oil. The result is a delicate, silky tuna unlike any other.
The quality of the Bonito del Norte ventresca comes from the dolphin-safe line-catching technique which avoids the stress caused by harvesting with nets. Dozens of fishermen reach out from the sides of their boat with long poles and hook each tuna one-by-one so they are pulled in quickly without damaging the tuna or endangering other sea life.
Burela is an ancient fishing port on the Galician coast near the cool waters of the Atlantic. It is famed for the quality of its Bonito del Norte harvest. The Conservas de Cambados cannery is located close to one of Spain’s largest Rías (estuaries), known as the 'Ría de Arousa'. Their facilities are very close to where the seafood is harvested, so they have access to the freshest Bonito del Norte in Spain.
White tuna belly, olive oil and salt.
Serving size 2oz (55g). Servings per container about 2. Calories 130. Fat calories 70. Total fat 8g (12%). Sat. fat 1.5g (8%), Cholesterol 10mg (3%), Sodium 180mg (8%). Total carbohydrate 0g (0%), Fiber 0g (0%), Sugars 0g. Protein 15g. Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2% and Iron 4%. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Use and Care
Store unopened tin in a cool, dry place. Once opened, will keep for 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator. Transfer opened seafood to a sealed glass or plastic container.