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Merluza Hubbsi
Products of the Sea

Hubbsi hake or Argentine Hake

Hubbsi hake (Merluccius hubbsi), also known as Argentine hake, is a species of white fish that inhabits the cold waters of the South Atlantic, specifically in the areas near Argentina and Uruguay and the Falklands Islands.
Patagonian Squid Products of the Sea

The Patagonian Squid and Its Nutritional Value

The Patagonian squid, also scientifically known as Loligo gahi, is a species of squid that primarily inhabits the cold, nutrient-rich waters of the South Atlantic, near the Patagonian region. This cephalopod stands out for its economic importance in the fishing industry, as it is a highly demanded commercial product, not only appreciated for its delicate flavor and versatility in the kitchen but also for its impressive nutritional profile. Rich in proteins, low in calories and saturated fats, and a source of important vitamins and minerals, this seafood represents an excellent addition to any healthy diet.
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Origen Sustainability Fishing Industry

Necessary Efforts in the Fishing Industry to Protect Marine Biodiversity in the Falkland Islands

Following the regulations of the Falkland Islands Fisheries Department (FIFD), fishing companies face the challenge of adapting to a set of regulations aimed at protecting biodiversity in the Falklands. This article explores the efforts these companies must make to comply with FIFD regulations and promote responsible fishing practices.
Patagonian Squid Products of the Sea

Frozen Patagonian squid: An ally for the food and hospitality trade

In the dynamic world of catering and hospitality, the constant search for versatile and high-quality ingredients is key to success. Among these, the frozen Patagonian squid stands out as an exceptional choice. In this post, we explore the richness and diversity of the frozen products derived from this squid.
Symbol for sustainable packaging - frozen sea products
Sustainability Fishing Industry

Packaging for the Frozen Fish Industry: Innovating for a Sustainable Future

The frozen seafood sector faces a significant challenge regarding the packaging materials used to maintain the quality of their products at low temperatures. As concern grows over the environmental impact of plastic packaging, exploring more sustainable and effective options to preserve product freshness while reducing environmental impact is essential.
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Fishing Industry Patagonian Squid Products of the Sea

​​Current challenges in the industry: Reflections on the second 2023 Patagonian squid campaign in the Falkland Islands.

Patagonian squid (Loligo patagonia or Loligo gahi) is one of the most consumed species in Europe, and its fishing is one of the Falkland Islands' main economic activities. Local authorities grant fishing rights to certain local companies through fishing licenses. The recently concluded Patagonian squid campaign has raised concerns in the fishing industry, as it closed a month earlier than planned due to the notable scarcity of this resource. This article will examine the challenges faced by fishing companies, as well as projections for the coming months.
Vieira del pacífico cocinada
Products of the Sea

Peruvian calico scallop: A Pacific Ocean Treasure of exquisite Flavour

In the vast stage of the Pacific Ocean, where nature unfolds its majesty, lies a marine treasure worthy of admiration and indulgence: the Peruvian calico scallop. In this article, we will thoroughly explore this sea delicacy, from its description to its nutritional benefits, and compare its characteristics with other marine delights such as queen scallops and king scallops.