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The Tuna Story


The Tuna Story…

“If fish were like cars, tuna would be the Ferraris of the ocean—sleek, powerful, and made for speed.”

Found in warm water oceans around the world and an everyday favourite for many, tuna belongs to the Thunnini tribe of fish, a sub-grouping of the Mackerel family(Scombridae). The term "tuna" means "to dart", and with speeds as fast as 43 km/hour, is well suited to its name. Swimming thousands of miles comfortably and with ease, this sleek and streamlined fish is amongst one of the fastest moving animals of its kind.

Meaty but firm, with a natural flaky and strong rich flavour, tuna is an obvious choice with the canned variety, first canned in 1903, as popular then as it is now. From sandwiches to salads and numerous delectable dishes in between, canned tuna has proven to be an easy, accessible and cost-effective way for millions of people around the world to enjoy this delicacy. Rich in omega 3 fatty acids and protein, canned tuna continues to deliver a guilt free gastronomic delight whilst ensuring the inclusion of essential natural vitamins and nutrients in your diet.

But that’s not all. With well documented health benefits ranging from the prevention and reduction of strokes and heart disease to immune system improvements and the reduction of obesity, canned tuna is a natural choice when following a healthy lifestyle.

Tuna can be sub-divided into five main species – Yellowfin, Bigeye, Bluefin, Albacore and Skipjack - with the latter the most canned variety. And with sizes ranging from 90 cm to an impressive ten feet and 500 pounds, there is an option guaranteed to suit every palette … every purse … and every occasion.

So when next prowling that aisle in search of a healthy meal option for your family, or perhaps just ease and convenience with a variety of uses, why not try Saldanha Flaked Light Meat Tuna. The only flaked premium quality light meat tuna available in South Africa, sold in five delectable flavours and pack sizes slightly bigger than the norm, Saldanha Flaked Light Meat Tuna offers not only an enhanced taste experience but guarantees value for money.

And with Saldanha Food’s strict adherence to its policy of dolphin-friendly tuna, Saldanha Flaked Light Meat Tuna is the smart choice when it comes to enjoying your everyday favourite.

Guilt Free in every way!

Saldanha Tuna. Great taste. Real goodness.