Santa Catarina Tuna Fillet in Mediterranean Sauce 120 g
As a starter or even as a meal, on a toast, in a sandwich, a gourmet dish, a summer salad, it's a versatile product, very tasty and a nutritionally balanced suggestion. The Santa Catarina Tuna Fillet in Mediterranean Sauce proves to be an excellent source of protein and a creative way to increase fish consumption.
At A Glance
- Gourmet Line Santa Catarina's Speciality
Like the good old-fashioned Azorean style, Santa Catarina’s tuna maintains the best of its nature, ensuring the best tuna flavour, as well as its nutritive properties, which our Specialties/Delicatessen testify. With our suggestions and your personal touch, you have everything to prepare surprising appetizers or even true feasts.
Santa Catarina’s fillets are characterized by their smooth flavour, lightly salted, a soft texture and a pinkish colour. They may be accompanied with greens and fresh vegetables and seasoned with virgin olive oil.
Santa Catarina was awarded the Great Taste Award 2015 and 2016, in the United Kingdom, for 3 products in their Gourmet Line.
- What is Pole-and-Line? One Man, One Hook, One Fishing Pole and One Fish
Modernising traditional methods isn’t always easy. But Santa Catarina managed just that, joining traditional methods with contemporary demands in a successful effort. We are talking about “Pole and Line fishing”, meaning, one Man, one Hook, one Fishing pole and one Fish.
The social responsibility of companies has an increasingly important role, even more so if we’re talking about small places. The island of São Jorge has a population of about 8900 inhabitants. 4000 live in the district of Calheta, where 130 work directly for the Santa Catarina factory: it is the biggest employer of São Jorge. The tuna is still processed (cleaned and cut) by hand and the consumer knows that, they understand that that “little can” was wrapped with care by a person, not a machine.
Santa Catarina is one of 4 canneries that fall under Pão-do-Mar's representation. The factory is located in the Fajã Grande of the village of Calheta on the island of São Jorge in the Azores.
Santa Catarina is solely dedicated to the production of canned tuna, with a variety of flavours and preserves on offer. The cannery pride themselbes on their artisanal fishing methods and sustainable approach to fishing.