Conservas Ortiz White Bonito Tuna in Olive Oil

Spain

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From the Bay of Biscay in the Basque region of Spain

A member of the tuna family, prized for its white flesh and delicate flavor

Line caught. NO nets - dolphin safe

Cooked in seawater and hand-packed in olive oil to mature for at least 2 months

Available in: 0.20 oz / 92 g, 0.25 oz / 112 g, 0.48 oz / 220 g, 0.55 oz / 250 g, 4.02 oz / 1825 g

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In 1891, Bernardo Ortiz de Zarate founded in Vizcaya (Spain) Conservas Ortiz. Since then, five generations have overseen the family business and continued to advance the artisanal and traditional fishing and processing techniques of Bernardo. From the beginning, Ortiz has dedicated itself to the preparation of the highest quality canned seafood. Today the Conservas Ortiz label is one of the most recognized labels in the world for tuna, anchovies and other related specialty canned fish, its products sold in over 40 countries.

 

Bonito del Norte is found in coastal waters of the Bay of Biscay in the Basque region of Spain during the summer season when they come north to dine on the Cantabrian Anchovy. The Bonito del Norte is the most valued member of the tuna family, highly appreciated for its white flesh, exquisite flavor and delicate texture. This Ortiz specialty is fished using artisanal fishing techniques with the philosophy that we must preserve our earth and its resources. Each tuna is individually line caught and not netted. They are fully dolphin safe. When these fish are caught within a 24 hour period they are cooked in seawater and the loins are then hand-packed in olive oil to keep it moist and flavorful and left to mature for at least two months before they are shipped to customer around the world. Whether served as an antipasto, hors d'oeuvres, snack or part of a Spanish tapas meal, there is a pack size and selection for almost every consumer or chef.

In 1891, Bernardo Ortiz de Zarate founded in Vizcaya (Spain) Conservas Ortiz. Since then, five generations have overseen the family business and continued to advance the artisanal and traditional fishing and processing techniques of Bernardo. From the beginning, Ortiz has dedicated itself to the preparation of the highest quality canned seafood. Today the Conservas Ortiz label is one of the most recognized labels in the world for tuna, anchovies and other related specialty canned fish, its products sold in over 40 countries.