Skinless and Boneless Sardines in Tomato
Minerva skinless and boneless sardine loins. Sardine caught in the Atlantic coast, selected and prepared by the hands of our most experienced workers and covered with a delicious tomato sauce.
- TASTY FISH AND FULL OF NUTRIENTS
- PERFECT INGREDIENT TO ADD TO A PASTA DISH
- The species used in this production is the Sardina pilchardus species, or commonly known as the European Sardine, caught in the Atlantic Ocean.
- The sardine fishing season takes place between May and November.
- The sardine is a fish with a low level of saturated fat and a high level of polyunsaturated fat, omega-3 fatty acids. It is a good source of calcium.
- These are covered in tomato sauce, of great quality and taste.
Sardine (70%), water, tomato (7%), olive oil and salt
|Energia||639 kJ / 153 kcal|
|dos quais saturados||2 g||Hidratos de carbono||1,2 g|
|dos quais açucares||1,2 g|
|Fibra alimentar:||0 g|
- Sardines are blue fish with a high content of high biological value proteins that look after bone and muscle health.
- They contain a high level of omega-3 fatty acids that help regulate cholesterol and triglycerides.
- They have a high concentration of vitamin B12 which plays an essential role in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system and in the formation of blood and some proteins
Name of the food: Skinless and boneless sardines in tomato sauce
Country of origin: Portugal
Operator’s name: A POVEIRA S.A.
Operator address: Parque Industrial de Laúndos, Lote 46 4570-311 Laúndos Póvoa de Varzim (Portugal)
Health Register: PT C 249 1P CE
Skinless and Boneless Sardines in Tomato Minerva
The sardines (Sardina pilchardus) are a type of blue fish that belong to the clupeidae family. They are elongated fish with a characteristic silver color in the belly, which allows it to reflect the light and blind their predators. They feed on plancton, small fish, crustaceans and eggs from other species and are mainly found in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, at deep 15-50 meters, in big migrating banks. They have a very tasy meat, rich in nutrients like calcium, iodine, proteins, omega 3 and vitamins.
To obtain this product, traditional techniques of the Portuguese fishing method are used, sustainable techniques and that protect the marine environment.
Minerva’s skinless and boneless sardines are made by the most experienced workers in our factory.
The best sardines are chosen for this production, the biggest and with more fat, followed by the process of spine removal, by hand with a clamp.
After a pre-cooking, workers remove the skin also by hand, leaving the sardine loin intact, placing it very gently inside the can.
At last, the product is drizzled with tomato sauce of high quality, a perfect combination with the taste and proprieties of this fish.
The can is submitted to a temperature of 118ºC to reach its complete sterilization and guarantee that no microorganism will alter the product’s conservation or properties.
It’s offered in the individual, 120g weight can format.
Conservation and harmonization
The Minerva skinless and boneless sardines in tomato don’t need to be stored in the fridge, must be kept in a cool, dry place. They’re ready to consume, with no need of any kind of culinary preparation. In case it’s not entirely consummed, it’s recommended to take the product out of the can and keep it in the fridge for a maximum of 48 hours. The can before opening has a 5-year validity.
It is the ideal preserve for a kids’ meal, since it doesn’t have skin or bone. It’s at the same time a healthy, nutritive food.