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Squid

Our hand line jigger wild caught South African Squid, Loligo Reynaudi, is fished in the cold, pristine Atlantic and Indian Oceans off the South African coastline (fishing zone FAO 47), delivered by our independent contract supply fleet for export, mainly to Europe and the Far East.

Product is packed whole round and sea frozen on board the vessels to the highest standards guaranteeing superior class “CJ quality”, chocolate in colour, preserved shape, tender and sweet tasting.

The fleet operates from Port Elizabeth and delivers the product directly to our Blue Seas packing plant and cold store where it is exported from.

Loligo Reynaudi (South African Squid)

Loligo Reynaudi (South African Squid)

Blue Seas Sardine Catching Area: FAO 47

Blue Seas Squid Catching Area: FAO 47

Size grading

Tube length

XL
30cm+
L
25-30cm
M
18-25cm
S
15-18cm

Some of our contract supply seafreezer vessels

Seafreezer vessel
Seafreezer vessel
Seafreezer vessel
Seafreezer vessel

Receiving at Blue Seas packing plant & cold store

Offloading

Offloading

Weighing

Weighing

Squid in polybags

Squid in polybags

Sorting

Sorting

Sorting

Sorting

Weighing

Weighing

Loading pallets

Loading pallets

Packing into cartons

Empty packaging

Empty packaging

Preparing packaging

Preparing packaging

Packing

Glazing

Packing

Packing

Taping

Taping

Products

One block (about 11-12kg)

One block (about 11-12kg)

One block with packaging

One block with polybag (about 11-12kg)

Two block (about 5-6kg per block)

Two block (about 5-6kg per block)

Two block (about 5-6kg per block)

IQF

One block in carton

IQF in carton

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