Traditionally Caught with pots, today caught with un-baited trigger traps which arouses the curiosity of the octopus by the use of the flashing LED light. The Octopus Vulgaris is naturally tenderer than the Magnificus. The diet of the Octopus is lobster, crab and black mussels which leaves a distinct firm rock lobster taste.
Jumbo Squid (Strips)
Strips | 10 x 800g Gross
Like all squid, a giant squid has a mantle (torso), eight arms, and two longer tentacles (the longest known tentacles of any cephalopod). The arms and tentacles account for much of the squid's great length, making it much lighter than its chief predator, the sperm whale.
Eastern Cape (Saint Francis) | Whole individually frozen – 10kg RWB | Handline caught | Exported product | Small 15-19cm / Medium 19-25cm/ Large 23-30cm / X-Large 30cm plus
In South Africa it is known as either calamari or chokka. Caught in the South Atlantic off PE – Saldanha bay - mostly caught at night time under heavy lighted boats with jigs and lines. Chokka squid has very unique taste comparing to the Giant squid and Patagonia Squid from South America and naturally has an al dente texture and doesn’t need to tenderise.
50 X 4g sachets = 5.50 p/sachet
Cephalopod ink is a dark-coloured ink released into water by most species of cephalopod, usually as an escape mechanism. Each species of cephalopod produces slightly differently coloured inks; generally, octopuses produce black ink, squid ink is blue-black, and cuttlefish ink is a shade of brown.
Pantagonia Squid (Tubes)
Tubes & Tentacles C5 | 8 x 1kg blocks
Tentacles C5 | 8 x 1kg blocks
A small species and has a mantle length of 10 to 15 cm (4 to 6 in) and a weight of between 75 and 150 grams (2.6 and 5.3 oz). The mantle is somewhat elongated and on either side at the posterior end are rhomboidal fins, rather less than half the length of the mantle.