How is Sirena tuna caught?
SIRENA’S commitment to sustainability Sirena made a public commitment in 2010 to source 100% of our tuna across all product ranges by using only a sustainable method for commercial tuna harvesting — Pole and Line Fishing.
What are the two best tuna fishing methods for environmental sustainability?
Currently available and proven environmentally responsible fishing methods include pole & line, trolling, handlines; and free school (or FAD-free) purse seine net fishing. The most sustainable method of catching tuna, when operated according to best practice, is the pole and line method.
Where is Safcol tuna caught?
SAFCOL TUNA The South Australian Fishermans Co-Operative Limited (S.A.F.C.O.L.) was founded in 1945 by a group of South Australian Fishermen to sell their catch; the first of its kind in Australia. This connection with the craft and the catch has been constant throughout our history.
Is Safcol tuna ethical?
Third highest rating in Greenpeace’s Canned Tuna Ranking. “Safcol came in at 3rd place. It is still one of the best widely-available tuna brands in Australia. Using mostly pole and line caught skipjack tuna, Safcol has maintained its commitments to sourcing only 100% ‘pole and line’ and FAD-free skipjack tuna.
Is Sirena tuna Australian owned?
Sirena Tuna Quality 2006 TVC featuring Mariano Valmorbida, one of the family members that owns Sirena Tuna. Established in 1956 Sirena is still 100% Australian owned.
Is Woolworths tuna sustainable?
Woolworths: Home Brand is now FAD-free. The Select brand is skipjack and all pole-and-line, but the Woolworths brand continues to use yellowfin and loses marks for poor traceability of its supply chain.
Which type of tuna is most sustainable?
In the United States, the most commonly sold species with sustainable options are albacore (white tuna), bigeye, skipjack (chunk light tuna), and yellowfin (ahi tuna).
Which brand of tuna is ethical?
Sustainable canned tuna brands to look for Jude, Mind Fish Co., Ocean Naturals, Safe Catch, Wild Planet, Whole Foods are brands that offer tuna we rate as a green Best Choice, yellow Good Alternative or are eco-certified by the Marine Stewardship Council.
What is the best tuna fish?
Best Overall: Ortiz Bonito del Norte.
What is the most ethical canned tuna?
Verdict. Simply Balanced is the only safe bet—avoid the rest. Simply Balanced brand skipjack and albacore. Simply Balanced skipjack and albacore tuna is pole and line caught, resulting in negligible impacts on other marine life.
Where is Sirena made?
And so Sirena tuna was born. Not imported from Italy like I thought, but made in Australia by Italians.
Why is SAFCOL tuna good for the ocean?
Enjoy the very best and help protect our precious ocean-life. When other brands use Fish Attracting Devices (FADs) to increase the size of their catch, endangered sharks, rays and sea turtles are often caught with the tuna. Safcol Tuna is fished responsibly without FADs.
When did tuna fishing methods change in Australia?
We trace our tuna catch from fishing boat to shelf and we are the brand that changed the Australian tuna market to a responsibly fished market, with larger brands following our lead 5 years later after we had changed our fishing methods in 2011.
What’s the best thing to eat with SAFCOL?
An instant taste sensation or perfect protein accompaniment to any salad, sandwich, stir-fry or pasta. Safcol catches and processes the tuna fresh, ensuring the best texture and taste. It’s the perfect choice for healthy and nutritious family meals.
What’s the shelf life of a SAFCOL pouch?
So now you can enjoy the very best quality, taste and health, and help protect ocean-life for future generations. Safcol pouches are vacuum sealed and essentially have a shelf life of 2 years or more, as long as the pack is not damaged. This is why this type of packaging is used to pack food in the military.