hake pacific
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 90
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.31g
2%
Saturated Fat 0.247g
1%
Trans Fat 0.422g
Cholesterol 67mg
22%
Sodium 72mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 18.31g

Vitamin A
100iu%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
48%
Iron
0.34%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

General Information

The most abundant fish resource is off the West Coast. Pacific Whiting, Hake which it is sometimes called, is also one of the best seafood values around. Every spring, huge schools of whiting migrate up the coast to waters off Oregon and Washington. It is a member of the Merluccidae family, Hake is a semi pelagic- , roaming from ocean floor to mid-water, and is caught by a mid-water trawl.

Fishing Season

June through November, however, a quota is set on a yearly basis and is shared between Canada and the United States (Oregon and Washington).

Average Size/Weight

The typical size range is 50 centimeters long and weighing less than two pounds in their natural form. Fish is usually graded with the range sizes: 200/400g, 300-500g, 500g+

Form/Packing

Hake is usually processed on Board HGT: headed, gutted, tail off and its size is graded in HGT.
Hake is also packed whole round for African markets mostly.

FREEZING FORM

Hake could be Sea frozen from USA
It is usually frozen at land
Packed in 10kg or 15kg

Sensory Characteristics

hey are a mild fish, having a more subtle flavour than cod. Hake is considered one of the best fish in the whiting family because of its firm, sweet, white meat and medium flake.

Ingredients

Pacific Hake

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN/FAO

wild caught, Canada or USA.
FAO67

Product Available/Frozen

Mostly available frozen in H&G, HGT, and Whole Round Form; mostly block frozen, but some IQF. H&G and HGT will be shatter packed in 10kg or 15kg cartons in most cases. Whole round will be block frozen and also in 10kg or 15kg cartons.

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