Sardines HGT

Sardina pilchardus

Origin: Wild caught. Morocco – FAO 34
Size: 8-12cms
Ingredients: Sardine

Sardines, or pilchards, are several types of small, oily fish related to herrings, family Clupeidae. It is as well a pelagic. Sardines are commercially fished for canning. Morocco is the largest canned sardine exporter in the world and the leading supplier of sardines to the European market.


In Morocco and generally West Africa, Sardines are caught all year except during January and February months. Usually Atlantic Sardines have an average size of 100g. They are usually graded as 8-12 pcs/Kg but they can be bigger and fatter during the summer.When it is cut in HGT (headed, gutted tail off), the sardine mesures about 10cm. it is usually cut according the specifications request of the industry. Size is customizable.


Blast frozen in blocks. The sardine is also cut for the canning into HGT form


Like the herring, Sardines have a hearty fish with strong flavor and a medium texture Sardines are rich in vitamins and minerals. A small serving of sardines once a day can provide 13% of vitamin B2; roughly one-quarter of niacin, and about 150% of the recommended daily value of vitamin B12. Because they are low in the food chain, sardines are very low in contaminants, such as mercury, relative to other fish commonly eaten by humans. The HGT products are going essentially to the canning industry. It is usually caned in oil or tomato sauce.


Strictly inspected, graded and histamine tested

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container
Serving size 100

Amount per serving
Calories 205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.89g 18%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Trans Fat 3.350g
Cholesterol 70mg 24%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 18.6g
Vitamin A 167iu%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 12%
Iron 1.63%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Land frozen


Strictly inspected


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