Tuna, Albacore

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Species Name:
Thunnus alalunga
Sustainability Rating:

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What:

Albacore is a species of tuna in the family Scombridae.

When:
Available year-round
Where/How:

Where – Fiji, Tahiti, Hawaii

How – Wild Caught; Longline, Purse Seine

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsAlbacore is shedding its image as just a canned tuna (we do carry a delicious canned option that’s MSC certified!). With a mild flavor, Albacore cooks up firm and moist with nice large flakes. It’s actually quite fatty, with the highest omega-3 of all tuna species.

For Your Menu

MenuExcellent grilled, seared, oil poached, roasted – albacore is as versatile as other tunas.

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffYour customers will love albacore’s mild flavor and firm texture! It’s a great, nutritious lean protein choice for people looking to eat lean.


For Your Retail Display

Retail Encourage your customers to pick up some extra Albacore – leftovers make amazing tuna salad!