Squid Ink


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Species Name:
Illex spp/Loligo spp
Sustainability Rating:

Yellow-Good Alternative


The ink from various squid species (sometimes Cuttlefish)

Available year-round

Where – Spain

How -Wild Caught/Net


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CharacteristicsSquid ink comes ready to add to various dishes.




For Your Menu

MenuUse squid ink to add a unique color and flavor to pastas, risottos and more. It has a subtle but characteristic briny flavor and will also add richness to the dish.



For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffIf your guests have never tried a dish featuring Squid Ink, they’ll be pleasantly surprised by its savory “umami” flavor and the richness it can bring to any dish.


For Your Retail Display

Retail If you have a customer looking for squid ink, let your Santa Monica Seafood Sales Representative know and they can check into special ordering it for you.