Our chopped canned abalone is 100% grown and raised in St. This tin contains chopped abalone (meat only). Helena Bay, 100 miles north of Cape Town. The cold Benguela Current supplies pristine, nutrient-rich cold waters to our abalone, which feed on an abundance of algae growing in the same area.
Abalone is a common name for any of a group of small to very large marine gastropod mollusks in the Haliotidae family. Each polystyrene box is packed up to a maximum of 8 kg of abalone, ensuring that you get high quality abalone when you arrive at your destination. It is also the only canned abalone in the world that is 100% natural, without additives or preservatives. This, of course, refers to the beautiful iridescent coating on the inside of the shell, which you can take home when you order the dish.
Made with an old recipe that contains all the fresh flavors of the sea, until it becomes a juicy abalone once cooked. For Chef Tan, South African abalone is considered the most exquisite selection due to their distinctive fresh, rich flavor and succulent texture. The Abalone species Haliotis Midae is only found in south africa and is a premium abalone known worldwide for its white shell, white flesh and unique flavor and texture. Known for its buttery, salty taste and slightly chewy texture (in a good way, think squid steaks), abalone is a highly sought-after seafood.
The only sustainable way to obtain abalone is through aquaculture, and abalone should never be purchased from other sources. We grow Abalone Haliotis Midae in a natural and sustainable way, using fresh and pure seawater from the west coast of South Africa.