Takitimu Seafoods are one of New Zealand’s top Bluefin & Swordfish catchers in New Zealand. And continuously receiving the best results in Japan for quality and freshness, typically ending up in Japan’s top restaurants.
Bluefin Tuna is regarded as the most expensive seafood species in the world, frequently topping auction price records. Notably in 2019 a single fish sold for $3.1million NZD. New Zealanders are now lucky enough to try this world class, top quality Tuna in their own homes. As it is more accessible and affordable due to airfreight issues relating to COVID-19.
Southern Bluefin Tuna has the darkest and fattiest flesh of all tuna. It has a distinctive medium-full flavour and firm, “meaty” texture with large flakes. It is best served raw cooked rare to medium-rare.