Pacific Tuna Tahiti is a family business created in 1999. Its main activity is exporting of all kinds of fish caught in French Polynesia.
Pacific Tuna Tahiti owns 10 Long Line fishing vessels and works with over 30 other fishing vessels.
With a HACCP compliance plan to the European standards (EU health certificate), Pacific Tuna Tahiti is also deeply engaged in the struggle for environmental protection.
Since 1999, Pacific Tuna Tahiti has steadily expanded its activities to become one of the best efficient companies in French Polynesia.
Over the years, Pacific Tuna Tahiti succeeded in adapting to the demand of a huge worldwide market and exports over 600 tons of fresh and frozen fish from Tahiti every year.
Its main markets are the United States, Hawaii, Europe, Japan and New Zealand.
In this way, Pacific Tuna Tahiti preserves the quality of its product with a use-by date extended to 10 days from the date of packaging approved by official agencies in charge.
To emphasize the importance of the cold chain, Gel Ice in sufficient quantity is inserted into the cartons to ensure product quality at the destination.
Fish are processed in loins right after they are caught on board. The loins are wrapped with an approved food plastic film ; then, they are blast frozen in a freezer at a temperature of -40°C (-40°F) in IQF (Individually Quick Frozen). It achieves the temperature at heart in less than 4 hours.
Loins are stored in cold storage keeped at a temperature of -25°C.
Fishing freezer vessels working in collaboration with Pacific Tuna Tahiti are all accredited to European norms.