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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.
100% WILD CAUGHT
Pacific Tuna Tahiti offers a large variety of fresh products in order to adapt to different requirements of its customers.
All fish produced by Pacific Tuna Tahiti are WILD CAUGHT.
For air transport, we are closely working with the local airline, Air Tahiti Nui, customs and Health Department. Transport chain strictly adheres to guidelines for quality, safety and hygiene. Pacific Tuna is the flagship of a quality Tahitian work attesting the professionalism of its staff.
Our average production
65% Albacore / Tombo
8% Big Eye Tuna
8% Yellow Fin Tuna
5% Ono / Wahoo
5% Mahi Mahi
3% Opah / Moonfish
3% Striped / Blue Marlin
FRESH PRODUCTS - VACUUM PACKED LOINS
Fresh Fish loins are processed in facilities accredited to European norms. The respect of standards of quality, hygiene and safety are the priority for the company to ensure maximum quality of our products. Then the loins are packed in chosen vacuum packaging. These plastic bags are certified to European and American standards.
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.
FROZEN ON BOARD PRODUCTS
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.
Pacific Tuna Tahiti has a strong international market