Our products are sealed in vacuum-packed pouches while still frozen. This prevents dehydration or “freezer burn”, and is most effective way to preserve quality. We go to great lengths to bring you the best seafood possible, as with any all-natural product there are bacteria that develop during the thaw process. The curious thing about seafood is that when in an anaerobic (airless) environment, there is a chance of the formation of the bacteria Clostridium botulinum, also known as C-bot, a cause of food poisoning. By removing the packaging, you eliminate the risk of C-bot contamination. Just to be on the safe side, the FDA requires these guidelines for all vacuum-packed seafood.
At Orca Bay, marketing diversity is a tremendous strength not just in business practice but environmentally. Food waste (aka food loss) is growing in a scary way. Globally $400 billion in food is wasted every year and within the US $165 million, more importantly our planet is suffering from this loss as well. Just over […]Read More