7 Reasons why you should eat more canned fish

Quality canned fish is a great gourmet product and is worth eating simply for its culinary properties. But in addition to preserving the best flavours of the sea, canned fish is an excellent food for many other reasons.

Read on to find out why you should eat more quality canned fish.

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1. Open and enjoy

No preparation is required, just open them and start enjoying. With a bit of bread, some chips and a beer you can set up an impromptu tapas bar anywhere.

2. Sustainable fishing

High-quality canned fish from Spain and Portugal are made from fish and shellfish caught in the Atlantic at the right stage of maturity and using non-aggressive fishing methods to avoid damaging the environment or other species.

3. 100% natural

Premium canned fish is made only with natural ingredients such as the fish and seafood itself, olive oil or sunflower oil and salt.

4. Very long shelf life

Fish preserves do not expire for years, they have a best-before date required by EU law, but in some cases, such as sardines in olive oil, they even get better with age.

5. Trending topic

Fish preserves are in fashion all over the world and more and more chefs are using them in their creations because of their versatility. You will also have noticed that in many cities in Spain and Portugal, bars and restaurants have sprung up in which canned fish plays a leading role.

6. Artisan production

Its artisan production, using techniques perfected over more than a hundred years. Selecting and packing the best raw materials the sea has to offer.

7. Great source of Omega-3, vitamins and minerals.

Canned fish contains a high content of unsaturated fatty acids, especially Omega-3, with great benefits for the cardiovascular system. They also contain a large amount of vitamins B and D and minerals such as iron, zinc and iodine, which contribute to cognitive function, fertility and healthy bones, skin and hair.

If you haven't yet been convinced to try premium canned fish, you can see for yourself in this recipe booklet the wonders that can be cooked in a couple of tins.