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Wild Planet - Wild Sardines in Marinara Sauce - 4.38 oz.

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  • Manufacturer:Wild Planet
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Wild Planet - Wild Sardines in Marinara Sauce - 4.38 oz. (125g)

Wild Planet Wild Sardines in Marinara Sauce is unlike any sardine you’ve had before, premium Wild Planet Sardines are sustainably caught along the central California coastline which made Monterey’s Cannery Row famous. These meaty, firm and flavorful whole portions are high in protein and loaded with calcium, phosphorus and iron. Wild Planet Sardines are an excellent source of Omega 3 and Coenzyme Q10. Each tasty little fish is cleaned, scaled and delectable on a sandwich, as a salad topper, or as an ingredient in a Mediterranean-inspired antipasto platter. Four varieties – Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Spring Water, Oil with Lemon, Marinara Sauce.

  • Highest quality sardines anywhere!
  • Use in mediterranean inspired antipasto platter
  • Delicious over a salad or in open-face cheese melts.

Wild Planet offers a full line of top quality seafood with fresh-from-the-sea flavor. In order to adhere to the highest standards of sustainability possible, each product in their line is carefully researched according to the reports generated by leading environmental organizations. From their great tasting Albacore Tuna, Alaskan Salmon and Pacific Shrimp to their brand new California Sardines, we're sure you’ll agree that nothing compares to the flavor, nutrition and value offered by Wild Planet!

Sourcing and Fish Facts

Albacore and Skipjack Tuna

Wild Planet sources albacore and skipjack tuna only from pole and troll fisheries. Numerous fleets around the world use this artisanal small-scale method and deserve our support. This catch method is considered a best choice in harvest technique by the consensus of international environmental organizations studying this issue.

Wild Planet may expand their sourcing as needed from other troll and pole fisheries, all of which are nearly by-catch free and are not overfished. no purse seine or long-line caught tuna will ever be used in their products!

Shrimp
When buying small shrimp for salad or shrimp cocktail, Oregon pink shrimp from Wild Planet is considered a best choice for sustainability as per the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program. Packed without phosphates, their pink shrimp is presented to you in its natural state.

Salmon
Wild-caught salmon from Alaska is considered a best choice for sustainability as per the recommendations of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program. Pacific salmon caught in Alaska are among the most intensively managed species in the world, with excellent monitoring of both the fish populations and the fishery itself.

Sardines
Pacific Sardines are considered to be a "Best Choice" for sustainability as their populations appear to be healthy and abundant. Having recovered from a natural decline in population in the 1960s, Pacific Sardines are prolific breeders that mature quickly and whose numbers are currently experiencing a high growth rate. Migratory in nature and travelling in large schools from Baja Mexico to Vancouver BC, Wild Planet Sardines are sustainably harvested in a well managed fishery with negligible bycatch or habitat damage. Pacific Sardines are versatile and flavorful, each a nutritional powerhouse packed with protein, CoQ10, Calcium, Iron and Potassium. Sardines are also an important link in the food web, as seabirds, marine mammals and other fish rely on sardines as the basis of their diet.
 
Traceability
All purchases made of tuna products are documented by dolphin safe and certificate of origin certificates which indicate:

  • Vessel name and license
  • Captain name and license
  • Country vessel registration
  • Harvest method
  • Area of capture
  • Trip dates of capture
  • Dolphin safe declaration

These data points provide the basis to determine that the fish landed are actually derived from the fisheries determined to be conservation best choices. Verification of these facts are confirmed by Wild Planet personnel through documentation audit and vessel inspection. Traceability of products by vessel name is documented and maintained in the transit, storage and production of finished goods.

Sustainability and Fishing Methods

Wild Planet is proud to offer a complete line of premium quality, great tasting sustainably sourced seafood from eco-preferable fisheries. They are proud to be 100% compliant with the fishing recommendations of all environmental agencies.

Wild Planet is proud to be in full compliance with the green standards of Blue Ocean, Sea Choice and Fishwise.

How was Wild Planet's tuna caught?

In most cases, labeling does not include information on the catch method. If it is absent, assume the worst.

Wild Planet sources tuna caught only by trolling or pole ane line

There is virtually no bycatch* associated with the trolling or pole and line techniques, which are regarded as the best fishing methods for tuna, a fact worth remembering when you buy. This Eco-consensus is supported by many Non-Government Organizations including:

  • The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch
  • SeaChoice
  • Blue Ocean Institute
     

There are 2 main methods used to catch tuna in commercial fisheries that Wild Planet endorses as a best practice method:

1. Troll-Caught Albacore

Commercial fishing vessels that harvest younger surface-swimming albacore are called "jig boats" because they fish with jigs. They are also called "trollers" since they "troll" for albacore.

"Trolling" means to catch fish by towing a lure or baited hook behind a slow-moving boat. In the albacore fishery, trollers attach ten to twenty fishing lines to the vessel's outriggers. These fishing lines are of different lengths and are also spread out along each outrigger to help prevent them from getting tangled up with each other.

Attached to the end of each line is a jig, which is a rubbery fishing lure with a hook in it. Jigs are shaped to look like squid and come in a wide variety of colors. The jigs are trailed in the water behind a moving boat, and some albacore will bite a squid-like jig and get hooked. The hooked albacore is immediately removed from the water and prepared for freezing.

Because jigs are designed to catch fish on the ocean's surface, they simply cannot reach the older, larger albacore that swim in deep waters far below the surface. This is why other types of fishing gear are used to catch older albacore, and why "troll-caught albacore" always refers to the younger, tastier, Omega 3 rich albacore.

2. Pole and line

Pole and line fishing has been practiced for centuries in several different parts of the world. The method involves attracting a school of tuna to the side of a "bait-boat" by throwing live sardines and anchovies overboard. This creates a tuna "feeding frenzy" and fish are hauled out of the water, one-by-one, using pole and line. The size of the tuna caught this way is small, mostly consisting of albacore and skipjack, but also some yellowfin and bigeye.

There are two additional tuna harvest methods that Wild Planet considers as environmentally inferior and not in compliance with optimum conservation of marine resources:

1. Purse Seines

Purse seines are large nets that can measure over 2 km long and 200 meters deep. They are deployed in a circular form around a school of tuna, hanging vertically in the water column. Once the fish are completely encircled by the net, it is drawn tight at the bottom, like a purse, to prevent the fish from escaping below. It is then brought alongside the fishing vessel, hoisted out of the water, and the fish are brought on board. Purse seines are used to target mostly yellowfin tuna and skipjack, and on a world scale account for roughly 60% of all the tuna landed. They are the preferred fishing gear of the French and Spanish fleets.

2. Longlines

Longlining is the most common method used to catch albacore worldwide. Per Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch, longlines attract a variety of open ocean swimmers, such as endangered sea turtles, sharks and other fish, resulting in wasteful bycatch*. Also, as the line is deployed into the water, seabirds dive for the bait, are ensnared on the hooks and drown. Since there are no integrated international laws to reduce bycatch, international longline fleets are contributing heavily to the long-term decline of some of these threatened or endangered species.

Longline gear involves the use of a main line of up to 150 km in length from which as many as 3,000 shorter branch lines, each with a baited hook, are dangled in the water column. The mainline is kept afloat by a series of buoys attached at intervals. The gear is passive, in that it captures whatever fish happen to take the bait. Longlines operate mostly at depths between 100 and 150 metres, but can be set as deep as 300 metres when targeting bigeye. Longlines are used to catch the high-value fish that are marketed as sashimi, historically in the Japanese market but also increasingly in North America and Europe. Since very high quality fish is needed for sashimi, most vessels are equipped with "flash freezers" to freeze the fish to -60oC almost immediately. Taiwan and Japan are specialists in longlining, targeting primarily bigeye, with some yellowfin and albacore.

 *Bycatch

Most fisheries catch unwanted animals along with their target catch. This non-target catch, known as "bycatch", is normally thrown back into the ocean, dead or dying. Tuna fishing is no exception to this rule. Longlines, for instance, can catch sharks, rays, sea turtles, seabirds and many species of fish. Globally, it has been estimated that 200,000 loggerheads and 50,000 leatherback sea turtles are hooked by longlines every year.

Purse seines are no better, with bycatches consisting of a diverse array of marine life, including dolphin fish, billfish, wahoo, triggerfish, barracuda, rainbow runners, sharks and sea turtles, especially when used in conjunction with floating objects (known as fish aggregating devices, or "FADs" - used to attract schools of tuna).

Highest Omega 3 and Low Mercury

Highest Omega 3

Why does Wild Planet's Albacore have such a high level of Omega 3? they cook their albacore once in the can so all the natural Omega 3 are intact. They do not add water or oil. The large national brands of tuna lose most of the Omega 3 in their pre-cooking process before the fish is combined in the can with water or vegetable oil. They sell the extracted Omega 3 oil to supplement manufacturers to use in the production of Omega 3 capsules.

Let Wild Planet provide you with your Omega 3s naturally, with high-protein, high-Omega 3 Albacore.

Wild Planet Albacore and Albacore No Salt Added contain 1,384 mg Omega 3 per 2 oz. serving which is about 140% of recommended daily value by the American Heart Association. Each two ounce serving contains 933 mg of DHA and 300 mg of EPA Omega 3. There are few foods on the planet that match this DHA content! No wonder it has been called a "foodceutical."

Low Mercury

Where does Wild Planet get their "low mercury" fish?

The troll-caught albacore in the North Pacific fishery are lower in mercury because these migratory fish are smaller (about 9 to 25 pounds) than the long-line caught older fish that reach up to 70 pounds after ten to fifteen years of growth. Naturally, the longer a fish lives and feeds, the more it bio-accumulates mercury.

While all fish caught along the West Coast are low in mercury compared to larger overseas fish, Wild Planet has made it their quest to produce the safest possible product. They does this by packing only these smaller fish. Wild Planet wants consumers to accurately quantify their exposure to mercury. Their founders have pioneered the 'Low Mercury' classification for seafood.

The amount of mercury that is considered safe by the EPA and FDA is based on an individual's biomass and cannot be quantified as an overall recommended daily allowance. To put this in perspective, the FDA recommends that children and women of childbearing age limit their intake of albacore tuna to 6 ounces per week based on nationally branded tuna's average mercury content of .45PPM (after water dilution consideration). With a serving of tuna equaling 2 ounces, this correlates to three instances per week, assuming the albacore tuna content of the meal is limited to 2 ounces. Wild Planet Albacore Tuna contains less than half the mercury as compared to nationally branded albacore tuna. Therefore, according the guidelines established by the FDA, consumption of Wild Planet Albacore tuna 6-7 times per week (12-14 ounces per week total) -- with each serving limited to 2 ounces as well -- would still be below the recommended FDA range for mercury consumption on a weekly basis for women and children.

Per these FDA guidelines, men and women not of childbearing age may safely consume more than the 6 ounces of nationally brand albacore tuna or 12-14 ounces of Wild Planet Albacore Tuna.

Comparing Wild Planet test results with FDA albacore test results adjusted for water dilution arrives at the following comparison:

  • Wild Planet albacore average mercury test result: 0.17ppm - 62% less
  • National brands albacore average mercury test result adjusted for water dilution: 0.45ppm
  • FDA maximum level allowed 1.0 ppm

Frequently Asked Questions

How long has Wild Planet been in business?

Wild Planet has its roots in a major West Coast seafood company, Carvalho Fisheries. Carvalho Fisheries' principals, William Carvalho and Bill McCarthy, have a combined 45 years of experience in the seafood industry. They possess intimate knowledge of industry practices and in 2003 chose to discontinue involvement in fisheries that either employ harvest techniques that result in the wasteful discard of usable species or contribute to marine habitat damage. Wild Planet was created in 2005 to introduce a branded selection of sustainably caught seafood and Carvalho Fisheries was merged into Wild Planet in 2008

Wild Planet believes that conservation of wild habitat and harvest of wild seafood can successfully coexist. They strive to offer a product line consisting only of the most eco-preferable, wild seafood on the planet. Thus arose the name Wild Planet.

How is Wild Planet fish caught?

Their fish are caught one-by-one using hand lines and "pole and troll" methods. This insures that, unlike the long-line caught fish many companies use, other species of marine life such as dolphins and turtles aren't harmed.

From where does the Albacore Tuna come? Is it wild or farmed raised?

This wild caught albacore comes from the pristine waters off the Pacific Northwest in the United States.

Is Wild Planet Albacore packed in water or oil?

Neither. They hand-cut and pack delicious sashimi grade tuna steaks. All the Omega 3 oils are retained and no liquid is added. This is 100% pure albacore tuna and sea salt in its own natural juices; please don't drain.

Why is Wild Planet Tuna higher in calories than the large national brands of tuna?

Since all the natural Omega 3 is present in the can, these nutritious oils contain calories, whereas the water in the national brands' tuna is devoid of both nutrition and calories.

Why is the Omega 3 content higher in Wild Planet Tuna?

Since they only cook their albacore once, all the natural Omega 3 is present in the can. The large national brands of tuna loose most of the Omega 3 in their pre-cooking process before the fish is put in the can with water or vegetable oil. They sell the extracted Omega 3 oil to supplement manufacturers to use in the production of Omega 3 capsules.

Let Wild Planet provide you with your Omega 3s naturally, with high protein, high Omega 3 Albacore.

Are there other nutritional advantages to eating fish rather than taking Omega 3 capsules?

Research indicates that Omega 3s may be better absorbed from food than supplements. Norwegian researchers compared 71 volunteers' absorption of Omega 3s (EPA and DHA) from salmon, smoked salmon, cod (14 ounces of fish per week) or cod liver oil (3 teaspoons per day). Cooked salmon provided 1.2 grams of Omega 3s daily, while cod liver oil provided more than twice as much: 3 grams of Omega 3s per day.

While fish oil capsules may be a good source for boosting brain and health-giving Omega 3, salmon has an edge over fish oil as it provides a dose of selenium as well - an element many are lacking.

Selenium is an important antioxidant in the body and has been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. Researchers at Massey's Institute of Food, Health and Human Nutrition in New Zealand investigated whether fish or fish oil tablets is better for people to increase their Omega 3 fatty acid status.

When Massey researchers compared a group of healthy volunteers who ate a 120 gram portion of salmon twice a week with another group who took salmon oil capsules containing the equivalent Omega 3, participants were found to have similar levels of Omega 3 in the blood. What they also found was that the people who consumed salmon were able to significantly increase their blood concentrations of selenium compared to the group who took capsules.

What can high Omega 3 foods do for you?

  • Reduce inflammation throughout your body
  • Keep your blood from clotting excessively
  • Maintain the fluidity of your cell membranes
  • Lower the amount of lipids (fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides) circulating in the bloodstream
  • Decrease platelet aggregation, preventing excessive blood clotting
  • Inhibit thickening of the arteries by decreasing endothelial cells' production of a platelet-derived growth factor (the lining of the arteries is composed of endothelial cells)
  • Increase the activity of another chemical derived from endothelial cells (endothelium-derived nitric oxide), which causes arteries to relax and dilate
  • Reduce the production of messenger chemicals called cytokines, which are involved in the inflammatory response associated with atherosclerosis
  • Reduce the risk of becoming obese and improve the body's ability to respond to insulin by stimulating the secretion of leptin, a hormone that helps regulate food intake, body weight and metabolism, and is expressed primarily by adipocytes (fat cells)
  • Help prevent cancer cell growth

What conditions or symptoms indicate a need for more high Omega 3 foods?

  • Depression
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Fatigue
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • Brittle hair and nails
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Joint pain

Albacore Tuna, Salmon, flax seeds and walnuts are excellent food sources of Omega 3 fatty acids.

Research indicates that Omega 3s may be better absorbed from food than supplements. Norwegian researchers compared 71 volunteers' absorption of Omega 3s (EPA and DHA) from salmon, smoked salmon, cod (14 ounces of fish per week) or cod liver oil (3 teaspoons per day). Cooked salmon provided 1.2 grams of Omega 3s daily, while cod liver oil provided more than twice as much: 3 grams of Omega 3s per day.

Despite the fact that the salmon group got less than half the amount of Omega 3s as the cod liver oil group, blood levels of Omega 3s increased quite a bit more in those eating salmon than those taking cod liver oil. After 8 weeks, EPA levels had risen 129% and DHA rose 45% in those eating cooked salmon compared to 106% and 25%, respectively, in those taking cod liver oil.

What are the functions of Omega 3 fatty acids?

Every cell in our body is surrounded by a cell membrane composed mainly of fatty acids. The cell membrane allows the proper amounts of necessary nutrients to enter the cell, and ensures that waste products are quickly removed from the cell.

EPA Directly Anti-Inflammatory

A recently identified lipid (fat) product our bodies make from EPA, called resolvins, helps explain how this Omega 3 fat provides anti-inflammatory effects on our joints and improves blood flow.

Resolvins, which have been shown to reduce inflammation in animal studies, are made from EPA by our cellular enzymes, and work by inhibiting the production and regulating the migration of inflammatory cells and chemicals to sites of inflammation. Unlike anti-inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin, ibuprofen and the COX-2 inhibitors, the resolvins our bodies produce from EPA do not have negative side effects on our gastrointestinal or cardiovascular systems.

Why is there so much less mercury?

The troll-caught albacore in the North Pacific fishery are lower in mercury because these migratory fish are smaller (about 9 to 25 pounds) and younger (three to five years old) than the long-line caught older fish that reach up to 70 pounds after ten to fifteen years of growth. Naturally, the longer a fish lives and feeds, the more it bio-accumulates mercury.

While all fish caught along the West Coast are low in mercury compared to larger overseas fish, Wild Planet has made it their quest to produce the safest possible product. They do this by packing only these smaller fish.

How is Wild Planet's offering of smaller, juvenile tuna with less mercury consistent with a sustainability mission when these young fish have not had a chance to breed?

There are two fishery segments targeting albacore tuna worldwide: 1) surface fisheries catching migratory juveniles and 2) deep water long-line fisheries capturing spawning stocks. It is counter intuitive to assume that the most sustainable method of catch is to shift effort to juveniles since they have never bred. However, if all fish should be allowed to breed before harvest then there would be no commercial salmon industry since all commercial salmon have also not bred. The salmon stocks are managed by assessment of percentage of capture versus escapement. If an adequate percentage escape capture to go on to reproduce, then the fishery is considered sustainable.

In the albacore world, the surface fisheries are artisanal methods of harvest that are fairly ineffective in capture compared to long-line fisheries. The West Coast troll and pole fishery captures less than 15% of the bio-mass resulting in 85% of the fish returning to the spawning stocks. This 85% escapement is sufficient to sustain the population of the species. Once a fish becomes a mature spawning adult it continues to increase in fecundity exponentially with age. A 10 year old female albacore produces many times more eggs than a 6 year old albacore. The same is true with rockfish or most other fish and is the key rationale for marine reserves designed to protect mega fauna (large spawning adults) in the reserves and allow catch of their offspring outside the reserves. There is scientific consensus that a harvest shift away from long-line caught mature albacore to migratory juveniles with proper escapement is the best model for sustainability.

Wild Planet has not changed the way fishermen fish or influenced the size of fish being taken in the fishery; They only segregate the smaller fish from the total catch brought in by the boats for our own Wild Planet brand and sell the remainder to other companies.

Why is Wild Planet Tuna more expensive than the large national tuna companies such as Bumble Bee or Starkist?

  • Wild Planet uses the highest quality raw materials
  • Wild Planet tuna is undiluted by additives or water
  • Wild Planet tuna is hand cut and packed to provide a whole tuna steak in every can, not a can of tuna flakes and never mushy.

All these make a tuna product that is vastly superior to commodity branded tuna.

Is there mercury or other chemicals in Wild Planet Salmon?

Wild Planet's salmon are wild-caught from pristine U.S. waters, and because of their short lifespan do not have an opportunity to absorb an appreciable amount of mercury.

Are there phosphates in Wild Planet Shrimp?

No. In line with their high standards for seafood, their shrimp is presented to you in its natural, healthy state and our shrimp are from an MSC certified fishery.

What are the small crystals which resemble glass that are occasionally found in canned seafood?

Rare in occurrence, these harmless crystals are formed by magnesium, ammonia and phosphate which are naturally found in canned seafood. During the canning and cooking process, it is possible for these elements come together as the crystalline form of magnesium ammonium phosphate which can resemble glass particles upon first glance.

Unlike glass, these crystals are regular shaped prisms with straight edges and can be crushed to a powder easily or dissolved by boiling in vinegar or lemon juice for a few minutes. Struvite is safe to consume -- natural stomach acids will readily dissolve the crystals and the beneficial minerals will be naturally absorbed by the body.

Why are Wild Planet tuna and sardines caught in the US but packed in Vietnam?

Unfortunately, there is no US sardine or tuna cannery capable of processing their volume requirements and the last sardine factory in the United States closed in 2010. In addition, the US cost of production would greatly increase the retail price beyond the reach of most families. Wild Planet's goal is to make US-sourced sustainable seafood choices mainstream and thus have a greater impact on fishery harvest practices for the long-term good of ocean conservation.

Wild Planet has elected to process their 5oz cans of albacore and skipjack tuna as well as their sardines in a highly respected partner facility in Vietnam. This facility offers state-of-the-art canning expertise in an immaculately clean, accredited environment that produces higher quality finished products than any cannery they have seen in the US.

What is the carbon - load of producing these products overseas?

Wild Harvest has studied this issue carefully, and are pleased to report that one of the lowest carbon-load forms of transportation on the planet is ocean freight. The carbon load of 26 tons of frozen tuna going from Seattle to Vietnam is miniscule and the finished cans returning are even less. Since there are no US canneries capable of processing these fisheries' fish, they are using the most efficient means to utilize them for domestic consumption. It is interesting that prior to their company expanding its sales of these fish, these very same pounds were being exported and not returned for domestic use.

The carbon load of these fish is much lower than the "local" Alaskan halibut and salmon flown to lower 48 states. It is also lower than seafood trucked from West to East Coast or East to West Coast. It is really not total miles traveled but the kind of miles that constitute carbon load. This is one of the reasons why studies have shown that ocean freighted New Zealand lamb has less carbon load when sold in London than Scottish lamb. Distance by ocean is a minor factor compared to energy inputs from feed production.

Are Wild Planet products gluten free?

Wild Planet products do not contain and are not processed with any ingredients known to contain gluten. However, as their facilities are not certified as "gluten free" and because they do not batch test their products for the presence of gluten, they recommend you use this information in determining whether you should consume Wild Planet products based on your personal level of gluten sensitivity.

Upon opening a can of tuna, why do I occasionally see a brownish coloring on one side of tuna?

This brownish coloring is the natural result of not cooking the fish in a can of liquid. Because they do not add water or oil to their 100% pure, solid raw tuna packed into the can, the natural fat and juices that cook out during their once-cooked process is not enough liquid to surround all sides of the fish. Therefore, one side of the tuna may develop a caramelized appearance exactly like a roast browning in the oven. Once you know what it is, it is appetizing! As Wild Planet prefers to offer tuna that retains all of the flavor and Omega 3 nutrients found in the natural juices, they elect to process their tuna this way instead of boiling it in a can of water or oil.

Why are Wild Planet sardines so solid as compared to other brands?

Wild Planet sardines are carefully selected and are the highest quality available in the California fishery. When a fish is really fresh and brought down in temperature quickly prior to rigor it has a firmness and density that is uncommon in most fisheries. The firm fish hold up very well in the cooking process in the can and result in a fish that can be taken out whole and intact. Some find this fish to be drier than other sardines and this is due to the prevention of the liquid medium absorption because the fish are so firm. A "mushy" sardine will absorb the liquid much more readily. Wild Planet recommends breaking up the fish a bit to absorb the oil or sauce if the customer desires a more moist meat texture.

About Wild Planet
Wild Planet Foods, Inc. is a privately held company, whose 100% US ownership includes Wild Planet management, the SeaChange Investment Fund – a Packard Foundation-backed private equity group investing in companies committed to sustainable seafood initiatives -- White Road Investments and a number of the US fishermen who directly supply Wild Planet. Wild Planet's offices are located along the Redwood Coast of northern California in McKinleyville, near Eureka.

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Tasty Recipe:

Wild Planet Mediterranean Seafood Antipasto Platter
Makes 4-6 appetizer portions.

Ingredients
6-8 large green or red leaf lettuce leaves
1 jar Wild Planet Wild Albacore Tuna Fillets
1 can Wild Planet Wild Sardines in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, in Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Lemon, or in Marinara Sauce
1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives
1 jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained
1/2 cup marinated mushrooms
2 roasted red pepper halves, sliced into 1/4" wide strips
4 large pieces grilled eggplant, cut into 1" strips
4 large pieces grilled zucchini and/or yellow squash, cut into 1" strips
1 small fennel bulb, sliced thin
1 cup small fresh mozzarella balls
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces
1/4 cup capers, drained
Olive oil and red wine or balsamic vinegar, for serving.
Instructions
Arrange lettuce leaves on a large serving platter. Remove tuna fillets from jar and retain liquid. Gently break apart tuna into bite size pieces and arrange on one of lettuce leaves, drizzle liquid from jar over tuna. Remove sardines from can, retaining olive oil or marinara sauce. Gently break apart into bite size pieces and arrange alongside tuna on platter. Drizzle olive oil or marinara from can over sardines. Continuing around the platter, arrange olives, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, roasted peppers, eggplant, zucchini and/or yellow squash, fennel, mozzarella balls and tomatoes. Scatter basil and capers over all.

Serve with oil and vinegar alongside.


Wild Planet - Wild Sardines in Marinara Sauce - 4.38 oz.
Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 oz. (56g)
Servings Per Container: 2.5
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 60
Calories from Fat 15
Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 220mg 9%
Total Carb. 0g 0%
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 8%
*Daily Value Not Established.
†Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients: Sardines, Spring Water, Tomato Paste, Garlic, Sugar, Salt, Oregano, Pepper Powder, Basil.

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Not a significant source of fiber and sugars

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The only brand for sardines and tuna I'll eat.

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McKinleyville, CA,
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About Wild Planet

Wild Planet is committed to providing the finest tasting sustainably caught seafood while supporting the conservation of wild marine ecosystems.Wild Planet workers take delivery of the fish right off the boats, and many of the boat owners are shareholders in our company. This gives us the advantage of being one of the very few packaged seafood companies that oversees selecting only the highest quality fish from the catch, directing quality control in the packing of the product and offering the product to our customers. With this hook to shelf oversight, we are able to assure that our products are the best tasting possible and in compliance with our mission.

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