Pier 33 Gourmet, Seafood by Camanchaca, have for years been purveyors to top selling restaurants and retailers across the U.S. These highly nutritious, flavourful, premium quality seafood inspirations are available at retail for today’s busy families interested in serving healthier gourmet meals.
Camanchaca’s mussels are farmed in the cold, crystalline waters of Chiloé, an island located in southern Chile’s 10th region with a long tradition of farming marine life.
“Our mission for over 60 years has been to provide high quality, sustainable seafood to markets around the world,” states President, Bert Bachmann. “Everyone knows that seafood is good for you, however many are intimidated to prepare seafood at home. With our Pier 33 Gourmet line we have brought together incredible tasting seafood products that allow households to serve restaurant quality seafood in minutes. We are committed to ‘Nourishing Your World’ with convenience, value and an abundance of flavorful nutrients.”
Camanchaca’s salmon is farmed in the pristine glacial waters of the fjords and channels of the 10th and 11th regions in the Chilean Patagonia.
Foodie Millennials and Baby Boomers are seeking sustainably sourced foods for meal experiences that optimize health. 2015-2016 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (8th edition) recommends eating seafood 2-3 times per week, and expands on the concept of “good” fats, such as the Omega-3 fatty acids found in salmon.
Wild caught Langostino Lobster Tails from the pristine glacial waters of the Patagonia.
The guidelines suggest healthy adults consume at least 250 to 500 milligrams of Omega-3 fatty acids (DHA + EPA) per day to guard against coronary heart disease. While all salmon is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids, Ocean Raised® Atlantic Salmon has among the highest
Camanchaca began operating in Chile in 1965, catching and processing shrimp and langostino lobsters. In 1980, a change in leadership resulted in a new strategy to diversify into other sea products, including aquaculture. This decision led to consistent and continual growth.
Currently, Camanchaca is engaged in industrial fishing in northern and southern Chile as well as farming of Atlantic salmon, mussels, scallops and abalone. It operates along 6,640 kilometres of coastline starting from the northern Chilean city of Iquique and stretching southward. This growth has earned the company a privileged position in international markets, exporting to more than 50 countries.