Squid

The Squid is a highly sought after marine food and a popular item in cuisines like the Greek, Turkish, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, Korean and Indian. In English-speaking countries, squid is often marketed using the Italian word calamari. The body can be stuffed whole, cut into flat pieces or sliced into rings. Squid is a food high in Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Riboflavin.

Species

  • White (Loligo duvauceli)
  • Semi needle (Doryteuthis sibogae)

Seasons

  • White - August to November, January to July
  • Semineedle – August to October, March to July

Variants

  • White - Whole, Whole Cleaned, Tube & Tentacles, Tubes, Rings
  • Semineedle – Whole, Whole Cleaned, Tube & Tentacles, Tubes, Rings

Sizes (size / Kg)

  • Whole - U/3, 3/6, 6/10, 10/20, 20/40
  • Whole cleaned - U/5, U/10, U/20, 20/40

Size (size / inches)
Tube & Tentacles – 2-4”, 3-5”, 4-6”, 5-8”, 6-8”, 8-12”

Sizes (size / Kg)
Tubes – U/5, U/10, 10/20, 20/40, 40/ 60, 60/80, 80Up

Size (size / inches)
Tubes – 2-4”, 3-5”, 4-6”, 5-7”, 5-8”, 6-8”, 8-12”

Process Method
Block Frozen, Blast Frozen

Sizes (size / Kg)
Rings – 20/40, 40/60, 60Up, Broken

Process Method
Block frozen, Blast Frozen, Blanched / Cooked – IQF

Sizes (size / Kg)
Tentacles – 60 Up, 40 Up

Process Method
Blanched / Cooked – IQF