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Black Tiger Shrimp
(Penaeus monodon) is commonly referred to as Black Tiger Shrimp. The Black Tiger Shrimp’s natural range is vast, from the east coast of Africa, throughout the Indian Ocean, and in South Asia.
Black Tiger Shrimp are named for their large size and striped tails and can reach a length of over a foot in some cases.
Black Tiger Shrimp has a crisp bite or snap and a delightful shrimp taste. Shrimp can be seasoned and used in an infinite variety of preparations.
Black Tiger Shrimp are:
- An excellent source of minerals such as Selenium and Copper.
- Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.
- A great source of Vitamin B12, B3 and vitamin E
Vima Black Tiger Shrimp are presented Head-on, Shell-on, and sizes can range from 2 to 4 shrimps per kilo, 4-6, 6-8, and 8-12.
Black Tiger Shrimp can be boiled, sautéed, and are great on the grill.
- HOSO, 1kg carton, 10kg box
Octopus is a cephalopod with eight arms, not tentacles, lined with suction cups. They have almost entirely soft bodies with no internal skeleton. They are found in tropical, subtropical, and temperate waters around the world.
Highly intelligent, sharp eyesight, an outstanding sense of touch, and have built-in defense mechanisms.
Nutritionally is a complete food, highlighting:
- High mineral content, standing out zinc.
- High protein intake.
- Vitamins A, E, C, B1, B2, B3, B5.
- Low cholesterol content.
Typical in Mediterranean cuisines. Vima Octopus is presented in many forms, to satisfy every customer need as the octopus is versatile.
Octopus can be tough and is best tenderized by boiling in water before preparation.
Precious seafood in many parts of the world. It can be eaten raw, cooked, dried, or smoked.
- Tray 1200-2000g, boxes 17kg / 37lb approx.
Cooked Octopus Tentacle
- Tray 10.05 OZ / 300g, box 10kg / 22lb
Oysters are bivalve mollusk in the family Ostreidae, and there are some 200 species worldwide. They are filter feeders that absorb their food by pumping water through their systems and extracting the small organisms they need.
Oysters have a sweet and mild flavor; they should be plump, have a good color and smell of the sea.
- Low in calories.
- Rich in iron and vitamin A, B, and E.
- Have a decent amount of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Vima presents the Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea Gigas), a product from France whole with both shells on. It has thrived almost everywhere in the world wherever it was introduced, thus making the name somewhat confusing.
They are harvested year-round. Grown on managed sea beds and collected in traditional ways using small boats, tongs, and small dredges. It is the most widely farmed oyster in the world.
Typically eaten raw, oysters can be prepared in many ways, including baked, broiled, boiled, fried, grilled, roasted, smoked, and steamed. They require very little cooking and are a real delicacy.
- IQF, bulk pack, 10kg box
(Ensis Directus), better known as Razor Clam or Atlantic Razor Clam, is characterized by an elongated, razor-shaped, brownish shell. A hinge attaches the two valves in the anterior end.
The shell is slightly curved. They live in muddy or sandy sands in fairly shallow water. The size varies with age, reaching an average size of 12 cm when reaching the age of 4 years.
They are a very valued mollusk both for their taste and nutritional values:
- They are high in protein and vitamin B12 and B1.
- They are a high source of calcium, iron ore, and phosphorous.
- Contain Omega-3 fatty acids.
Vima Razor Clams come from the Netherlands and are presented raw and in a neat tray.
Whether steamed, fried, or grilled, Razor Clams are delicious and very nutritious seafood.
The classic method for cooking Razor Clams is by steaming them as it brings out their sweet, delicate meat. On the grill is another perfect option. Don´t overcook them as the texture becomes rubbery.
- IQF, 1kg tray
The Scallop is a bivalve mollusk. Dredges catch them on the offshore banks.
The meat of a scallop is nearly translucent, with a creamy look. Sometimes pink and brown spots accent the meat. It is sweet, ranging from mild to salty with a near-firm texture. Scallops are very delicate and require very little cooking.
- A low presence of calories as well as fat.
- Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.
- An abundance of calcium and Vitamin B12 along with iron, manganese, and zinc.
Vima offers Scallops in different formats and forms. Whole, half-shell, and meat.
Scallops are a real delicacy, and you can enjoy them as sashimi, sushi, and even grilled, or sautéed.
- Bulk Pack, 10kg carton
- IVP, 50units, size approx. 120g, 6kg carton
Meat (roe on)
- 1kg bag, 10kg carton
- Bulk pack, 10kg carton
Meat (roe off)
- 250g bag, 10kg carton
Scampi, Nephrops norvegicus, is a very popular European Lobster that is fished seasonally in spring and summer from Iceland to Western Norway and in the Mediterranean Sea.
- Low in calories yet rich in nutrients.
- Good source of minerals such as Iron, Selenium, and Phosphorous.
- A good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Vima presents Scampi frozen and packed in a plastic tray. Scampi are deepwater crustaceans inhabiting burrows on the continental shelf and are truly a delicious delicacy with succulent white flesh and a very sweet juicy taste.
- Pack 6X800 g, box 4.8kg
- Tray 4×1.5kg, box 6kg