Patagonian Fish Market offers to consumers, high valued artisanal seafood products with five main features:
Certification of quality of Patagonian Fish Market is a verification system and confirmation in situ about regulatory compliance and standards adopted to ensure origin and food safety on different products. These standards are specified in good practice guidance in conditioning or process plants and over transportation of products, safeguarding their adoption by training fishers and transporters. Continue reeding...
Fair Trade internationally agreed definition is:
“Fair Trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to, and securing the rights of, marginalized producers and workers”.
(especially in the South. (WFTO).)
Patagonian Fish Market, recover Fair Trade principle, putting on artisanal fishery sector.
This platform addresses process lacks, in terms of quality, commercialization, marketing and transform them in an integral service at low cost, looking for maximization incomes of fishers.
Thus, net economic benefits are recompensed to fishers, because only operation costs are discounted over selling prices.
Patagonian Fish Market carries out origin accreditation, ensuring artisanal fishery products points of origin in region Los Lagos. Quality certification and geographical origin status are main differentiators attributes of commercialized products.
Origin certification gives guarantees to consumers, as well; since ensure that products are organic from clean sea waters without contamination and coming from Humboldt current. This last point, it gives another differentiation attribute, since composition of this water mass provides of an important nutrigenomic contribution to products.
Offered products are obtained from authorized artisanal fishers, who operate carrying out conservation regulation and sustainable fisheries management under national and international standards.
In the list of options “Origin”, it is delivered information of fishers’ villages and associated producers to the platform. At this point, the client has more information about producers’ village, fishers and fishers’ organizations and their landings.
In the list of options “Products”, you may inform in “Resource’s Card”, about more antecedents on fishery resource origin, distribution, exploitation status, fishing methods and nutritional contribution.
Traceability is a tracking system that is generated by Patagonian Fish Market and that allows monitoring sold out products attributes and thermal organoleptic characteristics, besides to usual health and fishing authorities’ inspections from landing to delivery to final customers.
Traceability is implemented on this website, allowing clients to make their consultations in “follow your order”, that permits monitoring purchase – shipping product progress in the chain of custody that can be verified personally at the moment of reception. Continue reading...
A regular seafood consumption permits to control weight, improve the digestion and look younger, due to the presence of Omega - 3 fatty acid. This component contributes to reduce harmful cholesterol, keeping a normal blood pressure and helping in cardiovascular functions. Also is rich in vitamins and antioxidants, strengthening memory’s capability to children and adults. Continue reading...
Fish is one of the most complete and healthy meat- food that exist, mainly because of its low fat, good quality of protein, vitamins and minerals, as well as providing few calories, becoming a functional food according to the latest discoveries of the human genome.
Experts recommend eating 3 to 4 g of Omega- 3 per day, and fish such as hake and conger that provide 0.6 g per 100 g of meat, being recommended to consume at least twice a week, along with salads and vegetable stews .