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Why do you use Portuguese sardines?

There are many different types of fish sold as “sardines." We sought out the true sardine, Sardinia Pilchardus, which is native to the Mediterranean Coast. We also looked for a highly reputable vendor willing to custom pack to our specifications: packed from fresh fish not frozen, using organic olive oil and natural sea salt, and harvested during the optimum time of the year to insure maximum flavor and nutritional value. This combination of factors led to the selection of our current supplier, a family-owned company that has been canning the mediterranean sardine for more than 150 years. Our customers have been extremely happy with our existing sardines, and we believe it would be difficult--if not impossible--to find a superior alternative.