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How much seafood should someone eat?

According to the FDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans, adults should eat two servings, 8-12 ounces of seafood per week (based on a 2000-calorie diet). Those who are pregnant or breastfeeding can safely consume 12 ounces per week of low-mercury seafood such as salmon, pollock, and shrimp.

Are the products fully cooked?

Aquamar surimi is already fully cooked. You can enjoy it straight from the package, or, if you prefer, you can heat it in a microwave, toaster oven, or pan on your stovetop.

How do I prepare surimi?

Aquamar Surimi can be eaten cold right out of the package. Or, if you prefer, simply heat it gently for a warm, savory protein treat.

How is surimi used?

Surimi is not only delicious but endlessly versatile. Often used to make sushi in fine restaurants, surimi can be enjoyed at home in countless ways: As a topping on your favorite salad, to add healthy protein to pasta dishes, or as a shortcut to a refreshing ceviche. And surimi is compatible with almost any cuisine. See our recipe section for more creative ways to incorporate Aquamar surimi into your household menu.

Does surimi have a risk of mercury?

Since it’s primarily made from whitefish, which don’t tend to acquire mercury from their environment, you can be confident consuming Aquamar surimi without the risk of neurotoxins.

Does surimi have bones?

Aquamar surimi is completely deboned as part of the preparation process. When it comes to our surimi, you can serve it to your family and never have to worry about bones.

Is surimi healthy?

Aquamar surimi is a deliciously healthy way to enjoy protein from fish. It’s low in calories (about 110 per serving) and cholesterol (only 3% of the recommended daily allowance), with absolutely no saturated or trans fat.

What fish is used to make surimi?

Aquamar surimi is made from mild species of whitefish that is wild-caught in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way.

What is surimi?

Aquamar surimi is made from fish that is deboned, then combined with other ingredients and made into a delicious, fully cooked seafood delicacy. The culinary tradition of surimi is centuries old and probably originated in Japan as a means of using and naturally preserving more of a fisherman’s catch.

How does Aquamar support ESG? 

Mindfully embracing Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) is a core value of Aquamar in our business practices, approach to sustainability, and embrace of the highest ethical standards.

What is Aquamar doing to promote diversity?

Aquamar employs over four hundred people and embraces a culture that champions Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The Aquamar family comprises people from many races, ethnicities, religious affiliations, etc., all working together toward a vision of fairness, purpose, and fulfillment.

How does Aquamar address sustainability?

As an active member of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)—the premier organization devoted to protecting the world’s oceans and sea life—Aquamar adheres to strict sustainability standards. When it comes to our sources and suppliers, we are committed to only doing business with good stewards of the ocean’s bounty.

How is Aquamar different than other seafood companies?

Other seafood companies are in the business of fishing and then selling what they catch. Aquamar focuses on the consumer, which frees us up to devote our resources to bringing the best, most innovative seafood solutions to improve people’s lives.

How long has Aquamar been in business?

Aquamar was founded in 1991, but its founders brought the tradition of ready-to-eat seafood in the form of surimi to North America a decade earlier.

What does Aquamar do?

At Aquamar, we believe everyone deserves access to healthy, high-quality protein. Our focus is on protein from seafood, especially seafood that’s affordable and easy for individuals and families to enjoy without the hassles associated with preparing it in the home.

Who is Aquamar?

Aquamar is a leading producer of surimi and other delicious and convenient seafood products.