“Every fish that is pulled out from the ocean will start with all 7 indicators of freshness. However, the 7 indicators of freshness will start to disappear one by one the longer you keep the fish out of the water. ” :- Ah Hua Kelong, Bryan Ang Wei Jing
“Fish with all 7 indicators of Freshness meat texture is very soft and so much so like candy floss, it melts in your mouth literally, need to taste to believe.” :- Customer Eden Lee
What is 7 indicators of Freshness?
It is a check-list to gauge the duration of your fish leaving the ocean to the point you received it.
What are the 7 indicators of freshness?
1. Reflective eyes
3. Firm meat (feels like your muscle)
4. Bright red blood color near to their head.
5. Curved eye
6. Translucent flesh (most species)
7. Smell (fresh fish has mild ocean and fishy smell)
How 7 indicators comes about?
7 indicators of freshness is a summary of 12 indicators of freshness by American Culinary School.
So why is 7 indicators of freshness so different and why are they so important to buyer?
7 indicators of freshness is seafood standard. Every fish that is pulled out from the ocean will start with all 7 indicators of freshness. However, the 7 indicators of freshness will start to disappear one by one the longer you keep the fish out of the water. After 12 hours, they start losing 1 indicator, after 24 hours they lose another indicator. Eventually after a few days, they lost all the indicators.
Of cause there are exporters who would use preservative to make their seafood look like they have all this indicators but don’t worry, because no preservative can preserve ALL 7 indicators. Preservative has only the capacity to preserve 3-4 indicators but there are tell tale signs.
Where can I find a fish with 7 indicators of freshness?
When a Fish left the ocean for the first 12 hours, they will have all 7 indicators of freshness. As they are kept for longer period of time, they start losing the indicators.
How Fresh a fish with 7 indicators of freshness really is ?
A Premium imported sashimi grade fish has astonishing 6 indication of freshness mainly because they need to undergo some treatment to sterilise the fish, most of them lose out 1 indicator but they are still considered as premium (Read more below).
Why can be attain 7 indicators of Freshness while imports can’t?
Our fish do not need to be air flown or Shipped which normally are freight Chilled or Frozen, we farm our fishes Singapore and served to Singaporean, thus our fish can be Harvested-delivered within the same day.
Why is it so important for your fish to have at least 5 indicators of freshness?
Fish with more than 5 indicators of freshness taste sweeter, juicier and without a doubt, healthy and safer for the kids.With 7 indicators of Freshness the meat texture will be soft and some customer describe them as candy floss, it melts in your mouth literally.
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(picture above) Seabass with 7 indicators of freshness baked and its oil from between its meat marinates itself.
How different are we from Sashimi Grade Fish?
There are tons and tons of work to be done and logistic nightmare to make sure a fish is sashimi grade. A sashimi grade fish has an astonishing 5-6 indicator of freshness.
Our fishes has all 7 indicators of freshness. To accomplish this is pure hard work, determination and knowledge passed down from our pioneers.
Because we farm, harvest and deliver our own fish, we are able to provide a wholesaler price. By law, it is required for fish to go through IQF or Ice blasting to make sure the fish is sterilised so it can be consumed raw. So, if you intend to eat our fish raw, do make sure these steps are undertaken.