FRANCISCO MUÑIZ E HIJOS, S.A

100 years of family tradition selling deep-sea frozen fish.

I.Q.F. Freezing system.

Individual Quick Frozen. Keeping the fish fresh.

Sale of deep-sea species.

Deep-sea species wholesale, sale of bate, I.Q.F. freezing services, cold-store warehousing, tuna-fish and big fishes.

Cold-store warehousing.

Services of cold-store warehousing with capacity for 4000 tons of sea products.

Horse Mackerel (Trachurus Trachurus)

Pelagic fish which is very common in the North Atlantic; it lives between 100 and 500m. deep, creating dense shoals; it can be found in warm waters and currents. It is a fusiform shaped long fish with pale flanks. The fins and the back can be grey or greenish except the belly, which can have different shades of white or silver. The head is pointed, eyes and mouth are very big relative to the head. It can be longer than 30 cm long, up to 60 cm.

Launch format  |  Whole Horse Mackerel I.Q.F.

Sizes

Pcs./Kg. cm. Grams
2/3 Pcs. +28 350-500 gr.
3 Pcs. +28 300-350 gr.
3/4 Pcs. +25 250-300 gr.
4/5 Pcs. +25 180-250 gr.
6/7 Pcs. +18 150-180 gr.
7/8 Pcs. +18 125-150 gr.
+8 Pcs. -18 - 125 gr.

Bag 1 Kg. Net

Bulk box 10 Kg. Net

Bulk box 15 Kg. Net

Bulk box 20 Kg. Net

Nutritional value

Nutrition specialists around the world agree with the importance of this fish, a product high in proteins, fat, vitamins and mineral salts. They also confirm that including it as part of our diet is irreplaceable, particularly if you are looking for a balanced, healthy and complete diet.

The horse mackerel, as it is a oil-rich fish, is a greasy fish. This fat is rich in omega-3 fatty acids; this helps to reduce the level of cholesterol and triglycerides which at the same time collaborate to reduce the risk of heart illness and blood vessels.

The horse mackerel is a good source of proteins with a high biologic value which also contains important quantities of vitamins and minerals. Regarding vitamin B2, this is more abundant in rich-oil fish than in white fish, and it has a significant content if vitamin B3. Likewise, vitamin B12 is present in important quantities even more than in eggs, dairy products and the majority of meats. In general, vitamins from group B allow the energy nutrients to a maximum, (carbohydrates,fat and proteins). These vitamins intervene in many organic processes like red corpuscles formation, synthesis of genetic material or the function of the central nervous and immune systems.