CEPHALOPODS

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We source the best quality Cephalopods from all over the world. Some of our products include:




Cuttlefish

Squid

Octopus

Squid tentacles

Squid tubes

Cleaned octopus



Battered squid rings

Thai blanched squid rings

Californian squid

Cuttlefish fillets

Whole cleaned cuttlefish

Taiwanese squid tubes

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CEPHALOPODS

Cephalopods - the class of molluscs, which scientists classify octopuses, squid and cuttlefish, can change colour faster than a chameleon. They can also change texture and body shape, if those camouflage techniques do not work, they can still "disappear" in a cloud of ink, which they use as a smoke-screen or decoy. Cephalopods also have three hearts that pump blue blood, they are jet powered and found in all oceans of the world.

Low calorie, lean seafood makes it a good way to get protein in your diet without adding too much fat. There are approximately 140 calories per 3 oz. (85g) of octopus, with only 1.8g of fat. Octopus is a very good source of iron, which is a common deficiency leading to weakness, fatigue and anemia. A source of calcium, potassium, phosphorus and selenium. It provides several important vitamins including vitamin C, vitamin A and several B vitamins, as well as some omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 is an important nutrient which may decrease the chances of heart disease.

Octopus also contains taurine, which is an organic acid that acts as an antioxidant, and may protect against some of the stressful effects of exercise. Taurine is also suspected to help prevent heart disease, although there are no conclusive studies regarding this yet. Some studies have also linked it with improved blood sugar levels, however this also needs further study.



Octopus also contains taurine, which is an organic acid that acts as an antioxidant, and may protect against some of the stressful effects of exercise. Taurine is also suspected to help prevent heart disease, although there are no conclusive studies regarding this yet. Some studies have also linked it with improved blood sugar levels, however this also needs further study.

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