NEW PRODUCT ALERT: Bay of Gold Premium Tuna
Whenever I think of doing a quick detox, I have a list of my healthy food staples. This includes greens, legiums, berries, lemon, chicken breast, and my favorite – TUNA. In the Philippines, however, premium quality canned tuna is hard to come by. And we often have to resort to buying expensive imported canned tuna products. Those that can only be found in select specialty stores. But now, it’s my biggest delight to share that a new luxury line of premium tuna is now available in the Philippines. Say hello to Bay of Gold Tuna!
A Tuna Party at Rustic Mornings by Isabelo
To celebrate its launch, an intimate lunch gathering was held for friends and media partners. It was held at the famed Rustic Mornings by Isabelo.
I’ve been to Rustic Mornings a few times in the past and I’ve always enjoyed their all-day breakfast menu. This time around, renowned Chef Portia Baluyut prepared something extra-TUNA-dary for everyone that day.
Featuring Bay of Gold Select Tuna variants, Chef Portia got us all excited! For lunch, she made 5 easy and elevated recipes that showcased the high quality and richness of the cuts of tuna in every can of Bay of Gold Tuna. “Bay of Gold Select Tuna’s products are flavourful and unique. I am happy to have developed these recipes for them. Food that discerning Filipino diners can enjoy in the convenience of their home.”
First stop, Hors D’Oeuvres. We were served 5 different canapes using the 5 variants of Bay of Gold Tuna:
- Tuna Big Flakes in Oil with Chili with camembert cheese and lemon peel.
- Tuna Flakes in Shoyu with onion, sesame seeds, and spinach. This was our personal favorite as it packed a great flavor to it, a very asian savor.
- Manuka Smoked Tuna Solid in Olive Oil with cucumber and caviar. Loved the refreshing taste of the cucumber and pop of the caviar!
- Manuka Smoked Ventresca with dill and cream cheese. Very posh!
- Ventresca in Olive Oil with blueberry preserves with mint. Who knew blueberries and tuna can actually go together, right?
After which, the floor was opened for the buffet tuna party:
Creamy Laksa Noodle Soup – HTD Favorite!
Karla and I love a good bowl of soup so this was a perfect start! It was rich, creamy, and very seafood tasty. I personally got a second bowl!
DIY Open Faced Toast
We also got to make our own DIY toast. We had the option to pick whichever tuna variant and toppings. I wanted to keep it light and fresh. So I went with arugula and cucumber with a side of dressing.
Creamy Tuna and Spinach Pasta – HTD Favorite!
This dish was to love! A savory way to enjoy the tuna chunks from Bay of Gold.
If you’re going all out healthy, root for this dish! Light yet packed with lots of flavor and nutrients.
We were all served bowls of homemade watermelon sherbet for dessert. Something I really enjoyed because of its sweet and refreshing taste! Finally ended my meal with a warm cup of coffee.
Benefits of Premium Tuna
Now, nothing enhances our quality of life better than being in optimal health. And good nourishment is always key to a successful pursuit of wellness. Premium tuna is the best high-protein and low-fat choice. Because it’s packed with plenty of Omega 3 healthy fatty acids. As such, it is consistently touted by fitness experts as a delicious and healthy food source for muscle building and recovery. On the other hand, food enthusiasts and home cooks are also on the lookout for premium tuna cuts. To include as a staple in nutritious comfort food recipes for their friends and family.
Alliance Select Foods International, Inc. (ASFII) breaks ground by introducing Bay of Gold Tuna in the Philippine market. Bay of Gold Tuna is a collection of premium and full-flavored tuna creations, made with 100% tuna from the best parts of the fish. And drawn from a wealth of expertise in producing bestselling private label tuna selections for over 75 partners across the globe. And soon, Bay of Gold Select Tuna will be available in supermarkets and specialty stores across the Philippines.
Bay of Gold Tuna SOON at Your Nearest Supermarket!
Bay of Gold Tuna is created from the best parts of the tuna. And its flavours are further enhanced by a wealth of choice ingredients. It comes in 5 delectable varieties:
- Tuna Flakes in Shoyu. An Asian-inspired choice that heightens the umami flavours of Pacific tuna flakes.
- Tuna Big Flakes in Oil with Chili. A product prepared in olive oil and enough chili to provide a hint of heat.
- Manuka Smoked Tuna Solid in Olive Oil. A variant featuring tuna smoked with 100% organic Manuka wood chips to further enhance the premium cuts with aromatics.
- Manuka Smoked Ventresca (tuna belly). Enhanced with 100% organic Manuka wood chips, offers a rich, velvety flavor.
- Ventresca (tuna belly) in olive oil, with a rich and creamy texture.
Bay of Gold Tuna is available from PHP99.75 to PHP215.00 in Landers, Landmark, Real Food, and in more locations soon.
Want to try Chef Portia’s delicious tuna recipes? Just visit the Bay of Gold website at www.bayofgold.com. Or follow them on Facebook and Instagram. Contact them through (+63 917) 620-5726 and (+63 933) 853-6845. Enjoy!
About Alliance Select Foods International, Inc.
Alliance Select Foods International, Inc. (ASFII) is a homegrown international seafood company. Alliance Select was duly registered under SEC on September 1, 2003. They’re engaged in tuna processing, canning, and the export of canned tuna products in General Santos City, Mindanao PH. The company has also recently ventured into salmon farming and processing in New Zealand last 2012.
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