PACIFICO AQUACULTURE Sustainably raised striped bass Pacifico was founded in 2010 and is based in Baja California, Mexico. A uniquely special location for ocean farming as the farm site is located on the lee side of the island above a deep canyon with strong currents ideal for raising striped bass. Implementing innovations in aquaculture to ensure the health of the fish from egg to harvest as well as health of the environment and availability of fish for generations to come. Pacifico supports continuous improvement in Baja California, Mexico in a way that builds local economies and protects the well-being of the Mexican people. By implementing sustainable farming practices, demand on local fisheries is balanced; the result of which preserves legacy family fisherman’s ocean resources for generations to come. Pacifico Aquaculture Facts: • What we farm - ocean raised true striped bass • Where we farm - Todos Santos Island, 8 miles off the coast of Ensenada, in Northern Baja California, Mexico • Why we farm there - the cold, clear, crystalline waters of the Pacific Ocean • What we feed our fish - we work to closely to match the diet the fish would have in the wild. The primary feed contains no hormones, no antibiotics PACIFICO STRIPED BASS Clean, firm and exceptionally fresh, Pacifico Striped Bass has a clean mouth feel and a semi-firm texture. Farmed in a location where the merroir or unique taste of the water gives the fish a distinct sweetness with an umami second flavor profile. Raw applications such as sushi, sashimi, crudo and poke provide not only ease of preparation but highlights the flavor of this fish. • The fat content of the fish allows for many cooking methods. From poached to grilled the flakiness of the fish stands out as a buttery eating experience • The skin of this fish is one of its most stunning attributes. Crisping beautifully for many uses • The farm is located only 1.5 hours from San Diego making transportation across the border easy for optimum freshness in market 26 FINFISH KEY: = SUSTAINABLE = LOCAL = USA

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