Neon Flying Squid Rings


Bartrami is a squid species, which lives for 1 year and grows up fast. During its life it migrates for spawning and breeding needs. Female one have a bigger body and the matures can reach to 5 kg. They are fed with small middle water creatures and the smaller one of their own family. They are catched with deep sea nets. They live in Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans. They multiply in Pacific in winter.

They have a similar taste with Todarodes species as they are close relatives. Because of its big body shape, they are not sold in the market as whole round; they are in demand in rings or tubes.

Product Description

Product name Deep Frozen Bartrami Squid Rings 10 kg
Latin name Ommastrephes bartramii
External barcode 8680539205002
Internal barcode -
Size Meat width: 1,2 cm  /  Diameter: 4-8 cm  /   Glaze öncesi boy     /    Glaze sonrası boy
Product description

After catching, squid is cleared of tentacules, innards and skin, cut rings, treated acc to EU standards, freezed immediately, glazed at the rate of protecting glaze. After freezing, the product is packed in 10 kg bulk pack.
Freezing type IQF (Individual Quick Freezer)
Packing type 10 kg bulk pack
Ingredients Squid rings (100%), water (3-5%)
Production type Farmed  /   Catch   (FAO : 61 )    /    Value added
Origin China
Units per package -
Glazing rate 3-5%
Product type Squid ring
Broken pieces Max 5 pcs / 10 kg
Appearence White meat, specific appearence
Smell Specific, normal smell
Taste Specific, not bitter or  sour, normal taste
Texture Strict, not dry
Average weight -
Shelf life After production date, first 18 months
Additives EU standard treatment (Maks ‰5)
Outer package Colorless microwave corrugated cardboard box  (PAP)
Inner package PE inner bag
Packing criteria

The total migration value of components of plastic substances and materials to foodstuff,  per square decimeter surface area of substance or material can not be more than 10 mgs. This value is defined as the limit of total migration of plastic substance and materials (mg/dm2).
Storage conditions
Should transport and storage at min -18°C. Transportation should be without contamination and complete with no break of cold chain.

Nutrition facts

Energy (kcal/100 g) 92
Fat (g/100 g) 1
Protein (g/100 g) 16
Cholesterol (mg/100g) 233
Na (mg/100g) 44
Carbonhydrate (mg/100g) 3
Vit A (%/100 g) 1
Vit C (%/100 g) 8
Ca (%/100 g) 3
Fe (%/100 g) 4
Omega 3 (g/100 g) 0,486

Chemical Parameters

Hg (mg/kg) 0,5
Cd (mg/kg) 1
Pb (mg/kg wet weight) 1
Total max dioxins (pg/g wet weight) 3,5
Total max dioxins and dioxin like PCBs (pg/g wet weight) 6,5
Total PCB28, PCB52, PCB101, PCB138, PCB153 and PCB180 (ng/g wet weight) 75


Microbiological Parameters

Histamin (mg/kg) 200-400
Salmonella spp(g-ml) 0/25
Listeria monocytogenes (g-ml) 0/25

Legal Criteria

GKGM Regulation on water intended for human consumption
GKGM Regulation on microbiological criteria
GKGM Regulation on contaminants
GKGM Regulation on labelling
GKGM Regulation on packaging waste control
GKGM Statement of plastic materials in contact with foodstuffs
Turkish Food Codex Regulation

Determination of Net Weight

Remove package from low temperature storage, open immediately and place contents under gentle spray of cold water.
Agitate carefully so product is not broken.
Spray until all ice glaze that can be seen or felt is removed.
 Transfer product to circular No. 8 sieve, 20 cm (8”) diameter for packages #0.9 kg (2 lb) and 30 cm (12”) for packages >0.9 kg (2 lb).
Without shifting product, incline sieve at angle of 17-20E to facilitate drainage and drain exactly 2 min. (stopwatch)
Immediately transfer product to tared pan (B) and weigh (A). Weight of product=A-B
*Acc to AOAC official method 963.18 net contents of frozen seafoods glazed foods


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