Mexico.- This past March 2, the Lent 2022, which unites thousands of Mexicans in a tradition, which indicates that during holy days you can only eat fish, fruits, vegetables and cereals. Due to this situation, the Federal Consumer Protection Office (Profeco), was given the task of making a list of recommendations to choose the best products from the sea.
Through the edition of the Consumer Magazine for the month of March, Profeco assigned a section dedicated especially to “FISH AND SEAFOOD”, which have an important content of proteins, fatty acids, among other nutrients that are good for health.
Average prices of fish and shellfish per KG.
- Plain: $55.90
- Dry Charal: $60.00
- Fresh whole flag: $70.70
- Mojarra: Small tilapia, $75.40; Mexican or Mexican mojarra, $75.60; Large tilapia, $83.10; Fillet. Frozen or Thawed, $161.50; Fillet. Fresh, $184.00.
- Catfish: $76.80
- Base: Steak. Fresh, $92.40; Fillet. Red. Frozen or Thawed, $95.90; Fillet. White. Frozen or thawed, $100.60.
- Sierra: Whole fresh. From the Gulf, $95.30.
- Surimi bar: $106.00.
RECOGNIZE ITS FRESHNESS: Check that the scales are shiny, meat with consistency, firm and transparent eyes and the smell must be fresh. If you notice an unpleasant smell, it is likely that it is decomposing.
USE THEM THE DAY YOU BUY THEM: Try to consume fish and shellfish the same day of purchase, without viscera that can contaminate the product.
CHOOSE CORRECTLY THE PLACE OF PURCHASE: Preferably they should be establishments that have the necessary equipment, such as refrigerators and freezers that guarantee product freshness.
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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE WHOLE FISH: You can buy the whole fish, in order to take advantage of other parts, such as the head that gives good flavor in the preparation of broths and soups.
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