Basa (a freshwater fish) is as commonly known is also: Swai, Pangasius or simply Catfish. This fish is found generally in Mekong River system of Vietnam, China and Cambodia.
Our white basa fillets are light, flakey and firm, not soft or rubbery, with mild fish taste similarly to the popular western fish Cod and Haddock. Not only is basa fillets boneless, it is a versatile fish which can be cooked in many ways and flavored.
Basa is a cheap alternative fish used in restaurants and sold in supermarkets.
Our basa is certified Halal.
Concerns of Food safety and Health
As the proprietor of TG fishery, Ocean Packers can provide you answers for any at all questions regarding to your product.
- Is your basa safe to eat?
- How is it sourced?
- How is it raised?
Following strict guidelines and regulations of food safety and health, we ensure not only the fish are healthy, but to regularly make sure the ponds and fish feed are in line with our quality assurance.
From Pond to Your Customer
TG fisheries is located near the Mekong River – where we can ensure the quickest transportation from the pond to the factory to shipping line.
The basa are caught in the evening where there is low temperatures to ensure the live capture of the basa.
By capturing the basa live in the pond and having quick transportation to the factory, we ensure the freshness of the basa. Once, the basa reaches the factory, the basa is tested to ensure it is healthy.