Is It Wild or Farmed? Tilapia is farmed raised.
Where is it farmed? Tilapia is farmed throughout the world. The Tilapia that The Lobster Place sources is farmed primarily in Central America.
Where does The Lobster Place Source it? The Lobster Place procures Tilapia from vendors in the New Fulton Fish Market.
Is it sustainable? Tilapia is well suited for farming because it adapts well to a variety of environments, and because it provides more protein than it takes to raise it. Among Central American producers, minor concerns exist about the potential for escapes and pollution.
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What is the flavor/texture profile? Low-fat, firm flesh that is mild, sweet and fine-textured.
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