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WHAT IS A SEA CUCUMBER?
Closely related to the starfish and sea urchin, sea cucumbers spend most of their time on the ocean floor and are an essential part of maintaining the natural ecosystem.
It's health benefits have been renowned in Asia for centuries. It is considered a delicacy in places like China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
How to Properly Identify a High-Quality Sea Cucumber
Find a sea cucumber from an unpolluted ocean with clean waters. The Maldives is as pure as pure can be. Naturally harvested from our Maldivian lagoons.
All species of sea cucumbers have different value based on their body wall thickness, nutrients, and origin. Holothuria scabra, also commonly known as Sandfish, is the world's highest-valued tropical sea cucumber.
With fisheries rapidly closing to replenish over-fished sea cucumber populations, BluBridge's approach to sustainable mariculture ensures consistent and reliable growth for generations to come.
Highest quality processed sea cucumbers should have a fresh and light sea scent. This means it has been properly cleaned and gutted to remove strong odor, but still maintains that hint of sea smell.
Processing sea cucumbers is a delicate job. When rushed through, sea cucumbers get bent and curved. When handled with care one-by-one, high-quality sea cucumbers dry straight as a line. An exquisite centerpiece on your plate.
Quality over quantity. Rushing through processing makes sea cucumbers look bad.
Careful processing utilizes a precise incision, allowing the cooked sea cucumber to maintain it's form.
There are a variety of ways to process sea cucumbers. When dehydrated with salt, salt weight is added to the sea cucumber. For 100% sea cucumbers with the original taste and texture, look for saltless sea cucumbers.
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