Saturday, July 23, 2011

NORTHERN CATCH- 25

NORTHERN CATCH: IN MUSTARD



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NUTRITION:
Calories 140
Sodium 460 mg
Total Fat 8 g
Potassium 270 mg
Saturated 1.5 g
Total Carbs 2 g
Polyunsaturated 1.5
Dietary Fiber 0g
Monounsaturated 3.5 g
Sugars 0 g
Trans 0 g
Protein 15 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Vitamin A 75.8% Calcium 25%
Vitamin C 0.4% Iron 1.6%



PRODUCT OF:
CANADA

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, water, Mustard flour, Acetic Acid, Modified Cornstarch, Turmeric & Turmeric Extractive, Xantham Gum, Spices



PRICE: .79

OVERALL:
A mustard aroma upon opening, four large, semi-soft fish. A tad bit spiny, mustard has a nice flavor to it. Doesn't overpower the fish. Not much of an aftertaste.A decent tin of fish, I would eat again. 4 sardines





NORTHERN CATCH: IN WATER




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NUTRITION:
Calories 130
Sodium 200 mg
Total Fat 7.0 g
Potassium 300 mg
Saturated 1.5 g
Total Carbs 0 g
Polyunsaturated 1.5
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Monounsaturated 4.0 g
Sugars 0 g
Trans 0 g
Protein 20 g
Cholesterol 90 mg
Vitamin A 2% Calcium 7%
Vitamin C 25% Iron 8%

PRODUCT OF:
CANADA

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Water

PRICE: .79

OVERALL:
No strong aroma upon opening. Three large fish to a tin, hell, there is room in the tin for another whole sardine in this tin. A very firm, spiny, almost hard texture. They taste as if you just caught it and let it sit in the sun for a spell. Not sure what these would be good for, except turtle bait or cat food ( with no salt) Would not eat again, but for the price, I would use them for bait. No sardines







NORTHERN CATCH: IN SOYBEAN OIL



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NUTRITION:
Calories 150
Sodium 240 mg
Total Fat 9.5 g
Potassium 320 mg
Saturated 2 g
Total Carbs 0 g
Polyunsaturated 3.0
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Monounsaturated 4.0 g
Sugars 0 g
Trans 0 g
Protein 17 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 25%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 8%


PRODUCT OF:
CANADA

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, Soybean Oil

PRICE: .79

OVERALL:
No overpowering when cracked open. Three large pieces. They are very spiny; it's like having crackers already inside of the fish. Not a bad-tasting fish, not a flavorful one ether. It would be better in a spread or the likes. Oil doesn't add any flavor to them. Not sure if I would rebuy it. 2 1/2 sardines.












NORTHERN CATCH: IN WATER


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PRODUCT OF:
Poland

INGREDIENTS:
Spring Water, Salt

PRICE: .89

OVERALL:
A faint fish aroma upon opening. A soft textured fish. A mild-tasting fish, no intense fish flavors or after taste. Spines are noticeable. Fish almost has a tuna quality texture to it. This tin would be good with any sauce or seasoning you added to it. 4 sardines 







 NORTHERN CATCH: IN SOYBEAN OIL


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PRODUCT OF:
Poland

INGREDIENTS:
Soybean Oil, Salt, Natural Smoke flavor

PRICE: .89

OVERALL:
Three large fish to the tin. A faint smoke aroma hits you upon opening. A subtle, smokey, saltiness hits you on the first bite. A good textured fish; holds its shape well. No strong fish flavor or after taste. A subtle smoke aftertaste is all that lingers after eating. 4 Sardines.










NORTHERN CATCH: IN MUSTARD




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PRODUCT OF:
Poland

INGREDIENTS:
Sardines, water, Mustard flour, Acetic Acid, Modified Cornstarch, Salt, Turmeric & Turmeric, Xantham Gum, Spices Natural Flavor

PRICE: .89

OVERALL:
A faint mustard aroma upon opening, Four fish to the tin. Watery mustard with mild flavors. A mild-tasting fish. Fish holds its shape well. A dry fish with no strong flavors or aftertaste. A faint mustard aftertaste.
3 1/2 Sardines



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23 comments:

  1. You are perhaps the greatest sardine reviewer in the world. You're a tough critic, and I like that. I hesitated opening my northern catch sardines in spring water, but they weren't too bad. I'm expecting to love your five sardine reviews. How many sardines do you eat a week? What is your preferred cracker and hot sauce? Have you ever though of reviewing canned herring?

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  2. Sardines in mustard. On the can it says salt added. On the nutritinal website it says no salt added. Which one is correct salt or not salt?

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    1. I received the nutrition value from Bumble Bee on Northern Catch Sardines.(Bumble bee is one of two corporations that control all of the states sardine distribution) all info is correct on this site. They do have sodium.

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    2. I would imagine it would had to have zero sodium in a salt water fish. I wonder if it is added not just natural sea salt?

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  3. Nice review! I love your website. I'm also a lover of sardines for several reasons: 1) I now camp year round about 6 days a week. 2) Sardines are super convenient 3) Omega 3's...

    Aldi's oil packed sardines are okay - I think they're the best of the Alid sardine offerings. I can't do the fishes in water. :(

    I'm really enjoying your blog. I also maintain a blog - it's for people who vehicle camp, convert vans into RVs and such. I will link to your blog and recommend it.

    Bradford
    http://vantrekker.blogspot.com/

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  4. I enjoy reading your posts. I go to the Aldi Sardines in mustard as choice, mostly due to their costs and good flavor. However, recently the can changed to match the packed in oil where there are now only 3 slightly larger sardines to the can. I'd like to read an updated review of what you'd think of those ones now.

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    1. Thank you. Thanks for the update on the change. I'll pick up a new tin.

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  5. I love your mustard sardines, awesome taste, I have one to two cans everyday. They are good in grits, J.Morris Sumter South Carolina

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  6. Great Review! Little did I know 2 months ago I polished of what was the last can of Underwood brislings in mustard on earth. Been on a tear to find a good sub. The Northern Catch was a large fish but very good sauce. I'm getting 2 cases King Oscar brislings coming real soon. I guess I should have been eating the Underwood brand more, maybe they would have keep the plant open.

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  7. Hi, why on some revieviews(in mustard) calcium content is 233%, on other (in water) no calcium. Does all calcium comes from mustard??how I can verify cholesterol content(80g), other sites 0%. please explain.
    Margaret

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    1. It seems to be some typos, calcium does not come from the mustard. I'll locate the nutrition sheet and fix that.

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    2. Calcium comes from the fish bones.

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  8. I absolutely LOVE Aldi's Northern Catch in water. They are my favorite out of maybe 15-20 brands I have recently tried. Please give them another chance. :-( lol, I just like them and recommend them to all my sardine friends that are trying a 'no pork, beef, lamb, chicken' diet this 2015. I have not tried the mustard ones (I am still a little funny about saucy ones, I wouldn't like the oil like having a mouthful of oil doesn't sound appetizing, oil is for oysters only in my opinion.) Do you like Smoked Oysters?

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    1. That's great! Having a favorite tin is always good. I may pick up another tin. Sardines in oil are good, try for Olive oil when selecting the oil variety. I'm not a fan of smoked Oysters.

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    2. What about TUNA?
      or other canned fish like crab meat, herring or other?

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    3. What about Tuna?
      Other canned fish? Lump crab, salmon, herring?

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    4. Hey Jennie,
      Sardines from Canada are North Atlantic herring. Other canned fish/seafood is good, Sardines is what I write about.

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  9. Love the ones in the mustard sauce. I wack a can back after my workout. feeling great!!

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  10. first, thanks for detailing the actual ingredients in these products. The mustard ones contain a bunch of other stuff including mustard flour. How can one find out if it gluten free.

    I have no data other than personal experience, but my own personal conclusion is that they must be processed in a wheat/gluten facility. The mustard ones are worse. It's a shame, I bought a whole bunch of them thinking them a good alternative source of protein. I'm gong to have to donate them

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  11. knikik -
    "A few prepared mustards are made with either wheat flour or malt vinegar. Read the ingredient list to make sure your prepared mustard does not. Mustard powder or mustard flour is finely ground mustard seed and is gluten free. In Indian cooking, mustard seed is known as rai.May 29, 2013"

    From: http://www.celiac.ca/b/?wp_super_faq=is-mustard-gluten-free-what-about-mustard-powderflour

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  12. The sardines listed here should all be gluten free. IF the ingredients list changes for the mustard ones to include "prepared mustard" instead of mustard flour, then that might change (mustard flour is finely ground mustard seeds; prepared mustard may use wheat flour or other thickeners that can contain gluten).

    I haven't reviewed the ingredients list for the Northern Catch Sardines in Tomato Sauce. "In tomato" is my least favorite type of canned sardine, as it seems most likely to have an acidic or sour aftertaste.

    I love Sardines in Oil over a good garden salad. Sardines in mustard by themselves or with crackers. I was on a "careful carb" diet (smaller amounts of only very high quality carbohydrates, larger amounts of quality protiens, lots of raw or gently steamed vegetables) for a couple of years and sardines and tuna were both versatile staples of the diet.

    One of the very best things about Sardines is that my kids haven't developed a taste for them yet - so when I pick up a few tins, they are MINE, ALL MINE! MUAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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  13. You didn't have the nutrition label for the one missing sardines in hotsauce but I am still going to devour them🥰

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  14. The latest Aldi Northern Catch sardines are a product of Poland and are now all small ones very much like the latest Bumble Bee sardines that are also all small ones that are from Poland. Actually, I would bet that Bumble Bee is the company that makes the latest Aldi Northern Catch sardines. The new Northern Catch sardines at Aldi say they are scientifically Sprats and so do the Bumble Bee sardines. That means they are "bristling" sardines. They are not bad.

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