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andyman53 Jan 11, 2007 03:01 PM

Can anyone tell me if there is somewhere in the USA to buy this great tuna from Italy.

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    Bostonbob3 Jan 11, 2007 03:07 PM

    Tre Torri is better (IMO). You can get it here:


    The "Ventresca" is the best of the three available. That's the belly meat.

    (Yes, I know it seems unbelievably expensive for canned tuna, but it really is spectacular stuff. And, the cans are nearly double the size of American tuna cans; 10.57 oz. vs. 6 oz. Still, sorta crazy price, huh? And yet, I buy it.)

    1. Nichele Mar 20, 2010 12:17 AM

      Hey andyman. Did you find a reliable U.S. sourceof Rio Mare tuna? I grabbed a four pack of Rio Mare Extra at a grocery store in Ventimiglia and I'm so sad that I only have one of my four cans left. I visited the recommended Web site, but didn't see Rio Mare.

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        Realfoodiefelice Apr 13, 2010 04:58 AM

        I'm surprised you can't find it in the states. You can find it almost everywhere over the border in Toronto, Canada.

        My question is : How do we know if it is really an italian product.

        1. roxlet Apr 14, 2010 02:14 AM

          I am so excited to hear that this is great tuna! I am in Egypt, and most of the tunas I have found here are mushy messes, so when I saw an Italian tuna in the supermarket, I got a 4 can pack. I then saw this post! Now I can't wait to try it.

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