Name: Abalone is called as fish yet it is not a fish. The single shell of abalone is marine mollusks belonging to Gastropoda. Abalone is oval and abalone meat is very tender and smooth, and the taste is very delicious, not the other seafood can match with and it has long been known as the "crown of seafood treasures". Abalone is very expensive andit’s known as thata bite of an abalone equals to a bite of gold.
Growth process: It usually spends 1 to 4 years longer for Abalone to grow from the beginning of the fertilized egg to commodity specification of 6 to 8 cm long. Abalone grows slower and slower along with the age growth on the decline. Along with the process of growth the shell of Abalone has tree rings of grow grain, whether the grain growth is obvious or not is due to its environment season and feeding on the kinds of bait. Abalone grows veryslow; the shell grows up to 2 to 3 cm in 1 year and up to 4 to 5 cm in 2 years. It takes over 6 to 7 years for anabalone shell to grow over 10 cm long. The Australia frozen Green Edge Abalone imported by Chuan Yang is around 3 to 5 years old.
Nutritional value: Abalone nutritional value is extremely rich, containing 20 amino acids, each hectogram fresh abalone meat contains 23.4 gramsrich protein, 3.4 grams fat, inorganic calcium 32 mg, 3.0 mgiron and certain level of iodine, zinc, phosphorus and vitamin A, B1, etc. Natural wild plain ready-to-eat Abaloneretains higher nutritional value than that of dry Abalone. A lot of valuable elements, original taste and function are lost after cooked to dry Abalone.