Our Brands

Many Imitators, Only One TinCanFish

There are a lot of poor quality fish products on the market today and to be honest, it's pretty sad. At TinCanFish, only the highest quality fish is chosen to be tinned with complementary and regional ingredients. 

All of our seafood is sourced from Portuguese brands with best in class tinning standards and fishing practices, ensuring you enjoy only the highest-quality catches. Plus, each tin is rigorously tested to prevent you from consuming dangerous levels of contaminants such as mercury. 

Learn more about the brands we carry below

BELA

A 2nd generation family and veteran owned business that have been producing and exporting tinned seafood from Portugal for decades. 

BELA products are caught and packed in BPA-NIA (free) cans and jars with organic oils using traditional methods. BELA sardines are MSC certified, BELA, BELA mackerel is caught off the coast of Portugal and packed fresh, while our skipjack tuna is dolphin safe.  BELA EVOO is organic certified and all our flavors are natural. BELA uses traditional production methods and all products are hand packed. BELA offers a classic gourmet European experience.

Known for its beautiful packaging, BELA Brand Seafood looks as good in your cabinet as it does on your plate!  

Briosa

Portuguese caviar never tasted so good! 

Established in August 1991 in Figueira da Foz, one of the finest seaports in the south, Briosa is a family run business that benefits from the constant supply of fresh fish. 

Inspired by hand made Portuguese tiles, every Briosa Gourmet tin is designed with history in mind and packed with first-class fish and oils. 

Briosa Gourmet has something for all fish aficionados. Skinless and boneless sardines, spiced varieties, codfish, and much more are available for those who like to add some adventure to their seafood cuisine. 

Cantara / Cantara Creative

From award-winning producer, Paolo Dias comes a pair of brands so beautiful you'll want to savor the packaging just as much as what's inside. 

Paolo has owned factories and brands for more than 4 decades and has created some of the most iconic artwork in the Tinned Fish space. His techniques and flavors are traditional and highly regional. Paolo uses the highest ingredients and freshest sources for his productions and the artwork is both playful and traditional. The Cantara and Cantara Creative lines show respect and honor to the industry and entice new fans with playful and vibrant artwork.

Emporium

Antonio Manuel is a 4th generation business owner in the Portuguese fish industry. Emporium encompasses everything that his family has been about since 1882, when his great-grandfather started the original fish preserving business.

A.M. Pinhal partnered with factories to create products to his specifications and quality requirements. His tins are indestructible. Reminiscent of the Key-Opening type as they are a heavy gauge tin plate can. 

Good Boy

This quality revived canned fish brand carries retains the high standard and distinct flavoring that made it popular 70 years ago, during its founding. 

These delicious anchovies come with a unique variety of spices and sauces, and are delivered in old-school packaging that bursts with nostalgia. 

Jupiter

This trusted brand has now served high-quality, authentically prepared fish for 73 years. Like Good Boy, with whom they share a founder, Jupiter can only be sold in the United States by TinCanFish!

Jupiter's delicious canned fish is presented in certified Portuguese Olive Oil and is packaged according to Portuguese tradition. This is a product that stays true to its roots, through and through.

La Gondola

This sought-after global sardine brand is seldom sold in the United States, with TinCanFish being one of only a few lucky companies to have the rights to sell it here. 

La Gondola has been exporting high-quality fish from Portugal for eighty years. Their gourmet products are in ever-increasing demand from foreign markets.

Served in a can with an easy pull tab, getting a delicious, healthy snack has never been easier!

Lucas

TinCanFish is excited to be one of only a few American vendors through which Luças Portuguese Sardines sells their gourmet canned fish. 

Based out of the small fishing town of Matosinhos, this brand's products are not only authentic and genuine but also make for an excellent healthy snack.

MANNÁ Gourmet

Exclusively imported by TinCanFish this is one the premier sardine brands available in Europe and now available in the US since May 2021.  Manna Gourmet is produced in the seaside village of Olhão long known for it's outdoor market and specifically it's fish market.

They something about the water in the Algarve makes the fish sweeter.  Perhaps it is the recognized national water park Ria Formosa and the non-industrial waters, or maybe it is simply the slow pace of life and the expertise of the skilled fishers from this region that a have a secret in their catching methods.  Either way, we here at TCF highly suggest this brand.  The Mackerel Portuguese style is a staff favorite!

MAR

Using an intentional blend of tradition and modernity, the folks at the brand MAR run a 4th generation family-owned company. Their deliberate choices show up in the quality of their products. All fish are carefully chosen from sustainable fisheries that use ethical purse-seine techniques, earning them BIO and MSC certifications. Initially prepared with the traditional pre-cooked method and then paired with organic extra virgin olive oil and other high-quality ingredients, the delectable flavor speaks for itself. But even before you take a bite, the sophisticated packaging communicates the brand’s emphasis on quality.

MAR carries a diverse line of products including both tinned and jarred options. From whole-fillet tuna and codfish to delicately flavored sardines and mackerel, MAR is the gourmet dream of fish aficionados everywhere. 

Marie Elizabeth

The Marie Elizabeth Brand pays tribute to the historical involvement of women in the worldwide success of Portuguese Sardines. Simply put the industry and the widely successful distribution of Portuguese Canned Seafood has been orchestrated by Marie Elizabeth who is representative of all women in the industry.

Not only does this brand stand for a great cause, they also make some of the finest tinned fish in the industry. 

Minerva

The newest addition to our market, Minerva, is one of several brands owned by A Poveira, a producer of fine sardines for over 75 years. 

Certified by the Marine Stewardship Council and by the Halal Certification Services, A Poveira uses only traditional methods, ensuring their fish are some of the healthiest in the world. 

Palacio de Oriente

This brand has been a trusted name and market leader in the canned fish industry since its founding over 140 years ago, in 1873. During their long, long lifespan, Palacio de Oriente's accreditation has gone nowhere but up - you'll be hard-pressed to find a brand more reliable in this market!

All products include no preservatives, guaranteeing you a healthy snack of the highest standard.

Porthos

With over 100 years of history, Porthos is produced by Conservas Portugal Norte, a company with a long tradition in the manufacturing and sale of canned fish. 

Arriving fresh each day from a fishing port located less than a mile from the cannery in Matosinhos, Porthos’ preserves range from tuna, mackerel, horse mackerel, mackerel, and cod among many others. 

Found on kitchen tables throughout Portugal since 1912, now you can taste top-notch fish from the same seas. 

Storch

A Family Brand. 

Inspired by their Viennese heritage the STORCH BRAND serves up hardy flavors and bold pairings with the exquisite refinement of the modern day taste.  Produced on the Iberian peninsula at the finest canneries.  

Talisman

Talisman, the PREMIUM Portuguese brand!

Producing only the finest olive oil around, Talisman is located in Trás-dos-Monte, a historical province of northeastern Portugal. They stay true to their roots in the production of their delightful olive oil, by using only the fresh ingredients.

Imported by TCF, this brand of olive oil is very hard to find in the States!

Varina

This Portuguese-sourced brand imported exclusively by TinCanFish packs a delicious punch. The Varina Brand offers Sardines, all of which are inspired by world-renowned chefs. Each can of Varina represents a different interpretation by chef and artist blending tradition and modern Portuguese regional culture.

With their wide array of options, this brand is sure to have something in store for everyone to enjoy!