We hand-select our products directly from Italy's regions known for their native flavors and distinctive products.
Callipo was founded in Pizzo in 1913. Callipo became the first producer of tuna not only in Calabria but the first in Italy. This tradition has passed through four generations to present day. Callipo products are exclusively made from Premium Quality Tuna. Callipo’s fishing method is in total accordance with the protection of the habitat of the seas. Callipo tuna is “Dolphin Safe” approved by Earth Island Institute. The main characteristic of this Yellow fin tuna is the light pink color of the meat and the compactness.
Callipo’s production cycle is completely made it Italy. As soon as the tuna arrives they are beheaded, gutted, cut in pieces, washed in plenty of water, steam cooked and vacuum cooled. The pieces are then carefully skinned and are selected according to the quality and size. The glass jars are hand packed and the tin cans are filled by automatic machines. The tuna is ripened in olive oil before sale according to product size.
Callipo grantees product trace ability for each package which provides the knowledge of knowing the origins of the tuna, oil, cans and packing.