also sells other local Rarotongan specialities prepared
from the finest locally grown ingredients.
Blue Pacific is dedicated to providing
the very best to its customers and since its inception
has launched its own range of new products designed
to bring something different to the market place.
Among the innovative choices available
are smoked flying fish – nicknamed South Seas
kippers – which have already become a local
favourite. “They taste just like kippers and
are great product,” says Jack. Another new
idea is fish sausages which Blue Pacific is currently
trialling, with the help of experts from overseas.
Based on tuna meat the sausages are a delicious
alternative to regular fish fillets or your normal
These ‘value added’ products
are at the core of the Blue Pacific’s philosophy
to bring the delicious taste of the South Seas to
“It is all part of what we want
to do there,” explains Jack. “We have
been focusing on value added products – something
a little different.” The company hopes that
with products like these backing up the quality
fish being caught in local waters Cook Islands seafood
will be able to make a name for itself in the regional
But there is more to Blue Pacific
than just fish-based product – you can also
find delicious Polynesian and Cook Islands specialities
like rukau (taro leaves in coconut cream) made from
locally grown ingredients for sale at the shop.