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Salmon: wild or farmed? It’s really all down to personal taste


Salmon is a very special fish. Highly prized across traditional and new markets alike, the relentless growth in consumer demand for salmon shows no...
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The USPs of UHP lobster


When it comes to foods with the wow factor, very few products can rival lobster. Its sweet, succulent taste has hooked legions of appreciative...
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Getting to grips with Asia’s seafood consumption, and how it’s affecting the rest of the world


Comprising a very broad array of versatile and nutritious products, seafood plays a crucial role in the healthy diets of billions of consumers, as...
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Salmon farming remains widely misunderstood

As the world’s leading producer of farmed salmon, Norway is a popular target for campaigners. It has subsequently had to endure inaccurate information appearing in the media, despite being subject to some of the strictest regulations and controls of any food production industry in the world. (more…)

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Wild and farmed salmon: What’s the difference?

Instantly recognisable by a distinct colour palette that varies from dusty pink to bright apricot orange, salmon encompasses a wide variety of species and production methods. However, the global salmon trade is mainly dominated by wild Pacific and farmed Atlantic fish, both of which are available from Pittman Seafoods. There are five different wild-caught Pacific Ocean salmon species—king, pink, chum, sockeye and coho— all of which are very closely related to one another, but have different flavour and texture profiles. (more…)

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