advantages frozen fish

Ticking boxes – The many advantages of sourcing frozen fish


There’s a strong case for saying that of all food formats, frozen ranks among the most relevant for today’s increasingly demanding and busy...
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Fishoil

Fish versus supplement: why eating seafood is more beneficial than swallowing a capsule


Many of us need to take a tablet at some stage in our hectic lives. Maybe it is to shake off the occasional headache or cold. Perhaps it has been...
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Salmon prices

Atlantic salmon prices explained


Very few seafood products can rival the international demand that salmon has. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...
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Two certifications for Alaska salmon

Alaska salmon is something of a phenomenon: these iconic American fish, belonging to the genus Oncorhynchus, are highly prized by consumers in many countries throughout the world.

As popular as these fish are in the marketplace, there has been significant toing and froing with regards to Alaska salmon’s sustainability accreditation in recent years. It all began in 2012 when eight major players in Alaska’s fishing industry — together accounting for more than 70% of the state’s salmon harvest — said they were no longer going to seek certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) third-party certification organisation, saying that it had become too costly. They also questioned the robustness of the programme. (more…)

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Go wild for Pacific salmon

The Pacific Ocean is home to six types of wild salmon, of which North American fishermen target five: king, sockeye, silver, pink and chum in commercial fisheries operating along the west coast, from Alaska to California. These are some of the most iconic and valuable fisheries in the United States, but because they are wild fisheries, catch levels can fluctuate considerably from season to season. On the whole, though, catches have been quite prolific in recent years. (more…)

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Go wild for Pacific salmon

The Pacific Ocean is home to six types of wild salmon, of which North American fishermen target five: king, sockeye, silver, pink and chum in commercial fisheries operating along the west coast, from Alaska to California. These are some of the most iconic and valuable fisheries in the United States, but because they are wild fisheries, catch levels can fluctuate considerably from season to season. On the whole, though, catches have been quite prolific in recent years. (more…)

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