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Wild Alaskan Pink Salmon Fillets

2 Fillets (260g)

£8.95

£34.42/kg

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Description

Pink salmon have a light, delicate flavour perhaps with their light, rosy-pink colour more comparable to a trout than salmon, great for roasting or grilling.

Produced in:

Alaska


Sole of Discretion says

They spawn from late June to early September, and our Pinks come from the Nushagak District in Bristol Bay, Alaska. They are caught in static gill nets and the amazing thing about this particular fisher is that the fish are all frozen at sea, between 4 and 12 hours of coming out of the water. Pinks are the smallest fish of the Pacific salmons, weighing around 1-1.5kg each. The Pinks are also called ‘ humpy’ because of the very pronounced, laterally flattened hump that develops on the backs of the adult males before spawning.


Storage Information

Keep in original packaging & refrigerate.

Shelf Life

Minimum 4 days


Cooking Instructions

We suggests cooking the salmon slightly pink to retain its firm texture and amazing flavour. It has far less oil content than a farmed salmon and the meat is firm and full of flavour.


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Meet Sole of Discretion

Plymouth

We provide the ability for the fishers to land, process and sell their own fish, offering full traceability through the supply chain - a first in the UK. By working only with small-scale boats of under 10ms in length, there is significantly less damage to the marine environment than from the large trawlers. The fishers are paid a fair price, agreed in advance - thereby creating a market mechanism for rewarding those fishers doing the least damage to the environment. Our fishers land late in an evening, or early in the morning, we pack and process during the day usually into 300gm fillet packs, and put the fish on the Intercity train to Farmdrop customers in London for same-day delivery. It’s hard to beat that freshness, and because we use only static nets or hand liners, the quality is unbeatable. We trace back to each boat, and all our retail packs state the name of the fisher and method of catch. We also blast freeze our fish - this is an integral part of our ethos: the small-scale fishers are often unable to get out in poor weather, so in order to meet customer demand and be able to continuously supply, we sell their fish frozen when they are not able to get out to sea. In blind tastings, blast frozen, freshly landed fish tasted really good compared to fresh fish that is a few days old, in fact, many people preferred the frozen! We have recently been audited by the Soil Association, and are the UK’s first wild fishery permitted to use their logo. We also work with Exeter University’s marine biology department to help verify the science behind what we do, and videos and links to their research is publicly available.

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