Atlantic (farmed) Salmon

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Seafood « Atlantic Salmon

Atlantic  farmed Salmon

Range:

World wide

Seasonality:

Year-round, 24-7

Method of Capture:

Farmed

Sustainability Consideration:

The waste that is a result of high-density factory farming has damaging effects on the environment. Feed-to-yield ratio, feed-to-flavor ratio, use of antibiotics, artificial flesh colorants, close proximity of sea-lice infested pens to wild salmon runs, and its flavor further prevent farmed salmon being a good choice.

Size Range:

6 to 20 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Unassuming and fatty with a texture that is firm to yielding

Cooking Tips:

cure, smoke, can, mousse