Mt. Cook Alpine SAIKOU Salmon
Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon live in the swift cold currents of pure glacial water amid the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Constant swimming against the water flow means they develop firm flesh with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and less inter-muscular fat than ocean-reared salmon. It is said that Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon are among the healthiest salmon in the world. Catalina Offshore carries the SAIKOU brand of Mt. Cook's farm raised kings. This fish is prized by sushi bars throughout the U.S.
Mt. Cook Alpine SAIKOU is pure king salmon. Sustainably farmed, it is naturally free of parasites, GMO, antibiotics, chemicals, mercury and other heavy metals. In fact, Mt. Cook Alpine's non-polluting farm is so pure, the water is drinkable both above and below the farm.
This fish freezes unbelievably well, and if thawed correctly is indistinguishable from fresh chilled. It provides a clean flavor and delicate taste. Its superior appearance with less marbling and dense, firm flesh that holds together perfectly makes this salmon ideal for sushi.
Primary Product FormsH&G, G&G
Fillet (skin on/off)
Fresh Water Farmed
Harvest Area:Mt. Cook New Zeland
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