Salmon Mt Cook Alpine Gilled & Gutted 2kg+/Frozen
Mt Cook Alpine Salmon are raised in the swift cold currents of New Zealand’s Southern Alps. In this remote alpine environment, nature takes the lead. That means minimal human intervention and low stocking densities – giving the salmon space to grow and thrive. Fast flows, highly oxygenated glacial water and the distinctive touch of the seasons are all key ingredients in creating Natures Finest Tasting Salmon.
Please note Salmon range in size from 2-3kg. Price is per 2kg
Mt Cook Alpine Salmon freezes and refreshes incredibly well. Constant swimming against fast, glacier fed canals keeps Freshwater King Salmon healthy and fit; with minimal stored fats. Instead, they store most of their energy as readily accessible intramuscular oil.
These traits are visible in the in the fine marbling and silky texture of their flesh. It’s this unique balance of fats and how they’re stored that lends itself to freezing. The happy result? The convenience of a frozen product, without compromising on taste or texture.
- Perfectly balanced oil content
- Salmon selected at peak of their condition
- Frozen within hours to lock-in freshness and taste
- Convenient supply without wastage
- Subtle clean taste and delicate texture
Availability: All year round.
Shelf life: Best consumed on arrival or within 5 days from receiving product.
Salmon for your health: Salmon isvery low in saturated fat and a good source of protein. It's also one of the best sources of vitamin B12. It's also bursting in potassium and other nutrients like iron and vitamin D.
Suggested Wines: As salmon is quite a meaty fish, if you grill or char it you can pair it with a red. Pinot Noir is a good match. If you prefer a white try a dry Pinot Gris. A fruity Pinot Noir is also a good wine match with Japanese style dishes such as salmon teriyaki.
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