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Chinook Salmon are also called Spring Salmon, and got its name after the indigenous Chinookan peoples of the Pacific Northwest. In the US, these salmon are often referred to as King Salmon since they are the largest wild salmon species and can grow up to 100 lbs. Our chinook salmon are harvested using seine nets off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Since these stocks are caught at the mouth of the specific river systems on Vancouver Island that they are returning back to, this is a highly targeted, well managed fishery. While most wild salmon species spend 1 - 3 years at sea, Wild Spring Salmon will spend up to 5 years at sea before returning to spawn. Our Chinook Salmon has a dense meaty texture, rich fatty consistency and is full of flavour.
Chinook salmon is incredibly versatile. Its full flavor and thick meaty flesh can stand up to intense cooking methods (like charcoal grilling) and strong seasonings, or the simplest treatment, such as steaming or baking with a squeeze of lemon and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil. Either way, its full, rich, wild flavor will shine through. Compared to Sockeye, Wild Spring Salmon has a higher fat content and therefore a more luxurious texture, and its flavor will create a dining experience that your dinner guests will never forget.
Delivery and arrival temperature was beyond expectation. Salmon was firm and delicious !
It was the first time that the order included quite a range of portion shapes and sizes but notwithstanding, each portion (including the weight of the frozen water) weighed in anywhere from 177g to 190 g. As usual, all were well vacuum sealed for freshness.
Received my order today, all looks great. I also realized after my "delivery driver" left, that it was none other than your President and GM Guy Dean (who I called Dean when I went to meet him outside). I appreciate the example of service leadership displayed. Says a lot about your company. Thank you,
The flavour was deep compared to the usual farmed Atlantic Salmon you can find in our area and flesh was tender and a deep colour. One of our favorites so far, prepared as sashimi! The meat was fattier than sockeye and was really great in raw format! What a find!
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