Salmon is the UK's most popular fish, and can be considered a healthy choice - low in fat, but high in omega-3 fatty acids, protein, minerals and vitamins. Salmon is very versatile, lending itself to grilling, frying, poaching and baking. For something different try our recipe French Salmon Casserole.
Wild salmon have a complicated life, being born in fresh water, then migrate to the seas of Greenland and Norway where the feed on sand eels and crustaceans which give them their pink colouring. The salmon return home to the rivers where they were born to spawn from one to four years later.
Most Salmon farms in the UK are located in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, because Salmon will only thrive in a fresh, clean environment. Shetland Finest farmed Salmon is using a unique, low-volume and sustainable rearing method with a higher welfare standard and lower impact on the environment.
Scientific Name: Salmo Salar
Provenance: Shetland Finest
Catch or Cultivation Method: Farmed, Freedom Food Awarded, sustainable (ingredients from fish stocks fished within the safe biological limits) feed
Preparation: Scaled, pin bones removed.
Refrigerated Shelf Life From Despatch Date: 5 Days
£28.50 per kg
Your meat order is kept cool in transit because we either use an
insulated expanded polystyrene box, or a recyclable tough corrugated
cardboard box which is foil lined and insulated with bubble wrap. Both
boxes are leak-proof and sturdy.
To keep your delivery cool, it is packed along with specially designed
ice packs. Our ice packs are made with a frozen water-based gel, which
keeps the meat at the correct temperature for up to 48 hours. When the
ice does melt, it stays as a gel, which prevents the delivery becoming