Surimi (Pollock)

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Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Surimi, also known as as imitation crabmeat, is made from minced Pollock When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA, Russia How – Wild Caught/Trawl   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Surimi has a mild, crablike flavor and a firm texture.  It can come in a variety of styles like sticks and flakes. For Your Menu Beyond it’s …

Salmon, Sockeye

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Also known as Red Salmon, Sockeye are harvested from a variety of areas, including the well known Copper River and Bristol Bay runs. When:Available fresh spring – fall, Frozen year-round Where/How:Where – Alaska and Canada How – Wild Caught via Gill Net     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Bristol Bay, Alaska, has the largest …

Salmon (Wild), King

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Sustainability Rating:Multiple Ratings What:Also known as chinook, king salmon are the largest of the 5 commercially harvested species from the N. Pacific and can reach weights up to 125 lbs. (they are also the least abundant, and in general, the most expensive). Although Copper River kings tend to get the most press, we source king salmon from different areas as …

Smelt

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Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Think of smelt as tasty freshwater sardines! When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Canada, USA How – Wild Caught/Gillnet, Trawl   Back to Product Guide Characteristics These frozen smelt have a delicate sweet taste and range from 3 – 5”. They come packed in 11/1# units. For Your Menu Delicious deep fried, some call them “fries with …

Sanddabs

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Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:The most popular member of the Sanddab family When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Pacific Northwest; California How: Bottom trawl     Back to Product Guide Characteristics Treat Sanddabs as you would any smaller flatfish – they cook up quickly and are great sautéed, broiled or baked. For Your Menu Keep it simple with Sanddabs – sautéed in a …

Sablefish

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Sustainability Rating:Multiple Ratings What:Also known as Black Cod, Sablefish is a rich and flavorful choice When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – California’s Central Coast, Pacific NW, Canada, and Alaska How – Wild Caught/Longline, Trap   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Sablefish gets its name because of the luxuriousness of its flesh. Rich and succulent with an excellent fat content keeps it moist …

Shrimp, Royal Red

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Sustainability Rating: Yellow – Good Alternative What:Royal Red Shrimp When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA How – Wild Caught/Trawl   Back to Product Guide Characteristics Royal Red Shrimp are deep dwelling shrimp. They live in colder water than other shrimp which gives them a sweet flavor and rich texture. For Your Menu Royal Red Shrimp are a bit more delicate with softer …

Sole, Rex

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – unranked What:A right eyed flounder found along the Pacific coast from Alaska to Baja When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – USA, Canada How – Wild Caught/Trawl       Back to Product Guide Characteristics This tasty flatfish yield a very small and delicious fillet (2- 3 oz.).  They cook up quickly with a sweet, delicate flavor! For Your Menu …

Lobster Tails (S. Australian)

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Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:Tails from the Southern Rock Lobster When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Australia How – Wild Caught/Traps     Back to Product Guide Characteristics These cold water tails have a sweet, succulent flavor and good fat content which keeps them moist and delicious! For Your Menu Add a delicious cod water Lobster Tail to a steak for a …

Shrimp, Kalari Argentinian Red

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Sustainability Rating:grey – unranked What:Frozen at sea, head-on, shell-on, 5-10 count/lb shrimp. When:Year-Round Where/How:Where: Southern coast of Argentina in the Patagonia region How: Mid-water trawl   Back to Product Guide Characteristics From the ice cold waters of the Southern Atlantic Ocean, comes Kalari Red Shrimp. These shrimp are caught off the Coast of Argentina in a region known as Patagonia. …