Salmon (Wild), Alaska Chum

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Species Name:
Oncorhynchus keta
Sustainability Rating:

GreenGreen – Best Choice

What:

One of the five commercially harvested wild Pacific salmon species, also known as Keta Salmon

When:
Available summer/fall (Canned or frozen year-round)
Where/How:

Where – Alaska

How – Wild Caught/Seine

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsKnown as a good value, Chum Salmon has less oil than the other commercially harvested salmon species.  It has a mild flavor and firm texture.

 

For Your Menu

MenuChum Salmon is a great option for smoking – feel free to use the name Keta Salmon on your menu.

 

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffIf you’re lucky, you’ll get a chance to offer your guests some smoked Keta Salmon – it’s a delicious way to utilize this affordable salmon option.

 


For Your Retail Display

Retail If your customers are looking for a good value wild salmon – try Chum Salmon – it’s usually the least expensive wild salmon option.