Species Name:Oncorhynchus keta
Green – Best Choice
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 – Alaska
How – Wild Caught/Seine
Known 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
Chum Salmon is a great option for smoking – feel free to use the name Keta Salmon on your menu.
For Your Waitstaff
If 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
If your customers are looking for a good value wild salmon – try Chum Salmon – it’s usually the least expensive wild salmon option.