The Truth About

Norwegian Farm-Raised Salmon

" I had an incredible opportunity last year to travel to Norway to learn first hand about seafood from Norway. "


Salmon is really one of the most popular species in the US and there are a number of species available with different characteristics.

Why origin matters

How to identify seafood from Norway

According to the USDA, Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) is a consumer labeling law that requires retailers (grocery stores and supermarkets) to identify the country of origin on certain foods

Why eat more fish

Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels, lowering the risk of heart disease.



Storing fresh salmon

Place the fish in a zipper-lock bag on ice in a bowl (or cover it with ice packs) and place it at the back of the fridge, where it’s coldest.

Best ways to cook salmon

– Pan-fry – Roast – Broil – Skillet to the oven (just make sure your pan is oven-safe!) – Grill – Poached – In parchment (also known as en pappillote, French for “wrapped up in parchment.”)

How to freeze salmon

Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap, place it in an airtight container and freeze it. Make sure to label it with the date and use it within three months.