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Fish Tales| Categorized Under Sustainability

Dangers of Microplastics and Single Use Plastics in the Ocean

Category: Sustainability

If there’s something we always want to be associated with when it comes to our products, it’s that we only source the highest quality of fresh fish and seafood. But what does that mean exactly? 

It means knowledge, experience, working with the right producers, and a commitment to keeping things local wherever possible. 

It also means ensuring that sustainability is a core part of everything we do. Which is something we’re going to look at today, with the lowdown on how plastic consumption affects our oceans.

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Halibut and Cold Smoked Fish: Easy Seafood To Use

Categories: Specials, Sustainability

Sometimes it can be a little intimidating using seafood, knowing exactly how to cook each product, from cooking times to flavour pairings. However two relatively simple seafood products to use are halibut and ready-made cold smoked fish. Halibut is a very forgiving fish when cooked, and cold smoked fish is ready to eat but can also be used in a variety of dishes to add smokiness and delicious flavour. 

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Using Canned Salmon

Category: Sustainability

We won’t argue that canned salmon is just like fresh salmon—nothing can beat that—but we will say, if you’ve never tried canned salmon, or have been put off by it, it’s time to give it a chance. 

It’s affordable, sustainable, and most importantly, delicious! To help convince you, we’re going to explain a little about what goes into the process of making canned salmon and tell you about some of the tasty things you can do with it. 

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Christmas Table

Seafood for Christmas: Scallops, Whole Salmon, and More!

Category: Sustainability

While for many the classic image of a Christmas feast is of a golden roasted bird - specifically a turkey, front and centre with a glutton of trimmings festooning it, there has often been a place for fish and seafood at the centre of the table. 

Here we take a look at a few global traditions as well as ideas for delicious meals made with seafood, from scallops to salmon. 

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Dungeness Crab

All About Halibut and Crab

Pacific halibut are some of the largest fish and are native to the north Pacific, occurring in the northeast from the Bering Sea and Alaska to California, but are most abundant off the coasts of  British Columbia. They have a flat, diamond-shaped body and can attain a length of over 8 feet and a width of over 5 feet.

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Preserving BC's Wild Salmon Population

Category: Sustainability

Alexandra Morton — known as the Jane Goodall of BC salmon — has dedicated her work to chronicling the BC wild salmon population, and fighting for its conservation. Here we take a look at preserving BC's wild salmon population, which are in integral part of BC's wilderness. 

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