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There is an urban myth that adults have better taste than children. Actually. the opposite is true! We now know that the reason children like things that are sweet is because of the fact that a child's palate is actually much more sensitive than that of adults. In fact: three to four times more sensitive! Infants have around 30,000 tastebuds spread throughout...

Two years ago today, Verlasso® salmon became the first and only ocean-raised farmed Atlantic salmon to receive the “Good Alternative” buy rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium® Seafood Watch® program. Verlasso received the Good Alternative, or yellow, rating as a result of its participation in the new Seafood Watch® External Assessment Model, which provides...

Did you know wild salmon is seasonal?

Summer is when both sport and commercial salmon fishing occur and when wild salmon is generally available in restaurants and markets. But from late fall to early spring, wild-caught salmon can be difficult to find. Nevertheless, our appetite for fish continues. Fortunately, farmed salmon is available year-round.

However,...

If you’ve seen photos of our Verlasso® salmon farms, you may have noticed one that features a beautiful snow-capped mountain in the background.  What you may not have known is that the mountain is actually a volcano. 

Located between Osorno Province and Llanquihue Province in the Los Lagos Region of Chile, Osorno stands 8,701 feet tall and is one of the most...

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Blogger Lisa Lillien a.k.a. Hungry Girl today posted a list of four "superfoods" to supercharge your diet, including quinoa, chia seeds, swiss chard, and kefir! "Time to supercharge your diet, people. Maybe you're eating these things already -- good for you! -- but maybe you're stuck in a food rut that needs a little healthy shake up," she said. Check out the...

It's always exciting when we come across chefs using Verlasso in ways we may have not see before. By discovering pictures of his beautiful meals on Instagram, we were introduced to Michael Scipione, a private chef and personal trainer with a vast knowledge of fitness and nutrition from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Michael is committed to delivering healthy,...

"It's ok to use the oceans, it's not ok to use them up."  This was the succinct, and eminently tweetable, summary of the Economist Magazine’s World Ocean Summit offered by Jane Lubchenco, currently a professor at Oregon State University and former Administrator of NOAA.

The World Ocean Summit brought together about 300 people divided between NGOs, government...

To make cooking with Verlasso® salmon easy and efficient, here are a few choice tools and equipment that we like to keep around the kitchen. 

1.       Fish Knife

With a pliant, narrow blade that thinly cuts and finely trims, a fish knife is specially designed to bone, fillet or remove the skin from salmon.

Try this Wüsthof Classic Fish Fillet Knife from ...

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