Aquaculture

Did you know wild salmon is seasonal? Summer is when wild salmon is in season and when it’s generally available in restaurants and markets. In some locations, however, salmon season can be a relatively short period of time, and depending on the year, salmon fishing can be very limited.

The summer months are when both sport and commercial salmon fishing occur,...

As the executive chef at Chill Rooftop Grill in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, Chef Vanessa Burk is committed to serving her customers delicious food in a relaxed, family-friendly setting. She also demonstrates an appreciation of the New Jersey’s wonderful food bounty from fresh seafood, to locally grown crops, and a growing, nationally recognized wine industry. ...

Journalist Lisa Palmer recently interviewed Verlasso® Director Scott Nichols to learn how Verlasso® is changing food production, especially as it relates to sustainable aquaculture. The interview was featured on the website FutureFood 2050, which publishes a wide variety of stories about food issues, opportunities, and solutions–all grounded in fact....

Sometimes, incremental approaches travelling along familiar pathways won’t take us where we need to go. This certainly seems true when we think about how we will provide food for the 9 billion of us who will be on the planet in the 2040s. The combination of changing populations and their demographics mean we will need to double food production by then.  This...

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"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 ...

We’re always looking for salmon recipes to try at home. Since Verlasso is now available at Central Market in Texas (currently in Houston and Dallas Metroplex stores), we thought we’d focus on Texas bloggers this week.   Here are 10 very different salmon recipes from Texas food bloggers that we can’t wait to try with Verlasso salmon.  If you have a salmon...

  1. We use 75% fewer wild-caught feeder fish.  By including yeast rich in omega-3s in our salmon’s diet, we significantly reduce our “fish in, fish out” ratio from 4:1 to 1:1.
     
  2. The salmon’s ocean home is pollutant free.  There’s very little industrial development in Patagonia, so the water is free of toxins.
     
  3. Our fish have lots of room to grow.  Our ocean pens...
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