Atlantic salmon is a species of salmon and can come from many different places. But only Atlantic salmon from Atlantic Canada is raised in the icy-cold, clean waters that surround New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia – their natural habitat.
So if you’re looking for Atlantic salmon that comes from Atlantic Canada, be sure to ask in stores.
Atlantic salmon thrive in the harsh oceanic conditions unique to Atlantic Canada. Each day, some of the highest tides in the world naturally cleanse our cold, nutrient-rich waters, creating the ideal natural environment for ocean-raising four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) salmon with a distinctly firm (and never mushy) texture and delicious flavour.
You’ll also be able to tell your tasty, high quality salmon is produced in local waters by local Canadian farmers by its unparalleled freshness.
Atlantic salmon is a healthy protein full of good unsaturated fats, potassium, iron, vitamin D and vitamin B12. It’s also an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which studies have shown to be associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease.1 Plus, additional research indicates higher consumption of fish is associated with reductions in coronary artery disease and diabetic chronic kidney disease in Type 2 diabetes.2
Which makes Atlantic salmon the best choice for keeping your family healthy, happy and full.