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Dock to Dish: A Seafood Blog.
Ora king salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha)
is farm raised in New Zealand's stunning Marlborough Sounds and hand selected
as the best of its breed. As well as delivering superb dining experiences to
gourmet connoissiseurs around the world including Australia, China, Europe,
Japan and North America, Ora King also appears on
the menus of top NZ restaurants.
New Zealand has some of the world’s strictest
environmental regulations. The feed for this salmon contains ingredients based
on the nutritional requirements of wild salmon. The small component of fishmeal
(only 10%) in the feed is sourced from sustainable pelagic species and is also
World Wildlife Fund approved for use of marine resources in aquaculture feed. It
is certified GMO- and BSE-free and all ingredients are fully traceable.
King salmon boast
a rounder mid-section in comparison to the longer, thinner body of the common
Atlantic salmon species, resulting in a generous fillet. King salmon are also
naturally high in heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids. The result of the high oil
content is a soft and buttery texture that makes this salmon a pleasure to eat,
particularly as sashimi and sushi. This fish is also wonderful baked, broiled
and pan seared.