All Canfisco salmon products are made from fresh, 100% wild salmon caught in the cold northern waters of the Pacific Ocean. Wild salmon have lived in the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest for thousands of years. There are two different species of Pacific salmon used for canning, each with its own unique characteristics in size, colour, oil content, texture and flavour.
Available varieties are Sockeye and Pink. Each variety is also available in regular, skinless & boneless as well as no salt added.
Sockeye live four to five years, weigh up to 7 lb. (3.2 kg). Sockeye are the best known and most sought after of the Pacific salmon. Their firm, flavourful flesh, rich oil content and deep red colour make them a favourite in Canada and abroad.
Living only two years, pinks are the smallest and most abundant of the Pacific salmon, weighing up to 5 lb. (2.3 kg). They have heavily spotted backs over silver bodies. They have a delicate flavour and light flesh colour.
Wild salmon have lived in the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest for thousands of years. The rich, creamy taste of wild salmon that consumers around the world have come to crave can be attributed to their high oil content. In addition to flavour, this oil is rich in fatty acids that provide numerous health benefits.