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June 04, 2009

Parent Club Review: True North Salmon

I must confess, this writer, does not eat fish or seafood...so when Parent Club was approached to review True North Salmon a group of salmon aficionados was put together for the review.

The What: The True North Salmon Company is a family-owned, Canadian company based in New Brunswick. Since the beginning in 1985, True North has remained dedicated to fostering environmental stewardship and committed to sustainable farming practices.

Recently, True North received the Seafood Trust Eco-Label Certification which identifies True North as a premium environmentally-managed company which demonstrates commitment to sustainable development, low-impact farming and conservation when producing and processing Seafood.

For our review; True North supplyied their Seafood Trust Certified Genuine Atlantic Salmon which is available via their Heritage Salmon brand (http://www.heritagesalmon.com/ ) at Loblaws, Longos, Sobeys and Metro stores across Canada.


The Review: Three generous salmon portions were delivered along with all the fixin's for Maple Bar B Q Salmon (yes, click that for the recipe) as well as cedar planks for cedar plank salmon. Though the maple salmon was enjoyed the clear winner was the cedar salmon - natural and healthy.

The general consensus was that the salmon was really, REALLY, good. I believe someone even said EXCELLENT. The reviewers noted the fish was moist, fresh and great tasting.

Everyone agreed that they would buy this fish and some asked where they could find it in stores (see above for locations).

As a consumer, I would certainly buy this Canadian-produced, sustainably farmed salmon. I throw my support behind farming practices which are ethical, sustainable and respectful to the environment.

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3 Comments:

At June 4, 2009 at 11:40 AM , Blogger Loukia said...

My boys love love love salmon - as do I! We love it cooked on the BBQ or grilled in some olive oil on the stove top. Mmm... so good for you, too!

 
At June 5, 2009 at 8:32 AM , Blogger Karen said...

Is there a recipe for the cedar plank salmon? I have always wanted to try it but have yet to get it together to get the plank and the salmon and look a recipe all at the same time!!

 
At June 5, 2009 at 9:20 AM , Blogger Parent Club said...

Karen for cedar planked salmon:

Soak cedar planks in water for 24 hours. At time of bar b q'ing take out planks and put on grill (have water spray bottle nearby just in case if you wish). Please fish on cedar planks skin side down (do not turn).

Voila.

 

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