haddock

Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100 gram
Servings Per Container

Amount Per Serving
Calories 74
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.45g
1%
Saturated Fat 0.091g
0%
Trans Fat 0.166g
Cholesterol 54mg
18%
Sodium 213mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 16.32g

Vitamin A
57iu%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
11%
Iron
0.17%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

General Information

The haddock is easily recognized by a black lateral line running along its white side (not to be confused with pollock which has the reverse, i.e. white line on black side) and a distinctive dark blotch above the pectoral fin
Haddock are a bottom dwelling species, which is caught on both sides of the North Atlantic. It is smaller than cod. Smoked haddock is also a very popular dish

Fishing Season

In Norway :From june to August and from November to March

Average Size/Weight

400-800g, 800-1200g and 1kg+

Form/Packing

Seafrozen, Block frozen
Packed in take weight bag of approx 25kg
Caught by Longline or Trawler

FREEZING FORM

The material is usually processed H&G but it also also reprocessed:
In skinless & boneless fillets
Skinless loins and tails
Skinless portions

Sensory Characteristics

Low in fat and is a good source of sodium and potassium. Cooking is restricted only to one’s imagination, the most popular North American presentation being battered fish and chips.
Haddock is a very popular food fish, sold fresh, smoked, frozen, dried, or to a small extent canned. Haddock, along with Atlantic cod and plaice, is one of the most popular fish used in UK.

Fresh haddock has a clean, white flesh and can be cooked in the same ways as cod. Freshness of a haddock fillet can be determined by how well it holds together, as a fresh one will be firm; also, fillets should be translucent, while older fillets turn chalky (nearly opaque)

Ingredients

Haddock.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN/FAO

Wild Caught, Norway
FAO27

Product Available/Frozen

Skinless and Skin-On Fillets
Haddock Loins
Haddock Tails
Headless & gutted whole haddock

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