Origin: USA/Canada: FAO21 – Europe: FAO27
Herring fish belong to the genus clupea and family clupeidae. They are relatively small, silver-colored fish. There are mainly two species of herring, Atlantic herring or Clupea harengus and Pacific herring or Clupea pallasii. In Europe we are working with the Clupea harengus membras specie
In USA the “winter herring” is caught from November to March and the “summer herring” is caught from May to September. Mid-summer and December are the ideal time for herring.
Mostly available in whole round the fish is also cut in Canada or Europe into butterfly fillets or sold as H&G Block Frozen usually frozen at land. Packing weight is customizable Whole round / Block frozen
A hearty fish with strong flavor and a medium texture. Rich in Iron and vitamin B-12.
Strictly size graded and inspected