One pound of salmon is being offered for this Neptune's Choice and I would like to explain why this particular offering is different than others we have had. We just do not have any local fresh Salmon. Plain and simple; if we did then we would be offering it to you. What we can provide you is the best salmon possible and that is Salmon from the Faroe Islands.
The salmon is harvested from the Faroe Islands, a rocky group of islands 400 miles north of the Scottish mainland. This fairy-tale landscape with its steep cliffs and breathtakingly rugged scenery is home to a population of islanders whose economy revolves around fishing and aquaculture.
These salmon are raised completely void of chemicals and antibiotics. This is a fish farming process that is all about the welfare of the fish.
It is no coincidence that the Atlantic wild salmon winters off the coast of these islands. The farms’ locations are where the North Atlantic drift and Arctic currents meet, which maintains an all year round sea temperature of between 7 – 10 degrees. Low stocking density is only part of the story. A combination of the unique natural conditions, and the science of understanding best feeding methods.
These deep waters and sometimes 19 foot swells alone with strong sea currents mean the salmon do not suffer from diseases.
In harvesting the fish, welfare and attention to detail are paramount, and at no time during this process have the fish suffered any stress and with almost no human contact, scale loss is minimal.
We believe VAR (meaning Spring in Faroese) is producing the finest Atlantic salmon to be found anywhere in the world.
The cost is 17.00 per pound.