WHITEFISH

WHITEFISH

ALASKA POLLOCK

Alaska Pollock is a member of the cod family and shares many of its attributes. The Alaska Pollock fishery is, by volume, the largest fishery in the United States and the second largest fishery in the world. The catch has averaged approximately 1.2 million tons per year.

Alaska Pollock is the name of a specie as well as a place of origin. In the US, Alaska Pollock has to be from Alaska. In the rest of the world, pollock could be from other countries. To check for Genuine Alaska Pollock, look for FA067 on the back of any packet.

Taste: Mild

Texture: A firm texture yet tender fillet that flakes beautifully when cooked

Color: Snow-white

Size: Averaging 1.5 to 2 lbs. each

Omega-3s: 470 mg

Cooking methods: Extremely versatile for use in a variety of different recipes, just steam, sauté, grill or roast

Download
Alaska Pollock fact sheet
GAPP’s brochure

Learn more:
https://alaskapollock.org

BLACK COD

BLACK COD

BLACK COD

Snow white fillets that flake beautifully when cooked and melt in the mouth. It is a hot favorite in Japanese cuisine and other Asian dishes.

Taste: Sweet and delicate yet intensely flavorful, with a robustness that is unique for a white fish

Texture: Discernible flakes and velvety texture

Color: A sharp snow-white fillet

Size: Average weight 5-10 lbs. up to 40 lbs. each

Omega-3s: 1800 mg / 100 g

Cooking methods: Steam, sauté, poach, or roast

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Black Cod fact sheet

PACIFIC COD

PACIFIC COD

PACIFIC COD

Mild and delicate in flavor, but with a high oil content, Pacific cod is perfect for baking, frying, sautéing, and steaming.

Taste: Moist and slightly sweet flavor

Texture: Firm with distinctive large flakes

Color: Snow-white

Size: Average weight 5-10 lbs. up to 40 lbs.

Omega-3s: 280 mg / 100 g

Cooking methods: Due to its firm texture, Pacific Cod adapts well to most cooking methods. It can be roasted, poached, steamed, sautéed, or deep-fried for fish and chips.

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Pacific Cod fact sheet

HALIBUT

HALIBUT

HALIBUT

Has a reputation as one of the world’s most premium whitefish species. The largest of all flatfish, halibut has a firm and flaky texture and delicate flavor.

Often referred to as the “steak of seafood.”

Taste: Sweet, delicate flavor

Texture: Firm and flaky texture

Color: Snow-white flesh

Size: Average weight 35-50 lbs.

Omega-3s: 460 mg / 100 g

Cooking methods: Grilling or roasting

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Halibut fact sheet