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Sablefish

Also known as: Black Cod

Sablefish, often called "black cod" (despite not being a type of cod), is a deep-sea treasure from Canada's Pacific coast. Primarily found in the cold, deep waters off British Columbia, it’s characterized by its dark skin and velvety white flesh.

When it comes to taste, the sablefish truly shines, making it a highly sought-after delicacy for seafood lovers internationally. Its flesh is rich, buttery, and flaky, with a melt-in-your-mouth quality that seafood aficionados rave about. Often smoked or grilled, it's also a popular choice for marinating, given its ability to absorb flavours beautifully. With its unique and luxurious texture, a sablefish recipe promises an unforgettable dining experience.

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Health Benefits of Sablefish

  • Vision & Skin Health: Sablefish is a source of Vitamin A, which aids in maintaining healthy skin, supporting night vision, and contributes to the maintenance of normal vision.
  • Energy & Cell Formation: As a good source of phosphorous and magnesium, and an excellent source of B12 vitamins, sablefish may support energy metabolism, tissue formation and red blood cell production.
  • Brain & Muscle Function: As an excellent source of selenium and a source of omega-3s, sablefish may support the physical development of the brain, eyes, and nerves, especially in children under two, while also contributing to normal muscle function.
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Lobster

There aren’t many seafood species you can buy live, fresh, cooked, or canned, often in the same store. The pride of Atlantic Canada, our succulent lobsters are second to none.

  • An excellent source of copper

  • Contains antioxidants

  • Low in saturated fats compared to other meat proteins

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Mussels

This delectable shellfish is an aquaculture success story — and a delicious addition to your family menu whether steamed, boiled, roasted, or grilled.

  • Helps build red blood cells

  • May aid bone and tooth development

  • Contributes to maintaining healthy skin

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Redfish

Sometimes called “ocean perch,” this Atlantic fish is moist and lean, flakes nicely on a fork, and delivers a hint of sweetness.

  • Source of choline, a building block for neurotransmitters

  • Helps with energy metabolism

  • Excellent source of Vitamin B12

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