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The Virtues of Our King

The nutritional virtues of King Salmon

There is increasing recognition of the clear health benefits of eating fish regularly, particularly oily fish. Oily fish are those with the natural oils distributed throughout the flesh and are consequently of very high nutritional value.

King salmon has the highest natural oil content of all salmon - a naturally rich source of healthy marine long chain Omega-3s. A 150g portion of King salmon provides the complete daily requirement of Omega-3.  Long chain Omega-3s have important heart health benefits, may be beneficial for the joints, and keep immune systems in good shape.

Long chain Omega-3s are also important for a healthy mind at all life stages, especially in young children where Omega-3s are vital for development of the brain and eyes.

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Health Benefits of Salmon and Salmon Related Products
Health Benefits of Salmon and Omega 3 Oil Supplementation

Salmon is also an excellent source of protein, with 18g of protein in every 100g of fresh King salmon, as well as providing other vitamins and minerals. Salmon is simple, tasty and convenient to prepare for a meal and it's also easily digested.

Go to Our Brands to find interesting, quick and easy salmon recipes.

The choice is yours

King salmon is a good-sized fish with firm flesh which can be served in a wide variety of cuts from fine fillets to steaks, portions or whole fish. New Zealand King Salmon is responsive to customers’ preferences and the salmon can be harvested at any size to satisfy the demands of the market. King salmon’s attractive orange/red colour, delicate texture and characteristic rich flavour, make it very appealing when served either raw, cooked or smoked.