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Certified Sustainable, Nutrient-Rich Wild Alaska Pollock Takes the Spotlight Just in Time for Earth Month

SEATTLE–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–Wild Alaska Pollock, the fresh-tasting, nutritious, flaky white fish sustainably caught in Alaskan waters, has long been used as an ingredient in restaurant fish sandwiches and fish sticks and is widely available in the frozen section of retail stores. Now, this nutrient-dense certified sustainable seafood source is expanding to a central role in Nordstrom restaurants in April, and as a key ingredient in Trident Seafoods’ new Omega-3 supplements for people and dog foods. The new offerings truly demonstrate how each part of the fish is used to reduce overall food waste.

Sustainable Marine Protein

Based on a recent life cycle assessment study* Wild Alaskan pollock has a lower carbon footprint than beef, chicken, and pork. Sustainable harvesting practices and transparency from source to plate allow the fish to be certified as sustainable by the Responsible Fisheries Stewardship and Marine Stewardship Council programs.

Wild Alaska pollock is also one of the most abundant fish species caught in Alaskan waters, well managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries). Scientists set annual catch limits that ensure the viability and sustainability of the species based on some of the most comprehensive fisheries and ecosystem data available globally.

full of nutrients

Wild Alaskan pollock is rich in nutrients. A three-ounce serving contains 281 mg of omega-3 fatty acids, 17 grams of protein, and 130% of the daily recommended value of vitamin B12. Visit the Trident Seafoods website for additional nutritional information.

Great taste

With a mild, delicate flavor, low oil content, and a firm yet flaky texture, this white fish, often described as similar to cod, works well in a variety of dishes. Wild Alaskan Pollock is perfect for grilling, frying, or pan-frying for a delicious and nutritious source of protein, or as an ingredient in sauces, soups, and more.

New Ways to Enjoy Wild Alaska Pollock

In celebration of Earth Month, starting April 5the – May 2North Dakota, Nordstrom restaurants and specialty coffee shops offer two delicious Wild Alaskan Haddock dishes in stores across the country: Blackened Wild Alaskan Haddock with Cajun Risotto and Blackened Wild Alaskan Haddock Taco Salad. Nordstrom chefs have worked in partnership with family-owned Trident Seafoods and the Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) to showcase the versatility and great taste of Wild Alaska Pollock at a time when consumers are seeking more sustainable food sources and new and delicious ways. to enjoy the seafood.

In addition, Trident is introducing two new Wild Alaskan Fish Oil brands, one specifically designed for consumers looking for products to help them maintain their lifestyle and another brand uniquely formulated for their beloved canines. These products are 100% made in the USA and truly demonstrate the “complete use” of fish that each generation at Trident Seafoods strives for. Each will be available immediately at select Nordstrom restaurants and specialty coffee shops and on Amazon.com.

  • Pure Catch® Wild Omega-3 Supplement: Supporting a healthy heart†, brain† and vision†1, These supplements are concentrated to deliver triple the amount of essential omega-3s found in wild Alaskan pollock. The product comes in convenient, flexible resealable bags that contain a ScentCert Heart to add a refreshing citrus scent to enhance the experience.
  • Alaska Naturals® Fish Oil Food Topper for Dogs: With omega-3 EPA + DHA, this new Wild Alaska Pollock Oil supports skin and coat health from the inside out. Get ready for your furry friends to come running as you sprinkle this on their food.

Beyond these new offerings, consumers can look for Wild Alaska Pollock in the frozen goods aisle of their local store, on restaurant menus, and in popular comfort foods like fish fingers and fish sandwiches.

For more information on Trident Seafoods and Wild Alaska Pollock, visit https://www.tridentseafoods.com and https://www.alaskapollock.org

About Trident Seafood

With nearly 50 years of experience under its belt, Trident Seafoods sells the highest quality seafood available today. Since its founding, “From Source to Plate” has been their motto as they control the process, every step of the way, from the icy waters of Alaska, straight to your plate. Committed to balancing responsible business practices with the sustainable use of natural resources, including wild Alaskan pollock, Trident Seafoods participates in and partners with well-managed, sustainable fisheries and is constantly innovating to provide you and your family with the right products. freshest imaginable.

About Nordstrom Restaurant Group

Nordstrom is a fast-moving fashion company that empowers its people to be innovative, creative, and always focused on providing the best service to customers. His restaurant group prides itself on sourcing, preparing, and serving the best food and beverage experiences for its customers with an unwavering commitment to offering the highest quality, healthful, and sustainably sourced ingredients that power its handcrafted, handcrafted food and beverages. zero. offerings They share this excellence at every touch point and product throughout the customer journey and ensure it is guided by integrity and the careful pursuit of social responsibility and environmental stewardship. The Nordstrom restaurant group has more than 200 locations that include specialty coffee shops, quick-service and full-service restaurants. Learn more at www.nordstrom.com/browse/about/nordstrom-restaurants

About GAPP

The Association of Genuine Alaska Pollock Producers (GAPP) is a non-profit organization that advocates for one of the world’s most sustainable and nutritious seafood products, wild caught Alaska pollock in the United States. Joined. Our mission is to generate demand and awareness for fish by driving product innovation, conducting research and raising awareness of product quality and the responsibly managed fishery from which the product comes. Learn more at www.alaskapollock.org.

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*Source: Quantis International, Wild Alaska Pollock Life Cycle Assessment: ISO LCA Report (2021)

1† These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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