Header image: Alaska sockeye salmon, South Stream Market
In partnership with Alaska Seafood
Sustainability is a catchphrase that’s everywhere nowadays. In the case of seafood, it means that fisheries can exist long term without compromising the survival of the species or the health of the surrounding ecosystem.
Alaska’s precautionary approach to resource management is a model for the world. All Alaska seafood is wild and sustainable. Unlike many of the world’s other fisheries, Alaska’s are managed for protection against overfishing, habitat damage and pollution.
There’s also the nutritional benefits of wild Alaska seafood that make the wide variety of oceanic life there terrific sources of essential components to support a healthy immune system. Salmon, sablefish and herring are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, well known for their anti-inflammatory properties. Other Alaska seafood such as crabs, clams, mussels and shrimp are good sources of zinc, which is critical to defend the body against infections, whilst halibut, rockfish and salmon are some of the best food sources of selenium, one of the most crucial nutrients for maintaining and improving immune function, reducing oxidative stress and minimising damaging free radicals in the body.
Now that you know why you should fill your diet with Alaska seafood, here are some of the best places in Hong Kong to get it delivered to you at home so that you can get cooking:
Alaska black cod, South Stream Market
South Stream Market (SSM)
South Stream Market (SSM) is a Hong Kong-based importer and retailer of quality fresh foods and groceries, in business since 1992. They offer a wide variety of products including meat, seafood, fresh produce, bakery items, dairy, eggs, grocery and lifestyle products, deli items and ready-to-eat goods. They pride themselves on providing total traceability and making the supply chain visible to their customers. They are also a licensed food factory, which allows them to cut, trim and portion raw products based on their customers’ requirements, giving a one-stop solution.
Alaska keta salmon fillets, Ocean Three
Established in 2009, Ocean Three aims to provide their customers with the best service and prices and the freshest ingredients from all over the world. Alaska keta salmon is one of their signature Alaska seafood items, one of the lesser-known salmon species as it offers a drier fillet because of its lower fat content. Ocean Three also offers Alaska black cod steak, which has a rich oil content that gives it its distinctive flavour and texture.
Alaska black cod, Ocean Three
HK-based online platform FreshGo uses live fish bags to pack its fresh seafood and innovative live broadcast technology to let customers place orders. With this technology, FreshGo is able to deliver the freshest seafood from all over the world, including premium Alaska seafood, to customers within 24 hours.
Alaska salmon and black cod, FreshGo
Check out each of these three online shops to discover the premium Alaska seafood products that are best for both your dietary requirements and dining preferences.
Please refer to Alaska Seafood for more information about the beautiful products available along with detailed nutritional information.