Market Report: July 29, 2019

August 7, 2019

Wild Isles Salmon Fillet
Wild Isle Salmon…

Wild Isles Salmon is widely considered “the” salmon that other farmed salmons measured against.

Sustainably raised in the wild open ocean waters off the shetland island’s & north atlantic islands

rugged coastline. It’s this unique environment which give this fish its firm texture, lean flesh,

and buttery sweet flavor that chef’s around the world have come to demand. Rspca freedom food,

& global g.A.P (good aquaculture practices) approved sustainable farming, and low stocking densities

make wild isles salmon farms some of the best in the world.

Every stage of the salmon’s life cycle is carefully monitored and evaluated to ensure environmental

stewardship and quality of life.


[button link=”” newwindow=”yes”] Like us on facebook[/button]


Notes from our buyer

The Alaskan and Canadian halibut availability is looking good.  We have fish arriving this week. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability. 

Mahi availability is still limited and prices are high. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

American Red Snapper-
Catch volumes are looking good this week. Fish ranging in size from 1-2, 2-4, and 4-8 are available. Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

Fresh Crabmeat
Fresh Domestic Crab availability is looking good. Non-Domestic crab availability is very limited.  Venezuela Crab will be going under conservation in mid-August for 2 months.  Fresh Mexican Crab is available. Call your sales rep today for more information.

Clams & Mussels
Availability on littleneck clams and Mussels is looking great this week! Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

Icelandic Cod
Availability is looking good, with pricing holding steady.  Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

Artic Char
Arctic Char is a unique strain of saltwater char sustainably farm-raised in Iceland. Often compared to salmon and trout, Arctic Char has a distinct, sweet buttery flavor and firm pink flesh that sets it apart from other fish on the market. We get this in twice a week; ask your sales rep for more info.

East Coast Oysters
We have a great selection of oysters this week. Make sure you are on our East Coast oyster list that we send out every week. We have access to several varieties each week. Sassy Malpeques are a great oyster from PEI. They are farmed by hand to ensure consistent meat yield and have a distinct sweet brine balanced against a salty snap. Call you sales rep to pre-order today!

Gulf Oysters
The Louisiana Gulf has opened some areas, and others remain closed due to too much freshwater in the bays. Freshwater from the spillway has killed off quite a bit of oysters. Limited areas of Galveston Bay are open for Private Leases only.  We currently don’t foresee any issues with fresh oyster sacks and shucked gallons.  Gold Band oysters will be available, but limited, as we try to get as much as we can from the Louisiana Gulf.

Redfish & Striped Bass
Extra Jumbo Redfish (3lb and up) have decent availability right now.  The fish are coming in around 3 to 3.5 lbs.  The smaller size is due to warm weather, and fish not eating as much due to the summer heat. Jumbo Redfish (2.5-3 lb.) availability is available right now. Striped Bass availability is somewhat limited due to sizing as well. Please call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

Farmed Salmon
Chile Salmon prices are coming down and starting to stabilize. Canadian Salmon and North Sea Salmon prices are holding steady.

Wild Salmon
We have Sockeye salmon in from Situk River, in Yakutat, Alaska. Call your sales rep for more info on pricing and availability.

Wild Isles Natural Salmon
This salmon is naturally raised; Antibiotic Free, Chemical Free, Preservative Free, and Hormone Free. The feed is comprised of all natural and sustainable resources. And unlike other farm raised salmon Wild Isle Salmon is raised in the open ocean of the Shetland Islands, and not in a Loch or Bay like other farms raised salmons. 

U10 Dry Scallop prices have gone up a little this week. We expect decent supplies for the coming weeks. 

Tuna availability and pricing is looking good this week. We are looking to have a good amount of 2+ and #1 fish for the weekend. 

Black Drum
Catch out of Hackberry, LA is looking good  We have new shipments arriving this week.  Keep in touch with your sales rep for the latest on pricing and availability.

We currently carry H&G 10-20 KG & 20-30 KG Chilean Seabass. Seabass prices are holding steady.

Swordfish availability is available with prices coming back down. We have new shipments flying in just in time for the weekend. Call your sales rep for pricing an availability. 

Rainbow ‘Green’ and Ruby Trout
Rainbow trout availability from the farms has improved.  We have various sizes and cuts of Ruby Trout.  Call your sales rep for pricing and availability.

Skye Ocean Trout
The All Natural Ocean Trout (Steelhead) is an amazing sashimi quality ocean trout with a higher fat content then salmon and a great flavor that lends itself to any type of cooking or smoking.