Pollock (Pollachius, virens or Gadus chalcogrammus).
Pollock is largely considered to be a whitefish, traditionally a popular source of food in the United Kingdom it has recently been largely consumed as a cheaper and versatile alternative to cod and haddock growing in popularity due to its flavour. The colors of this fish ranges from yellow to pale gray with a silvery body, the younger generation of pollock will have a brighter yellow and darker shade to their exterior and can grow up to 95cm and will have a well-defined lateral line when fully grown.
Can be produced in the following formats:
- Fillets / Loins / Tails
- Block / Bits & Pieces / Mince
- Sealed top retail tray
- Individually vacum packed
- IQF (Individually Quick Frozen)
- Bulk – for further processing
- Count packs – for Foodservice/Catering Ind.
- Salted Fillets
- Salted Loins
- Salted Migas