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How to store, freeze and defrost salmon

Method

  • STEP 1
    Keep all salmon refrigerated between 0˚C - 4˚C.
  • STEP 2
    Fresh salmon: Use fresh salmon within 1-2 days (for packaged fresh salmon refer to on-pack best before date).

    Smoked salmon: Use smoked salmon within the on-pack use by date. Once opened ensure product is handled and stored appropriately, refrigerated between 0˚C - 4˚C and consumed within 72 hours.
  • STEP 3
    Fresh salmon: Place unused fresh salmon in a vacuum sealed bag or freezer sealed bag. Place current date on the fresh salmon and store in freezer for up to 3 months.

    Smoked salmon: To maintain the highest quality for smoked salmon we do not recommend freezing the product.
  • STEP 4
    Fresh salmon: To defrost fresh salmon, take out frozen salmon from freezer and place into a refrigerator overnight.