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Wild Planet Foods introduces new seafood items

Wild Planet Foods, a pioneer of sustainably caught seafood, has introduced five new seafood items to Whole Foods Market shelves in the US. Skipjack Solid Light Wild Tuna in Pure Olive Oil is a 100% sustainably pole & line caught premium tuna, hand-cut and hand-packed with a touch of sea salt and pure olive oil. It is naturally low in mercury with a silky-smooth texture. Also joining the range is Wild Smoked Pink Salmon in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, sourced in the Northeast Pacific by small-scale fishermen. The salmon is wood fire smoked using alder wood. Wild Smoked Mackerel Fillets in Extra Virgin Olive Oil is sourced in the North Atlantic and Eastern Pacific by small-scale fishermen, and features smoked, hand-cut and hand-packed fillets with olive oil and sea salt. The Wild Pink Salmon, 3-Pack is harvested in the Pacific Ocean, working with small-scale fishing families in Alaska and British Columbia. The salmon is skinless, boneless and can be used in a salad or seafood pasta. Meanwhile, the Wild Tuna Quinoa Salad ready-to-eat meal combine100% pole & line caught skipjack tuna with organic quinoa, sweetcorn, zucchini and peas, all packed into a perfect lunchtime-ready portion size. Bill Carvalho, president and founder of Wild Planet Foods, said: “We’re pleased to introduce new Wild Planet products to Whole Foods shoppers nationwide who are making more of a conscious effort to shop with sustainability in mind. Since the company’s inception, it has been our goal to spread awareness about the importance of knowing where your seafood comes from and the nutritional value canned seafood can provide, all while making it more accessible to consumers. This launch builds further on our realization of this goal, and we are excited to offer new, high-quality options that Whole Foods customers are going to enjoy.”

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