Our delicious Atlantic cod portions from the pristine, cold waters of Iceland are a bestseller for good reason. Mild and sweet, thanks to their diet of mostly shellfish, crustaceans and smaller fish, the glistening white flesh suits many flavors and preparations. If you find cooking fish intimidating or are not a fan of fishy flavors, you’ll love our fresh cod portions.
- Atlantic cod are a bit sweeter and firmer than Pacific cod.
- The cod around Iceland are more or less isolated from neighboring cod stocks by the deep water of the Denmark Strait to the west, the Faroe–Iceland channel to the southeast and the Norwegian Sea in the east.
- Atlantic cod under 2.5 pounds are often referred to as scrod.
Source: US Food & Drug Administration