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To Refrigerate

  • Refrigerate fish as soon as possible after purchase.
  • Ideally, remove the fish from its wrapping and store it on crushed ice cubes on a plate in the fridge. Cover loosely with foil. Replace the ice as it melts. Do not place ice directly on fillets or darnes of salmon or trout.
  • If the fish is packed in special foil wrapping by the fish retailer do not remove the fish from packaging, simply refrigerate as soon as possible.
  • Fresh fish in good condition and properly stored should last a day or two after purchase.

Freezing Fish 

  • Do not freeze previously frozen fish.
  • Fresh white fish can be frozen for a maximum of 6 months.
  • Oil-rich fish is best if used within 3 months.
  • Remember to freeze fish as you intend to use it. For example do not freeze a whole salmon if the intention is to use portions on an ongoing basis.
  • Please do not ask your retailer to vacuum pack fresh fish, i.e. whole salmon for your convenience, as this is not safe practice.