The California Salmon Council

In cooperation with industry and government, the California Salmon Council pursues efforts to develop, maintain and expand domestic and international markets at profitable levels, for California King Salmon and salmon products.

Founded in 1989, the California Salmon Council represents the marketing interests of the state’s commercial salmon fishermen in order to create consumer awareness and marketplace demand for California King Salmon®.

Council Goals

  • Promote, advertise and educate consumers, food service and retail outlets the positive attributes salmon contributes to public health and nutrition.
  • Communicate with the media to enhance the image of California King Salmon.
  • Enable the California salmon fisher to purchase, where there are willing sellers, the allocation rights to harvest salmon. To continuously seek voluntary methods to improve product quality and provide technical information to the industry, media and consumers.
  • To effectively communicate the actions of the California Salmon Council with interested individuals and organizations.

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Nutrition Information

King Salmon isn’t just delicious – it’s good for you! It’s high in Omega 3 oils, which can help lower your cholesterol and triglycerides, and lower your risk of heart disease, with just one serving a week!

Salmon Recipes

Grilled, blackened, poached, broiled. Sushi, appetizers, salads, entrees. We’ve collected a number of mouth-watering salmon recipes you’ll come back to again and again.

Preparation Tips

Storing, thawing, and cooking King Salmon the right way is crucial to retaining that amazing color and fresh flavor. Wild-caught, fresh salmon cooks much faster than farm-raised fish.