ATLANTIC HERRING

Also known as: Herring, Sea herring, Sild, Common herring, Labrador herring, Sardine, Sperling

 
 

Availability

Year-round. Most of the herring eaten in the United States in canned and either pickled or smoked.

taste/Texture

Small fresh herring have a more delicate flavor, while larger herring have a fuller, oiler flavor. The mean of fresh herring is soft.

source

U.S. wild-caught from Maine to North Carolina.

Health Benefits

Atlantic herring are a great source of omega-3s, vitamin B12, and iron.

Nutrition Information

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