Atlantic Cod (Gadus Morhua)
Over 90% of the Norwegian cod catches come from the North-East Arctic cod stock. The North-East Arctic cod grow up in the Barents Sea and is therefore also known at the Barents Sea Cod.
The North-East Arctic cod stock is the largest cod stock in the world, and is in very good condition. Atlantic Arctic Cod is famous all over the world and consumed in a variety of different ways. Norwegian cod has been evaluated against different schemes as Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and KRAV.
Villa Seafood can offer a variety of cod products. Most common are:
Frozen at sea
– N-cut, collarbone on (most common)
– Jap. Cut, collarbone off
Sizes: – 1 kg, 1-2,5 kg, 2,5-4 kg (trawl), 2,5-5 kg, 5 kg + and 7 kg +
Packing: Frozen in vertical blocks, and packed in superbags (standard bags for export). Random weight blocks: 1/2 blocks approx. 20-25 kg for smaller sizes , 1/1 blocks approx. 45-50 kgs for the bigger sizes of cod.
Catching method: Longline, trawl, seine net, gillnet