Sustainable alternatives to smoked salmon
Until early 2010 we offered smoked salmon with scrambled eggs as an option on our breakfast menu. It was a very popular option, and rightly so, being a high quality product from the excellent Tregida Smokehouse.
However, we had been growing uneasy about serving it for a couple of reasons, neither to do with the quality of the product itself.
The first is that the raw salmon is farmed in Scotland, and then transported quite some distance to Cornwall to be smoked. Secondly, and more importantly, however, is the fact that the majority of farmed salmon is fed on fishmeal, which is produced by catching and processing large volumes of smaller fish which occupy a place lower down the food chain. read more