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I purchased salmon that seems to have an interesting history:

[Norwegian flag] NORWEGIAN* SMOKED SALMON

FARM RAISED AND COLOR ADDED

harvested in the icy Norwegian waters of the Northern Atlantic and delicately smoked with a mild, low salt cure

*PRODUCT OF GREECE

I'd be interested in knowing my salmon's provenance. How did it get that label?

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    Sharing the manufacturer/brand would be helpful. My guess is that the fish is harvested in Norwegian waters, but processed (smoked, cured, and packaged) in Greece. Based on the label alone, I could only guess, and not offer a definitive answer. – AMtwo Jan 27 at 18:33
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All Atlantic Salmon* is farmed, so for it to be "Norwegian" it had to come from a farm off the coast of Norway (which is the world's third largest source) then shipped to Greece for further processing. The colour is added in their feed because they're pale compared to wild salmon otherwise; so Greece was potentially where it was filleted & cured. The trip to Greece would have probably been by ship, whole, frozen. Possibly on ice, by truck, but Greece is a long way from Norway by road.
It could even have been processed before shipping or en route, so Greece was left to do just the final packaging.

Some details & numbers on this page - 5 Key Differences Between Atlantic Salmon And Wild Salmon.

Shipping information from SeafoodFromNorway.com

*Atlantic Salmon is the species, there's only one in the Atlantic, whether it's called Canadian, Scottish or Norwegian.

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