Mersey Point Fish Products :: Salted Herring

By: Mersey Point Fish Products  09-12-2011
Keywords: Fish Products

Matjes herring, a young fat fish, is lightly salted and has a delicate taste. The omega 3 is derived from the high fat content of this herring. The old saying is “a Matje a day keeps the doctor away”. A favourite in Europe where they have been enjoyed as a staple food for centuries, Matjes herring are gaining in popularity in our local market. Mersey Point Fish Products is the only company in North America that produces the Matjes Herring in the authentic Dutch way.

Matjes Herring

Matjes herring is traditionally eaten raw with onions. Matjes herring can also be served in a salad, or on a platter with hors d'oeuvres. Matjes herring are sold cleaned, vacuum packed and frozen in a two piece package and a 10 piece package. Matjes herring are also sold in 5 kg buckets. The number of herring in the bucket can vary and is always indicated on the bucket.

Discover our Matjes herring, a favourite snack food in the Netherlands that is rich in nutrients and packed with the health benefits of Omega 3.

Keywords: Fish Products

Contact Mersey Point Fish Products


Print this page

Other products and services from Mersey Point Fish Products


Mersey Point Fish Products :: Marinated Herring

During the 19th century this marinated herring product was named after Otto von Bismarck by Mr. Johann Wiechmann. Bismarck Herring Fillets of skin-on herring pickled in a marinate of vinegar, salt, sugar, onions and spices. Available in retail packaging of 250g jars and food service packaging of 3kg or 4.54kg. Served as a hors d’oeuvre or for lunch as is or as part of a salad.


Mersey Point Fish Products :: Smoked Fish

Our Cold Smoked Haddock, known as Finnan Haddie, is also packaged in convenient Boil in the Bag packages, with a serving of real butter, 156g serving. Cold Smoked Haddock A member of the cod family, but smaller in size, haddock has a very delicate flavour. The cold smoking process gives the fish a unique and delicious taste. Either bulk or vacuum packed.


Mersey Point Fish Products :: Products

Our marinated products include Herring Tidbits, Herring in Wine Sauce, Bismarck Herring, Rollmops and the ever-popular Nova Scotian Solomon Gundy. Our Matjes Herring is a lightly salted herring, extremely popular in Europe and gaining more popularity in North America. Mackerel and Haddock are caught in the North Atlantic and our Salmon is raised in the Bay of Fundy.