SEATTLE (FNS) -- Growing demand for a hard-to-get product appears to be fueling the recent boost in prices for wild salmon. Yet the impact may be short-lived, seafood industry sources told SN.
In recent years, marketers and restaurants have raised consumer awareness -- and whet their appetite -- for wild salmon. At the same time, consumers have seen the media accounts indicating farmed salmon may contain more contaminants than wild product. Together, those factors have boosted demand