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I recently ate a home pack of our Alaska Gold Salmon and, as I often do afterwards, thought to myself, “Wow! This is really good stuff!” It made me think about just how special our Alaska Gold salmon really are. It took only a bit of research to discover that… Of the total world salmon supply sold for food, only around 12% of it is wild Alaskan. (A huge portion of the remainder is Atlantic aka farmed salmon.) Of all the wild Alaska salmon, only about 1.5% of that is caught by the traditional hook and line methods like we use. Of the line-caught Alaskan king salmon and coho salmon out there, 30% is from our fishermen-owned cooperative, which has been known for its fastidious attention to quality and integrity for over 70 years. So, the salmon we catch is the best 1/20th of 1% in the world! 1/20th of…