Tasmanian Salmonid Growers Association

Why eat salmon?

Omega 3

Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is one of the richest naturally occurring sources of Omega-3 fatty acids (which are highly beneficial to brain development, healthy skin & hair, and can help in prevention and improvement of conditions such as coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis & depression).

Vitamins & minerals

Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is also full of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, a range of B vitamins, a number of important antioxidants, vitamin D as well as the minerals calcium, copper, iron, magnesium phosphorus, potassium, selenium and zinc – all of which are vital ingredients for a healthy, balanced diet.


Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is a highly nutritious food, an excellent source of high quality protein, rich in important vitamins and minerals, as well as the Omega-3 fatty acids offering a wealth of nutrients for mother and baby. The benefits of consumption far outweigh any perceived risk during pregnancy.

Approved by dieticians

The Australian Dietary Guidelines advise we eat one or two fish-based meals per week, for a healthy, balanced diet. Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is certainly one of the best fish to include in your diet because it is so rich in nutrients.

Easy to prepare

Tasmanian Atlantic salmon can be prepared just like chicken or beef. Bake it with vegetables, throw it on the barbeque, boil it in a tasty broth, steam it and toss through a salad or grill it just like a steak – Tasmanian Atlantic salmon is completely versatile and extremely easy to cook.