News Summary July 1, 2022
ANALYSIS: Wild Salmon Weekend As Heavy Retail Promotions Planned For Sockeyes Ahead of July 4th
As the sockeye season starts to hit its stride we have seen pricing for both fresh sockeye whole fish and fresh fillets adjust lower as supplies build for most of the season. Levels on fresh 4-6 lb. whole fish dropped to $4.50 from $5.50, an 18% decrease in two weeks. Compare that to last year when we saw a larger dip within the same time frame going from $7.50 to $5.50 per pound for a drop of 26%. The floor, however, is higher at 18% YOY. Copper River pricing is still being collected as well, continuing to garner a small premium compared to sockeyes from other regions...
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