Applications - Cured salmon
Salt is an essential ingredient in cured salmon. It provides flavour and shelf life to the product.
Replacement of NaCl by SOLO® low sodium sea salt can significantly reduce the sodium level whilst preserving consumer acceptance.
Function of salt in cured salmon
- Essential to the flavour of the product
- Essential for shelf life
Replacement of NaCl with SOLO® results in no significant differences in:
- shelf life
Replacement of NaCl with SOLO® depends on each specific application and trials have to be conducted to establish the optimum levels of SOLO® to reduce the water activity in the fish to the correct levels. The SOLO® is applied to the fish in exactly the same way as when using NaCl.
Contact us to learn how reducing sodium in your finished product using SOLO® sea salt will also actually reduce your recipe cost!