Meijer Expands Seafood Selection With Columbia River Steelhead

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Health experts say that a diet rich in an Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Omega-3s) leads to a myriad of benefits from muscle recovery to guarding against heart disease to fighting depression. Fish – particularly – Salmon – is known to be one of the best sources of Omega-3s. However, if you are looking to expand your seafood pallet beyond salmon, consider Steelhead Trout. Meijer is expanding its selection of trout by introducing Columbia River Steelhead Trout.

Steelhead Trout is a medium-textured fish, and its flesh color and taste is similar to salmon, making it a good substitute in salmon recipes. According to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch, as reported by, Steelhead Trout farmed in the United States is one of the healthiest types of seafood that you can eat. It is rich in lean protein, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids while containing a low level of contaminants like mercury, pesticides, dioxin and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs.

About Meijer: 

Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 235 supercenters and grocery stores  throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer pioneered the "one-stop shopping" concept and has evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, pet departments, garden centers, toys and electronics. For additional information on Meijer, please visit Follow Meijer on Twitter and or become a fan at

Source: Meijer