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Where to Buy Skrei Cod out of Season

Did you know you can buy Skrei right now, even though it's out of Season; and have it delivered straight to your door?

Fresh Skrei Cod Fillets
Disclosure: I received a box of fish from The Fish Society. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I was not required to write anything positive. 

I ordered mine online from The Fish Society, They are a luxury online fish market that sells over 200 kinds of frozen fish and delivers right across Europe; further afield can be arranged.

Frozen fish once cooked, is indistinguishable from fresh fish. Just order today for next-day delivery to the UK and major European cities; for next-day delivery to the UK order Monday-Friday by noon.

Recently I was asked if I'd like to try some of their lovely fish and of course, I said yes 😋

Delivery and Packaging

The fish arrived in the morning, perfectly packaged and still totally frozen.

The Fish Society delivery packaging

On opening the box there was a layer bubble type cushioning to stop the fish from moving about in transit.

The fish was packed in a bag with two bags of dry ice (which must be discarded without opening the bags) please do not attempt to eat it for goodness sake 😬

Dry ice is the usual method used by many companies to keep things frozen in transit and it works a treat.

Buy Fish and Seafood

I ordered Skrei Cod Fillet Steaks; We love Skrei cod and I wrote about it ages ago when I made Lemon Butter and Parsley Sauce.

Also in the box were Organic Salmon Fillets, Peeled and Cooked King Prawns and finally Dived King Scallops 😋

You might want to take a look at this Seared Scallops with Serrano Ham a recipe by Rick Stein.

About Skrei Cod

To be classified as SKREI® the fish needs to be:

  • Caught fully grown - as a large mature cod before it has spawned (approx. five years old)
  • The skin needs to be immaculate, with no scratches, bruising or injuries
  • Packaged within 12 hours of being caught
  • Stored on ice at a temperature between 0° and 4° Celsius
  • Whole, fresh SKREI® is required to have the SKREI® brand fastened to the forward dorsal fin and put in a branded SKREI® box.

Because fish bought from the The Fish Society is frozen as soon as it's caught at sea it means they can supply fish outside of the usual available seasons.

For example, Skrei is a Norwegian delicacy and is a very special line-caught cod.

Skrei is migratory and journeys thousands of miles annually from the Barents Sea to the Lofoten Islands in northern Norway to reproduce and is usually only available between January and April each year.

However, you can order Skrei right now over at The Fish Society.

Anyway, I'll be sure to let you know what I did with all this delicious fish! I'm thinking those King Scallops will be first on my list to cook!


  1. Do you know if Skrei is ever available in the United States?

    1. Hi Svenska. I've just Googled and yes it looks like you can! But because the US is so large the best thing I can suggest is for you to perhaps google 'Where to buy Skrei near me'
      Sorry I can't be of much more help but I hope you can buy some.


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