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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I tell how old it is?

The last 4 digits of code on the pouch signify the Julian date and year the product was produced, i.e., KFA24B1238 (123rd day of 1998). The third number on the cans signifies the year the product was produced, i.e., 618A2238 (223rd day of 1998).

How long is it good for unopened?

Pouches and cans keep for several years after the date of production.

Once opened how long is it good for, and how should it be stored?

Store leftovers in an airtight container in refrigerator for 3 to 5 days, or wrap well and freeze for up to 3 months.

Will it keep better if I refrigerate it unopened?

No, temperature (hot or cold) will not affect the fish in any way, fillet is best served at room temperature.

Were can I purchase your seafood locally?

The best way to do this is to email or call us we will let you know if there is any stores in your location or you can also bring the packaging to your local market and ask if they would carry this item for you and others to enjoy. You should let them know about our corporate website at www.canadiansalmon.ca.

Is there an Expiring date or shelve life?

The smoked salmon pouch will last for several years without refrigeration unopened. Once opened like any other seafood, refrigerate and eat with 3-4 days or wrap and freeze after opening.

How to read the Coding on the back of the pouch.

P = Smoked Pink Salmon
S = Smoked Sockeye Salmon
C = Smoked Coho Salmon
K = Smoked Chum Salmon
H = Smoked Steelhead Salmon
T = Smoked Spring Salmon

Example: PW00131

P 1st letter = Smoked Pink Salmon
W 2nd letter = our cannery identification
001 Next 3 numbers = Julian date = January 1
8 6th number - Year code = 1998
1 7th number - Daily batch number

Example: SW17672

S 1st letter = Smoked Sockeye Salmon
W 2nd letter = our cannery identification
177 Next 3 numbers + Julian date = 25 Jun
2 - 6th number = Year Code = 2007
2 - 7th number - Daily batch number (Second batch of the day)

How long have you been in business?

We are proud to have been delivering smoked salmon since 1999

What are your hours of operation?

Monday to Friday, Smokin' Joe's is open from 9.00a.m. to 5.00p.m. PST.

Can you Ship my gifts anywhere?

We ship Worldwide.

Why do you need my recipients phone number?

All orders via couriers require phone numbers to guarantee delivery.

Can you enclosure Greeting Card?

You may call us or order your greeting card online. Please make sure you enter your name and company at the time of ordering so the recipient knows who sent the gift.

Can I place Multiple & Large orders?

Yes. We are a full service gift company and have the capacity to handle large orders. Multiple boxes delivered to a single location are subject to a modest charge. This charge will be added once the number of products and locations are confirmed.

What if I need several of the same gifts/baskets sent to different addresses?

We prefer to receive these orders via email at info@mysmokedsalmon.com or fax to 250-338-6203. This saves you time in terms of filling multiple order forms.

Is there sales tax?

We are please to announce that there are no Tax on food products. The only tax you will have is a 12% HST on the shipping price of your order/orders.