For the past two years, beef-buying suppliers and customers have anticipated the rebuilding of the national American beef cattle herd. Overall supply was expected to increase, consequently forcing beef prices to drop.
Unfortunately, April, May and June of 2017 has instead seen record high seasonal pricing on many items, including the ever-popular ribeye.
These high prices can be primarily attributed to a brief interruption in the number of harvest-ready cattle during
So what's the big deal ... why is Copper River Salmon so popular?
Every year in mid May, the Copper River District in Alaska opens it's rivers for fishing. During this time, after spending several years in the waters of the North Pacific, adult chinook (King) and sockeye salmon return to their spawning grounds by way of the Copper River.
Prior to the start of their journey, these salmon gain fat by stuffing themselves with feed to survive the 300-mile journey up the rive