Superior Fresh's Atlantic Salmon Gains American Heart Association's Heart-Check Certification; Brandon Gottsacker and Karen Wanek Comment

Tue. March 8th, 2022 - by Chandler James

HIXTON, WI - Superior Fresh is checking off an important box with its latest product certification: heart health. The aquaponic greenhouse provider recently announced that its Atlantic Salmon has received the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Food Certification.

Brandon Gottsacker, President, Superior Fresh“The Heart-Check certification mark will be prominently displayed on our Superior Fresh Atlantic salmon fillets, printed materials, boxes, and website starting March 2022. Receiving the Heart-Check certification is a tremendous honor,” said Brandon Gottsacker, President of Superior Fresh.

This Heart-Check mark gives consumers peace of mind that what they are consuming meets important nutritional requirements.

“The American Heart Association’s rigorous standards reflect the latest in nutritional findings and science-based research validating the work we have put in to raise healthy salmon,” Gottsacker stated. “Our Superior salmon are raised on an organic, non-GMO diet. Typical Atlantic salmon contain 1.07 g of EPA + DHA per 100 g serving, while our Superior Fresh salmon fillets consistently test with over 2x that amount.”

EPA (eicosapentaenoic) and DHA (docosahexaenoic) are polyunsaturated fats that play a critically essential role in helping the body function properly, the press release noted.

Superior Fresh recently announced that its Atlantic Salmon has received the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Food Certification

The Owner of the company, Karen Wanek, is committed to changing the future of congenital heart defects (CHD). According to a press release, her mission is to improve and increase awareness for heart-healthy food options and continue to support research to cure CHD. Since 2010, the Wanek family has been dedicated to heart health.

“This Heart-Check certification only reinforces our devotion to the research we support with HeartWorks to improve the world’s heart health,” Wanek commented.

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