Matjes herring, a young fat fish, is lightly salted and has a delicate taste. The omega 3 is derived from the high fat content of this herring. The old saying is “a Matje a day keeps the doctor away”. A favourite in Europe where they have been enjoyed as a staple food for centuries, Matjes herring are gaining in popularity in our local market. Mersey Point Fish Products is the only company in North America that produces the Matjes Herring in the authentic Dutch way.

Matjes Herring

Matjes herring is traditionally eaten raw with onions. Matjes herring can also be served in a salad, or on a platter with hors d'oeuvres. Matjes herring are sold cleaned, vacuum packed and frozen in a two piece package and a 10 piece package. Matjes herring are also sold in 5 kg buckets. The number of herring in the bucket can vary and is always indicated on the bucket.

Discover our Matjes herring, a favourite snack food in the Netherlands that is rich in nutrients and packed with the health benefits of Omega 3.

Product-2B-1_sm.png

Matjes Herring