What to Know About Catfish

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Wondering what to know about catfish before incorporating it into your meal routine? We’re here to help. Learn what U.S. farm-raised really means, the differences between cooking with fresh and frozen fish, catfish nutrition facts and more. We’re here to educate about what makes our products special, delicious and family-friendly. Everything you could want to know about catfish is within the articles below! Have a question you want answered on the blog? Email info@heartlandcatfish.com.

Could Frozen Food Be the Solution for Busy Families?

The biggest issue most families face on a weekly basis is trying to come up with meals that aren’t time consuming but are still healthy, delicious, and pleasing to all family members.

A Nutritional Breakdown of U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish

Although catfish is an easily accessible option at the grocery store, some may be wondering if the option is as healthy as it is easy to get. Shoppers are in

How to Shop for Seafood at the Grocery Store

According to Seafood Source, only 56% of surveyed individuals eat seafood twice a month. With that statistic being so low, it makes you wonder if it’s because many consumers feel

Catfish vs. Salmon: How Does Catfish Compare to Other Choices at the Grocery Store?

When consumers visit the grocery store in search of healthy options for themselves or their families, the most common seafood items they tend to gravitate toward are salmon, tilapia or

Add Catfish to Your Diet-Friendly Meal Rotation

When it comes to healthy diets, there are seemingly endless options all with different nutritional requirements. Luckily, U.S. farm-raised catfish fits into many of them, making it easy to include

Catfish Myths Debunked: There’s More to Cooking Catfish than Frying

When you think of catfish, you most likely think of a traditional fish fry. While catfish is delicious fried, there are numerous other ways to prepare it that are not

Chefs Enjoy Cooking with Catfish

Let’s talk catfish in a restaurant setting: what are some reasons why catfish becoming more popular in restaurants and among professional chefs? We chatted with Chef Jason Goodenough to get

Reading & Interpreting Fish Nutrition Labels at the Grocery Store

When shopping for catfish at the grocery store, it’s important to know the labels and nutritional information to look for. Catfish is a great alternative to primary sources of protein

How to Cook, Prepare and Store Fresh and Frozen Catfish

In our previous blogs, we’ve covered the difference between U.S. farm-raised catfish and imported catfish, as well as why catfish should not be considered a “poor man’s fish.”

Catfish Myths Debunked: For Flavorful Fine Dining or Only Fish Frys?

In our previous blogs, we’ve covered the difference between U.S. farm-raised catfish and imported catfish, as well as why catfish should not be considered a “poor man’s fish.”

What Does U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish Really Mean?

As a consumer, you’re looking at labels often – so what does U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish really mean when you see it on a menu or in the seafood department at

A Fresh (or Frozen) Take on Fish Fridays During Lent

For Christians around the world, Lent is a season that invokes fasting from meat on certain days, including weekly on Fridays. During this time, families still have many options to

Catfish Myths Debunked: “Poor Man’s Fish” or Underrated Superfood?

Catfish have long suffered from a reputation of being known as the “poor man’s fish.” Catfish are often thought of as lower on the totem pole because of myths surrounding

US FDA Recommends Catfish as Low-Mercury Seafood Option

Fish is one of the healthiest foods you can eat, but some types of fish contain high levels of mercury, a neurotoxin.

Catfish a Healthy Seafood Option for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

Proper nutrition during pregnancy and while breastfeeding is important to maintain the health of the mother and baby. But how does seafood, and catfish specifically, fit into the picture?

New Study Suggests Eating Fish May Make Kids Smarter

A recent study published in Scientific Reports suggests greater fish consumption can have significant benefits for children. According to the study, children who ate fish at least once a week scored almost five points higher on IQ tests than children who seldom or never ate fish.