high protein foods

High protein foods versus salmon prices

High protein foods

High protein foods include meat, fish, cheese, tofu, beans, lentils, yogurt, nuts, and seeds. Protein is a macro nutrient necessary for the proper growth and function of the human body. According to the website www.healthaliciousness.com, there is about 26g proteins per 100g of salmon. Hence, the salmon ranks #2 behind chicken and turkey.

This chart shows protein prices in their primary markets (in USD per kg).




Here the salmon price compared to a basket of other high protein foods?


This is how the salmon price compares to a basket of meat products.


Next we compare the current price to the competing protein products chicken, pork and beef (updated 10 March 2015).



Follow these links to see more cool charts and data on salmon and protein prices:

1. More on Norwegian spot salmon prices

2. Fish Pool forward prices

3. Price of other high-protein foods

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