The brownish oily meat and medium-sized flake of the Atlantic mackerel has excellent flavor and texture when fresh. Smoked and cured mackerel products have a good shelf life and are especially popular in Europe. Try some of our sustainable mackerel recipes below!
Where to buy sustainable mackerel
The main fishing season for mackerel runs between September and April, so this is the best time to find fresh MSC-labeled products.
Use our Where to buy search to find shops and restaurants selling sustainable mackerel near you.
Certified sustainable mackerel fisheries
Find mackerel fisheries that have met the MSC standard for sustainable fishing using our fishery search.