The scientific name may be different, but pollock remains a “nice, stable item” in the pantheon of whitefish.

According to an East Coast distributor, prices for IQF fillets have held steady for most of the year after a brief resetting of prices in the last four to five weeks of 2014.

All sizes of IQF fillets from China were selling in the USD 1.35 to 1.45 range (EUR 1.27 to 1.36), while Alaska pollock shatterpacks were topping out at USD 2.45 (EUR 2.30) for 4- to 6-ounce sizes.

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