Matjes Herring

Matjes Herring

Latin name

Clupea harengus

Specification

Whole round, “Matjes herring”, butterfly, fillet,

Processing purposes

Ideal for filleting, battering, salads, ready-to-eat.


The celebrated Dutch Matjes herring, also known as ‘Hollandse Nieuwe, is caught between May and July when its fat content is at its highest (18-26%) making it a rich source of omega-3.

An authentic and traditional Dutch seafood item, it is no surprise that the Dutch are masters in the art of filleting herring.

Produced in-house and by hand, Amacore delivers the finest quality bone-free herring day in, day out, all year round.