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Dry pack scallops available anywhere in Calgary?

altavino Jan 9, 2011 11:52 AM

Is it possible to buy dry pack scallops in Calgary (that is, ones that are not treated with phosphates, which is done to keep them moist and plumped up with water)?

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    Leibowitz Feb 29, 2012 10:46 PM

    Try these guys:


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      annabanana2000 Mar 1, 2012 07:07 AM

      Not sure if they use phosphates, but give these guys a call too.

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        Scary Bill Mar 1, 2012 08:05 AM


        They only source seafood without Sodium Tripolyphosphate.

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          altavino Mar 4, 2012 09:16 AM

          Thank you all very much for the information. It seems impossible to get a good "sear" on phosphate-treated scallops, and I read somewhere that the treatment was the reason. I will seek out dry pack scallops then!

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