Vita Foods - the flavor of life
Vita Foods - the flavor of life

America’s Number 1 Brand* of Refrigerated Salmon and Herring!

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Herring

Vita Herring

Vita Herring has been consumer's No. 1 choice for herring since 1898, and continues to please seafood lovers to this day. Vita offers wild caught herring from the icy waters of Canada for you to enjoy. From smaller cutlets of herring in a mild wine sauce or sour cream sauce to homestyle herring with sweet onions in a spicy wine sauce, there are a wide variety of ways to dine on this one-of-a-kind fish.

Pickled herring, a culinary delicacy, was traditionally consumed by the Europeans. Many of those traditions have carried over to American cuisine. Most herring in the U.S. is pickled and purchased in wine or sour cream sauce. Herring eaters have taken notice to the healthful benefits of consuming herring. It is high in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D3 and B12. Pickled herring omega-3 fatty acids offer a large variety of health benefits. They can reduce inflammation, helping to prevent inflammatory diseases like heart disease and arthritis. The fatty acids are also essential to the brain and impacts behavior and cognitive function. Other benefits include reducing plaque buildup in arteries, reducing joint tenderness, insulating nerve cells in the brain and more. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least two to three times per week.

Vita sources herring from the waters of Canada, herring eaters rest assured this fish is one of the most abundant in the sea and it is sustainably caught. Vita herring provides the taste that keeps people coming back for more. Herring in wine and in sour cream are just two delicious ways to enjoy the seafood favorite, but no matter how you eat it, you'll be reaping the multitude of health benefits it offers.

Check out our great selection of pickled herring products!

Pairings

Toast or crackers: Dressing up toast or crackers with a bit of pickled herring is a terrific combination. Scandinavians often enjoy it with dark rye bread or crisp bread for contrasting textures and tastes that complement one another.

Boiled potatoes: The starchy taste of the potatoes dressed up with dill and rosemary creates an infusion of flavors when paired with pickled herring.

Salad: Pickled herring is often eaten in a variety of salads, which are generally prepared with a mix of mayonnaise and vegetables.

Potato salad: The creaminess of potato salad along with the bold flavors creates the perfect foundation for the unique and delicious taste of herring.

Red onions: Pickled herring is already often infused with onions, which is why the two foods complement each other so well. Slice up some red onion rings with pickled herring and evenly scatter them on a serving platter.

Whether you're consuming Vita pickled herring for the nostalgic taste or you're looking for a culinary adventure, know that you'll be enjoying one of the healthiest and most sustainable fish in the ocean. Explore our recipe library for delicious herring culinary suggestions.



A great tasting and healthy option for snacks, appetizers and meal enhancement. Check our Vita Style recipe page for delicious herring recipes. We offer a wide selection of herring that is certain to satisfy any palate or complement any meal.

  • Excellent Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  • High in Protein
  • Wild Caught Herring

Vita Herring in Wine Sauce

Cuts of herring in a mild wine sauce with sweet onions.
Item # Size Price Qty
010030 8 oz. $5.29
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010040 Case of 12 12oz Jars $75.50
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010030 Case of 12 8oz Jars $57.13
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010050 Case of 6 32oz Jars $62.05
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010040 12 oz. $6.99
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010050 32 oz. $11.49
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Vita Perfect Catch Herring in Wine Sauce

Vita Perfect Catch Herring in Wine Sauce

Vita Perfect Catch Herring in Wine Sauce is All Natural.  Sweetened with pure cane sugar and natural flavors it delivers the clean fresh taste you've come to expect from Vita herring.
Item # Size Price Qty
010655 32 oz $11.49
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010655 Case of 12 32oz Jars $124.09
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Vita Herring in Sour Cream

Vita Herring in Sour Cream

Cuts of herring in fresh sour cream with sweet onions.
Item # Size Price Qty
005030 8 oz. $5.29
Quantity:  
005040 Case of 12 12oz Jars $75.50
Quantity:  
005030 Case of 12 8oz Jars $57.13
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005050 Case of 6 30oz Jars $62.05
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005040 12 oz. $6.99
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005050 30 oz. $11.49
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Lunch Herring

Vita Lunch Herring

Steak Cut herring in a mild wine sauce with sweet onions.
Item # Size Price Qty
020005 8 oz. $5.29
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020015 Case of 12 12oz Jars $75.50
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020005 Case of 12 8oz Jars $57.14
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020015 12 oz. $6.99
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Tasty Bites

Vita Tastee Bits

Smaller Cutlets of herring in a mild wine sauce with sweet onions.
Item # Size Price Qty
015030 8 oz. $5.29
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015030 Case of 12 8oz Jars $57.13
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Homestyle Herring

Vita Homestyle Herring

Steak cut herring in a spicy wine sauce with sweet onions.
Item # Size Price Qty
030000 32 oz. $11.49
Quantity:  
030000 Case of 6 32oz Jars $62.05
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