NEW YORK — Smoked fish specialist Acme Smoked Fish’s latest innovation for retail is Togarashi Smoked Salmon, inspired by the Japanese spice blend shichimi togarashi, or “seven flavor chili pepper.”

Togarashi Smoked Salmon begins with delicate cold-smoked salmon that’s seasoned with a proprietary Togarashi spice blend, according to Acme. 

“When blending our Togarashi spices, we wanted to balance the citrus and chile peppers so that along with our smoky salmon, we could achieve a really vibrant and savory flavor,” said Matt Ranieri, Acme’s vice president of technical services. “In applying the seasoning after the salmon is cold smoked, the Togarashi flavors are fresh on the palate and work deliciously in many dishes.”

This latest product joins Acme’s extensive smoked salmon line-up, which also includes Nova Smoked Salmon, Gravlax, Pastrami Smoked Salmon, Lemon Pepper Smoked Salmon, and Everything Bagel Smoked Salmon.
 Togarashi Smoked Salmon will be available soon nationally where Acme products are sold with an SRP of $6.99 (3 oz. package).