This Pickled Herring Sampler from Bay View Packing includes one 24-oz. jar each herring in cream sauce, herring in wine sauce, and herring rollmops (pickled herring wrapped around a pickle), using only the finest imported herring. It is best to consume the herring within one month of opening the jar and keep it refrigerated at all times. A great holiday treat. Shipped in styrofoam with ice blocks.
BEST PRACTICES FOR HANDLING HERRING PRODUCTS TO INSURE SHELF LIFE AND MAINTAIN QUALITY OF PRODUCT - 1) Proper temperature control is critical to maintaining quality of herring. Keep between 33-40 F. 2) Herring is a ready to eat product. It has been cold cured. Do not cook or heat. 3) Product cannot be heated, thawed, or microwaved. 4) Do not freeze. 5) Do not let product sit out. Sitting at room temperature will soften fish and effect quality. 6) Be sure to rotate product. Time, temperature, and light destroy the quality of herring. (soft fish). 7) Do not mix or over stir herring products. 8) Keep proper brine level. Fish should be covered completely by brine. Excess brine should be poured off, you want fish packed tight with brine a couple inches over the top.