Walmart Canada's new smoked salmon brand Klemtu Spirit, produced by the Kitasoo/Xai'xais First Nation in partnership with Norway-based salmon farmer Mowi, is a first for the retail giant.

"It's the first one in our protein portfolio for sure," Robert Pereira, Walmart Canada's senior director of merchandising for meat and seafood, told IntraFish, when asked whether the company had previously worked with a Canada First Nation on a product.

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