100% Pacific northwest Alder BBQ pellets add a neutral, balance wood flavor to fish & meats. For over a century, native Americans have used Alder when cooking or smoking salmon & it continues to be the most common wood used for smoking salmon throughout the Pacific northwest, Canada & great lakes region. Try these BBQ pellets especially when smoking salmon, trout, sturgeon, walleye, Catfish & other types of fish. Because of the neutral characteristics of Alder, it is works wonderfully when blended with other wood species too, especially fruit wood. When using Alder with meats such as steak, ribs & briskets, try mixing Alder BBQ pellets with our fruit wood pellets like Apple & Cherry for a delectable taste your sure to love.