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Upcoming events: June 2019

This June, if you’re looking for a food experience, head to one of these seafood festivals across the country and sample some fish and shellfish dishes. Food Fest 1 June.  The Food Fest will be bringing you the best of what Kent has to offer from its local farmers markets, breweries, vineyards and local producers […]

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Loch Duart wins Made In Scotland Exporter of the Year award

Independent Scottish salmon farming business, Loch Duart , based in Sutherland and the Uists, has been named ‘Exporter of the Year’ at the 2019 Made in Scotland Awards. Loch Duart Ltd is an independent, Scottish salmon farm based in North West Scotland.  The first fish farm in the world to achieve RSPCA Freedom Food approval, […]

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Cast your vote for the UK’s top young fishmonger

Voting for the Master Fishmonger Standard Young Fishmonger Award 2019 is now open! A shortlist of four candidates will battle it out for the accolade of MFS Young Fishmonger of the Year. The award recognises young people under the age of 25 who have made an outstanding contribution to the fishmonger trade, looking at their technical […]

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Sun-Drenched Bream

Bream is high in Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 and Phosphorus. This dish is full of fresh Mediterranean flavours. Add more, if you like – green olives, courgettes, a few capers, sauteed spinach and small waxy potatoes sauted in butter are good further accompaniments.

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Upcoming events: May 2019

Enjoy these fantastic seafood events while the sun shines! Field to Fork Festival, Harper Adams University Newport 4 May – A celebration of food,  where it comes from and how it gets to our plates.  An amazing family day out and it’s free!  Swansea Street Food Festival, 4, 5, 6 May – There will be an outstanding array of different foods on offer from all over the world.  Another free family friendly event not  […]

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What to eat on Good Friday and Easter weekend.

Well, if you celebrate Good Friday for the day that it is, you will not be eating any flesh from warm-blooded animals, and if you’re reading Fish on Friday, there’s a high possibility that fish will feature on your plates at some point this weekend. With so many species to choose from, particularly if your Fishmongers […]

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CuanTech turn the waste parts of langoustines into packaging

Sustainable packaging from Scottish seafood

A Scottish start-up has developed a method of making eco-friendly packaging from waste seafood.  CuanTec use the head, shell and legs of langoustines to extract a substance called chitin which is used to create a flexible and stretchy bio-degradable film for seafood packaging, reducing the amount of plastic waste that ends up in land-fill and our oceans.  Traditionally, the […]

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The Search for the UK’s Top Young Fishmonger is on!

The Master Fishmonger Standard launches Young Fishmonger of the Year. The next generation of fishmongers are being called upon to battle it out in a competition that will test their technical knowledge, skills and passion for the trade. As the first of its kind, the Award will celebrate young talent and provide a platform on […]

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Upcoming Events: April 2019

This April, take the opportunity to explore local food and experiment with seafood at these events across the country! Macclesfield Foodie Friday – 5 April – 6 December.  Meet up with your friends, family or work colleagues for brunch, lunch, tea or supper and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere along with some fabulous food and drink.  In the heart of the picturesque town of Macclesfield, […]

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The Fishermen’s Mission launches unique ‘Catch of the Day’ online auction

National charity, the Fishermen’s Mission, is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting new fundraising initiative, its ‘Catch of the Day’ online auction. This involves a range of national artists and celebrities including Fern Britton, Alan Titchmarsh, Caroline Quentin and Jonathan Dimbleby among others, giving up their time to paint a ceramic sculpture in […]

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Coming Soon – Rockfish restaurant in Exeter

Mitch Tonks, award-winning chef and restaurateur in the South West, opens the first of three, new Rockfish restaurants in 2019 – the first of which will open in Exeter on 18 March. Mitch has become one of the most respected and knowledgeable seafood chefs and restaurateurs in the UK.  He has a love for seafood […]

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Seafish launch Think Seagan campaign

Seafish have launched their new Think Seagan campaign, a programme that aims to combine the plant-based diet of veganism with the healthy protein of seafood. Tying in to their “2 a Week” campaign that aims to increase British fish consumption back to the recommended 2 portions a week, Think Seagan presents an exciting new way of combining the health […]

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