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The World is your Oyster

From fisherman to chef and from mussel farmer to fishmonger, the seafood industry is filled with a huge variety of different career options. A new video from Seafish, The World is your Oyster, outlines the sheer range of job possibilities tied to fishing and aquaculture. Featuring fish and chip shop owners, fishermen, fishmongers and seafood buyers, […]

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Pop-up diner offers seafood experience in the eye of a storm

A London pop-up restaurant is offering brave diners the chance to enjoy their meal within a storm. Created by The Kraken Black Spiced Rum, ‘Dining in a Perfect Storm’ uses state-of-the-art rainfall technology and special effects to authentically recreate the extreme weather of a perfect storm indoors –including intense, real rainfall, howling winds and mighty thunder. The dining […]

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Charity Competition on Lookout for Best Sea Photos

National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, is once again on the lookout for photographers to submit their favourite images of the sea, for its annual competition honouring Britain’s proud maritime heritage. Launched to coincide with the International Day of the Seafarer (25 June), the Society’s Maritime Photographic Competition, supported by headline sponsor Ensign and […]

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Upcoming events: July 2019

Here’s a Low-Down of July’s Seafood Events   Cardiff Food and Drink Festival: 5-7th July  The city’s original celebration of home-grown produce and irresistible street food celebrates its 20th birthday this year and promises to offer food lovers a mouth-watering experience.   The Great British Food Festival : Chiswick House and Gardens 12-14th July More than “just […]

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Kendal College Students Named Young Seafood Chefs of the Year

Two young chefs from Kendal College have won the 2019 UK Young Seafood Chef of the Year competition after beating eight other teams in the final, held on Friday (14th) at the Grimsby Institute, Grimsby. The competition – sponsored by Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry– challenges its participants to […]

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Misconceptions about the seafood industry are putting off young talent

Campaign developed by Seafish aims to help industry attract young jobseekers The next generation see the seafood industry as low skilled and unexciting, leaving seafood businesses struggling to recruit fresh, young talent. Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry, is calling for the industry to prioritise attracting young people to jobs […]

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First Young Fishmonger of the Year Revealed at Master Fishmonger Standard Awards Ceremony

Jordan Keig from Robinson’s Foods, Isle of Man, has been announced as the first winner of the Master Fishmonger Standard Young Fishmonger Award at a ceremony on 3 June at Fishmongers’ Hall, London, home of the historic Worshipful Company of Fishmongers.   Jordan was selected from a shortlist of four candidates by a combination of a public vote and a panel […]

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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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