Upcoming Events: September 2019

As we move into Autumn there are still plenty of events and festivals for you to get your seafood fix!

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Connecting chefs to local seafood in the North East

The North of Tyne Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) has joined forces with a Newcastle-based food NGO to deliver a programme designed to inspire trainee chefs to use locally caught seafood. Food Nation, a leading food and nutrition social enterprise that works to inform disadvantaged communities about the benefits of good food through practical and innovative […]

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Modern Classic: Mexican Style Fish Tacos

A fish twist on a Mexican classic – vibrant and zesty, with light spices and a fiery sauce for those who like it spicy!

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Gurnard makes a great alternative to monkfish

Aldi Launches New Sustainable Fish Range

Supermarket Aldi is launching ‘What’s the Catch?’, a new fresh fish range developed to support British fisheries in sourcing sustainable fish and alternatives to traditional white fish. The new launches, which will be in store as Specialbuys from Thursday 16th May, will include four, easy-to-cook white fish alternatives including; Whiting, Gurnard, Pouting and Megrim Sole […]

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Upcoming events – August 2019

Here’s What’s on this month – you are spoilt for choice!   2-4 August- Devon Street Food Festival  The festival returns for a fourth year to Ilfracombe Seafront, Devon for a glorious weekend of fantastic, fresh food and delicious drinks.   3-4 August – Middlesex Food Festival This will be held at Hazelwood Centre home […]

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Bursaries available to support fishermen’s attendance at inshore fisheries conference

Fishermen from across the UK are being offered funding to support their attendance at the Future of Our Inshore Fisheries conference in London on 8-9 October 2019. The move is part of efforts to ensure strong representation from active fishermen at the event, which will discuss issues around the management of inshore fisheries and aims […]

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More than a third of Britons not eating enough fish!

People across the United Kingdom are not eating the recommended portions of fish each week, according to an online survey from Ish Fish, the Grimsby-based fish delivery company. The study of more than 3,000 people found that 36.2% of respondents eat fish just once a week. A report from the American Heart Association says that […]

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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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Judge Daniel Clifford with winning chefs Albert Hindson and Sebastian Bloor (Photo credit, John Armstrong)

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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