Features


  • Biggest survey of the UK’s seafood processing sector begins

    Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry, is taking a deep look in to the UK’s seafood processing sector with a programme of financial, employment and sector research. The research has kicked off with the Processing Sector Census which is carried out every two years to collect information on the size, […]

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  • Eels ‘could disappear’ from French rivers due to black market trade

    Juvenile freshwater eels, known as glass eels, are a delicacy in China Eels are at risk of disappearing from France’s rivers because of an illegal trade spurred on by spiralling prices in Asia.  Sellers in Asia generally look for eels that have been caught before they are fully grown, when they are known as ‘glass eels’ […]

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  • Seafish’s new film – ‘Seafood is the Way Forward’

    Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry, have produced a new film celebrating the entire seafood industry entitled ‘Seafood is the Way Forward’.  The film, launched at this year’s UK Seafood Summit, showcases the whole seafood industry from catch to plate; celebrating the many heroes of the seafood industry and the […]

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  • Loch Duart runner up in Best Rural Food Business Award

    Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company based in Sutherland and the Hebrides, has been named as runner up in the Best Food Business category at the Rural Business Awards North during a ceremony in The Last Drop Village Hotel, Bolton. The awards, which are supported by online retailer, Amazon, are a celebration of all […]

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  • Chef Jack Stein launches “Shine for ShelterBox”

      Celeb chef Jack Stein will “Shine for ShelterBox” this winter – and he wants you to do the same! Jack is encouraging food lovers and party people to do what they do best, whilst also raising money for families around the world caught-up in disaster. ShelterBox is a disaster relief charity that provides vital […]

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  • Seafood Week 2018

    Seafood week is an annual campaign run by Seafish aiming to get more people consuming fish on a regular basis. Seafish is looking for the event to be the biggest yet in 2018  and are actively looking for  new partnerships with major brands to join with existing supporters to make Seafood Week 2018 a great success […]

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  • Seafarers UK Calls on Government to value UK Fishermen’s Lives

    A charity that has been helping people in the maritime community for more than 100 years has called upon Government to ensure that fishermen’s lives are as well protected as the fish they catch. Seafarers UK’s response to Defra’s Fisheries White Paper: ‘Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations’ argues that more must be done to ensure […]

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  • Totally Thames Festival 2018

    Totally Thames is an annual season of surprising, diverse and accessible arts and culture throughout the month of September. The programme is curated and managed by the Thames Festival Trust, with activity taking place on, beneath, and along the River Thames. Launched in 2014, Totally Thames emerged from the idea to expand and replace the […]

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  • 2018 Seafood Restaurant of the Year Competition

    UK semi-finalist shortlist announced  The semi-finalists for the 2018 Seafood Restaurant of the Year competition, run by Seafish and The Caterer, have been announced today (Wednesday 29 August). Featuring the twelve best restaurants in the UK serving excellent fish and shellfish dishes, the finalists will now compete to win the ultimate title of Seafood Restaurant […]

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  • Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute announces partnership with acclaimed chef Alyn Williams

    The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) has announced a partnership with acclaimed chef, Alyn Williams, of the eponymous Alyn Williams at The Westbury in Mayfair, London and most recently, chef patron of The Wild Rabbit in the Cotswolds.   Alyn recently returned from ASMI’s annual international culinary retreat, which saw him fishing for halibut in […]

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  • Smilesatsea – Seafarers Hospital Society offer free dental checks for fishermen at the quayside

    The fishing community in Cornwall, Brixham and Poole were left smiling thanks to an exciting new initiative from the Seafarers Hospital Society and the Fishermen’s Mission. These two long-established maritime charities are working together with community dental providers, Smile Together and Dentaid, to deliver free dental health checks and follow-up treatment to local fishermen and […]

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  • British Fish Craft Championships

    The National Federation of Fishmongers organises the Craft Championships, where the best of the UK’s fish craftsmen demonstrate their skills in a range of exciting competitions throughout the day. Open to anyone involved in the fish, poultry or game trade, the competitions test the skills that are necessary in the preparation of fish and poultry […]

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