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  • Festive Courses at the Seafood School at Billingsgate

    Fancy treating yourself to a pre-Christmas, fishy, festive meal at Billingsgate?  Are you cooking for a ‘pescatarian’ this Christmas?  Then look no further than the Seafood School. Food lovers, here’s your pick at www.seafoodtraining.org   Seafood and Wine Tasting Event 9 December Back by popular demand, the tasting lunch to celebrate seafood – both fish […]

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  • The Revival of Porlock Oyster Farming

    Rachel Phipps tells the story of the revival of Porlock’s oyster fishery.

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  • Prawn on the Lawn named Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2019

    Their innovative use of day boat fish saw the restaurant secure the title

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  • Fish and Chip Shops Encouraged to Take Up Apprentice Opportunity

    Fish and chip shop owners across the UK are being encouraged to reap the rewards of fish frying apprenticeships as two new training providers are announced in England and North Wales.

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  • UK Top Five Shortlist Announced for Seafood Restaurant of the Year

    Five popular restaurants from around the country have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2019 Seafood Restaurant of The Year

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  • How to Check for Good Quality Fish

    Do you know how to make sure you are buying the best quality fish? We catch up with our market inspector Robert Embery to find out.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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