Seafood

  • Seafish revises proposed levy changes

    Seafish revises proposed levy changes

    4th January 2024

    Twenty-five years after the last change to its levy – the charge paid to Seafish for the majority of seafish products landed or imported into the UK – the body has published its full response to an informal consultation on…

  • Flavours of the future: innovations to preserve taste and reduce waste

    Flavours of the future: innovations to preserve taste and reduce waste

    17th October 2023

    With the UK Seafood Innovation Fund’s latest research and development projects underway, Fishing News is delving into some of the innovations that the fund has supported. This week: how two different supply chain innovations could help feed the UK’s appetite…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Seafood educator Simon Gray

    A Day In The Life Of: Seafood educator Simon Gray

    22nd September 2023

    “It’s a mixed reaction from the children to start off with,” Simon Gray, senior associate at The Food Teachers’ Centre, and the driving force behind the Fish in School Hero programme, told Fishing News. The initiative seeks to give secondary…

  • Celebration of Clyde seafood in Tarbert

    Celebration of Clyde seafood in Tarbert

    17th July 2023

    A successful Tarbert Seafood Festival, held on the shores of Loch Fyne recently, attracted a healthy mixture of tourists and locals, celebrating the best of the Clyde’s fresh seafoods and celebrating the port’s fishing heritage. Jonny Walker and Stacey Cameron…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Sean Perkes

    A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Sean Perkes

    30th June 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Brixham fish merchant and restaurant owner, Sean Perkes It’s fair to say that Sean Perkes, of Brixham-based fish merchant Ian Perkes Ltd and restaurant Shoals on the Lido, has well-established roots in…

  • Job losses at scampi firm, Whitby Seafoods

    Job losses at scampi firm, Whitby Seafoods

    26th June 2023

    Cutbacks at Whitby Seafoods add to pressure on prawn fishery A switch to cheaper foods in response to the cost of living crisis is one reason put forward for the announcement by Whitby Seafoods of the start of consultations with…

  • Lyme Bay seafood trail launched

    Lyme Bay seafood trail launched

    30th May 2023

    A seafood trail stretching across Axmouth, Beer, Lyme Regis, West Bay and beyond has been launched by the Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC (LBF). The not-for-profit LBF was set up late last year to help support the 50 small-scale fishermen and…

  • Higher value for Irish seafood despite lower landings

    Higher value for Irish seafood despite lower landings

    27th April 2023

    Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) reports that the Irish seafood sector was worth €1.3bn last year. Despite a ‘volatile year’, a combination of higher prices, the reopening of restaurants after Covid-19 and an increase in seafood consumption in Ireland contributed to…

  • Fishing News Awards 2023: Gourmet awards menu revealed

    Fishing News Awards 2023: Gourmet awards menu revealed

    25th April 2023

    A bespoke menu featuring locally sourced, top-quality seafood has been confirmed for this year’s Fishing News Awards gala dinner. The gala dinner will start in style with an exquisite langoustine tart, which showcases top-quality prawns sourced from the SFO in…

  • Seafish processing survey underway

    Seafish processing survey underway

    18th April 2023

    Seafood processing businesses are being encouraged to participate in the annual Seafish processing survey, which was launched last week. A research team will be contacting processing businesses across the UK between now and June. Consisting of a five-minute call and…

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