Posted on 15 February 2017
For those of us with an interest in seafood consumption growth, it's hard not to feel optimistic. Firstly, after years of a downward sloping demographic of aging fish eaters, things are looking decidedly on the up, with a new, younger generation of diners turning to seafood in ...more
Posted on 17 January 2017
Here at Seafish we waste little time at the start of each year before we get going with a major event. Yes, that's right, every January we play host to the National Fish & Chip Awards and this year is no different. This is the 29th year that the awards have been held, and ...more
Posted on 13 December 2016
I don't know about you, but I always feel like December is a time for reflection and for planning ahead. I'm feeling this way even more so than usual this year as it was just twelve months ago that I was offered my job at Seafish.
I'm really pleased to say that my reflections on...more
Posted on 09 November 2016
At Seafish, we put the spotlight on seafood, pushing it to the forefront of the consumer's mind - after all it is one of our high level objectives to encourage more people to eat more fish more often.
Seafood Week is our main campaign designed to help ac...more
Posted by Mel Groundsell on 12 October 2016
The theme of this year's Humber Seafood Summit was 'Supply and Demand' and there were good helpings of both on offer. In terms of quality speakers, inspiring subjects and genuine insight, there was certainly plentiful supply, and from the feedback received over the course of the day, dem...more
Posted by Julia Brooks, Market Insight Analyst on 06 October 2016
The recent Humber Seafood Summit gave me the opportunity to present my research findings relating to seafood's performance in the growing £53bn foodservice market. My research combined market performance (from NPD Crest) with menu trends (from Technomic) and highlighted several key oppor...more
Posted by Marcus Coleman on 13 September 2016
Three months on from the EU Referendum and there are still a good few issues hanging around on the 'unknowns' list. Our Seafish experts have been able to communicate some clarity around some of those items and we're continuing to provide robust data on crucial areas such as economics. Wh...more
Posted by Matt Frow on 23 August 2016
Norfishing is the largest catching sector fishing exhibition in Europe, attracting over 500 exhibitors and ~20,000 visitors over the four days. The show has operated in Trondheim since the 1960's and is now held every two years, alternating with <...more
Posted by Simon Potten, Head of Safety and Training on 09 August 2016
The publication last week of the Marine Accident Investigation Branch's (MAIB) Annual Report for 2015 provides an opportunity for the fishing industry and all those actively trying to improve fishing safety to take stock of how well we are doing.
The two most reliable indicators...more
Posted by Lee Cocker, Aquaculture Manager on 15 July 2016
The 13th of July was declared Fish Dependence Day in the EU, the day that the EU used up all its domestic catch for consumption and will now have to rely on seafood imports from the rest of the world to meet consumption demands for the remainder of 2016.
It's a little tongue in ...more