Posted on 10 April 2017
Last week, Seafish's much anticipated 2016 Seafood Processing Industry Report landed on my desk.
The report provides an overview and detailed analysis of the fish processing industry with particular emphasis on the sea fish processing sector. According to the European Commission, the ...more
Posted on 20 March 2017
Corporate planning tends to be a dark art, something that happens amid hush and secrecy behind closed doors. At Seafish, we like to buck the trend, with a corporate planning process that takes decision-making out of the boardroom and into the heart of industry we serve.
For us, the wo...more
Posted by Bill Lart, Sustainability and Data Advisor on 17 March 2017
Since around 2007, spawning stock biomass (SSB) has been above the reference point for maximum sustainable yield (MSY) with fishing mortality being lower than the MSY reference point (the basis for a well-managed sustainable fishery).
During the 2016 stock assessment an error in the a...more
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