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How the UK seafood industry is tackling slavery in supply chains

Posted by Tom Pickerell, Technical Director on 17 October 2014

Anti-Slavery Day, which falls on 18th October, aims to 'raise awareness of modern slavery and inspire people to eliminate it.' Whilst incidents of slavery in the UK fishing industry are thankfully rare, the same cannot be said for t...more

A fishy farewell to 2014

Posted by Dr Paul Williams, Chief Executive on 08 December 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, and we come close to wrapping up the present Corporate Plan, it seems a good opportunity to look back at the year. With our Technical Director in place (Tom Pickerell) and with a Corporate Relations Director joining us during the year (Mel Groundsell) I was look...more

Following the seafood industry from Brussels to Shetland

Posted by Marcus Coleman, CEO on 10 May 2016

As I zip through the French Countryside at 200mph aboard Eurostar I am reflecting on my first experience of the Brussels Seafood Expo Global. And what a great experience it was too! As anticipated, visitor numbers were down on previous years but the general mood was very upbeat with most...more

RFS Support Course generates positive feedback

Posted by Anton Dietschel-Buehler, Head of Technical at Flatfish on 14 June 2016

I have to admit that I was quite sceptical when attending the RFS one day support course but it turned out to be a very positive experience for Flatfish. The RFS is something we are passionate about embracing as it aligns with our own ethical and sustainable values and the course certain...more

Skipper Expo International 2017 - Jeremy Sparks, Regional Manager

Posted by Jeremy Sparks, Regional Manager on 13 June 2017

The Skipper Expo International is now the largest annual UK fishing exhibition and this year, with about 200 companies exhibiting from countries around the UK, EU and further afield this year, its growth shows no signs of abating.

The Expo was officially opened by SFF chief executive ...more

Seafish Roundup - Marcus Coleman's June Blog

Posted on 15 June 2017

It's been a busy few months here at Seafish Towers and now that election purdah has passed, I'm pleased to be able to update you on what's been going on. In April, we attended the largest global gathering of seafood stakeholders - The Seafood Expo in Brussels. This year there were 1,700 exhib...more

Dorset Seafood Festival receives the 'Fish2aWeek' message loud and clear

Posted on 11 July 2017

It was a weekend of glorious sunshine on the South West for The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival. Held over two days (8-9 July), around 50,000 seafood lovers descended on the beautiful beach town of Weymouth to sample the best that Dorset, and its surrounding seas, have to offer.

In it...more