Archive for tag: Seafish

Sourcing seafood - empowering businesses to make more informed choices and manage reputational risk

Posted by Alex Caveen, Risk Assessment for Sourcing Seafood (RASS) Manager on 19 November 2015

Risk Assessment for Sourcing Seafood (RASS) Manager, Dr Alex Caveen, explains how Seafish's RASS website can enable businesses to make informed seafood sourcing decisions, following an MCS (Marine Conservation Society) and Fish2fork report, which criticises a number of restaurant chains ...more

A word from the new CEO

Posted by Marcus Coleman, CEO on 11 January 2016

I would like to introduce myself as the new CEO for Seafish. I was delighted to come through the rigorous recruitment process as the successful candidate and join the organisation on the 5th of January.
I am new to the Seafood industry and so my immediate focus...more

Seafood Summit: The EU Landing Obligation – Impacts and Solutions

Posted on 08 January 2016

The Landing Obligation is one of the most talked about issues in the EU fishing industry at the moment, especially since it came in to force for some of the key white fish species on 1st January this year. So how w...more

Seafish Round Up July 2016

Posted by Marcus Coleman on 13 July 2016

If ever there was a time for the UK Seafood Industry to set aside individual self-interests and work collaboratively together, this is it. The EU referendum outcome has clearly surprised a lot of people and businesses. It does, however, present opportunities to improve the business envir...more

Brighton Food Society

Posted by Paul Williams, Chief Executive on 14 September 2012

I was recently a guest at Brighton Food Society's coastal themed dinner, where, of course, the meal was based around seafood. Brighton Food Society is a group of food writers, publishers and broadcasters who get together to cook, eat and talk the foodie talk. I was invited to say a few w...more

A first month to remember!

Posted by Marcus Coleman on 08 February 2016

In my first month with Seafish, I was delighted that my first 'official' engagement turned out to be the National Fish and Chip Awards held in London's Lancaster Hotel. It was fantastic to see the industry being so loud and proud about celebrating its success. Without exception, every ca...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

Marcus Coleman's June Blog

Posted by Marcus Coleman, CEO on 07 June 2016

Is it just me? Or is there a really upbeat, positive feeling blowing through our industry at the moment? It certainly feels that way wherever I look.

The Seafish Board visited Shetland in May and much was learnt about the positive way in which Shetland's Local Authority has wor...more

Could aquaculture be the solution to feed an ever growing global population?

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

Seafish Roundup Blog November 2016

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

Seafish Roundup - Janice Anderson bids farewell to Seafish

Posted on 11 July 2017

After six years at Seafish, I am retiring towards the end of this month and I can't believe just how quickly the time has flown by.

Seafish has changed significantly in my time here. In 2012, the Sector Panels were just being set up to recommend the work that we do for industry...more