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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

SAGB conference delivers positive messages

Posted by Karen Green, Industry Environmental Communications on 25 May 2012

The spectacular Fishmongers' Hall was once again the venue for the Shellfish Association of Great Britain's very well attended annual conference. The SAGB twitter feed is full of congratulations about the content of the presentations, the passio...more

Seafish group addresses issues affecting the aquaculture sector

Posted by Karen Green on 14 November 2011

The Seafish Aquaculture Common Issues Group met in London at the end of last week. The ACIG is the newest forum facilitated by Seafish, and as its name suggests it covers issues affecting the aquaculture industry.

Ther...more

'AquacultureUK Expo’ – Aviemore, Scotland, May 2016

Posted by Lee Cocker, Aquaculture Manager and Craig Burton, Regional Manager on 15 June 2016

Over 1,400 visitors came to the AquacultureUK Expo held in Aviemore over two full days from the 25th-26th May 2016.  The event consisted of industry talks and over 100 stands occupied by a wide variety of aquaculture exhibitors from across...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 October 2016

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

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