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Seafish Round Up November 2015

Posted by Janice Anderson, Acting Senior Executive Director on 10 November 2015

This is my first update here on the Seafish blog in my new role as Acting Senior Executive Director. It's an exciting time, both for myself and for the organisation. For me, the new role brings its own challenges and opportunities. Starting a new job at any level is an experience we can ...more

Behind the scenes at Seafish’s first ever social media Fish Pun Day

Posted by Kieran Westbrook, Marketing and Communications Officer on 19 October 2015

Seafood Week 2015 got underway with the very first o-fish-ial #fishpunday!

It was a day of brill so-shoal media engagement, online o-perch-tuna-ties, and r-eel-y entertaining cod-tent, with waves of people dab-bling in posting fin-ny tweets.

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Shoppers and Consumer Insight event – five key trends and the opportunities they present for foodservice businesses

Posted by Julia Brook, Market Insight Analyst on 16 October 2015

Seafish's Market Analyst Julia Brook outlines what key consumer trends mean for the foodservice sector and how small changes can make a major difference.

Five significant trends came out of Seafish's market data event in Grimsby on Tuesday, October 13, which should give...more

Seafish Round Up October 2015

Posted by Paul Williams, Chief Executive on 12 October 2015

This is going to be my last blog, so an obvious moment for looking back over more than a decade with Seafish. I first joined as the Technical Director back when Seafish was all based in Hull, in a big old fashioned maze of an office overlooking the Humber, with the Flume Tank just around...more

Bringing sustainable seafood to the masses

Posted by Barrie Deas, Chief Executive – National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations on 30 September 2015

Recent figures from Seafish have shown that 70% of all seafood sold in Britain is one of the 'big five' species - Cod, Haddock, Salmon, Tuna or Prawns, while hundreds of others are consistently overlooked. This summer we at the NFFO embarked on one of our most ambitious consumer facing c...more

Tom Pickerell's September Round Up 2015

Posted by Tom Pickerell, Technical Director on 08 September 2015

Seafish is hosting the biennial "World Seafood Congress" in Grimsby from Saturday 5th to Wednesday 9th September. In 2013 the Congress was held at St John's in Canada and before that, in 2011, In Washington DC. As the seafood capital of Europe, it is fitting that Grimsby has it's turn ho...more

Seafish Round Up August 2015

Posted by Mel Groundsell, Corporate Relations Director on 10 August 2015

Only one month to go to the World Seafood Congress, which this time round will be hosted in Grimsby from 5th to 9th September. This truly global event for seafood professionals will bring together an impressive line-up of world-class speakers to deliver a great programme of presentations...more

Research in action: families, fishmongers and furry monsters

Posted by Brianna Marsh, Communications and Marketing Executive on 07 August 2015

Recently, we were asked to partner with Cbeebies, the BBC's programme of learning for those aged six and under, f...more

Injury and fatalities are not an acceptable risk of being a commercial fisherman in the UK

Posted by Simon Potten, Head of Safety, Training and Services on 03 August 2015

It was extremely saddening to read in the Marine Accident Investigation Branch's 2014 Annual Report that eight fishermen lost their lives last year, double the number who died in 2013. ...more