Businesses and people supported by Seafish

Businesses and people supported by Seafish

We support lots of seafood businesses who use our services, advice and campaigns. Read stories from some of the people we’ve recently helped.

We're here to help our seafood sector in the UK to thrive. With Covid-19 and Brexit changing the industry, businesses have needed us more than ever. From the moment the fish is harvested to it reaching the plate, we've been supporting where we can. 

The people in our seafood industry are the real heroes. Our 'Supported by Seafish' campaign let's the businesses we help tell their own story. 

Dive into each story to find out more! 

Cornish sardines and sustainable fishing

The Cornish Fish Producers Organisation help to manage Cornish sardines. They are MSC certified, plentiful and renowned for quality and flavour. However, this is only possible with good data and science.

We helped to facilitate and nurture the relationships between the fishermen and the scientists.

Watch the film below for the full story.

Odyssey Innovation and recycled fishing gear

Odyssey Innovation recycle end of life fishing gear and turn it in to kayaks.

We helped Odyssey Innovation with some funding and local contacts to get a recycling scheme up and running in the South West of England. We then connected him with the Welsh Government to extend his recycling scheme in to Wales.

Watch the film below for the full story.

Bob the restaurant owner's story

Bob McCoubrey is the owner of Mourne Seafood, running two successful seafood restaurants in Belfast and Dundrum and the Belfast Cookery School.

Find out how our work with him over the years has helped his businesses and ensured people in Northern Ireland can enjoy more delicious, responsibly sourced seafood. 

Mark the Skipper's story

Mark is a relief skipper on the FV Chloe Ella fishing out of Buckie in Scotland. 

Find out how our training support helped Mark in to his dream job. 

The Clark brothers and the canned fish

The Clark brothers own Fraserburgh-based International Fish Canners, the only fish canning factory in the UK. 

Find out how some of our marketing work inspired one of their biggest customers. 

Sarah Ready - lawyer, fisherwoman and businesswoman

Sarah is one of the few women working on commercial fishing vessels in the UK and has become an ambassador for her local community and the wider industry.  

Find out how we helped Sarah when the Covid-19 pandemic made her and her husband re-think the family business. 

Can we help you?

Over the last year, we've: 

  • Signposted businesses to financial support. From helping with grant applications to funding training for new business ventures.
  • Worked with those who needed our help most. From people setting up new businesses to the ones that have been part of our wonderful seafood industry for years.
  • Helped out businesses of all sizes, from individuals to businesses turning over millions.   

We have been helping the industry for years with our advice and guidance, data and insight, campaigns, training materials and knowledge of the seafood industry. 

If we can support you or your business, get in touch with us