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Seafish News in Brief – January 2020

14 January 2020  |  Seafish News

New Fishmonger Awards

Fishmongers across the UK are invited to enter a new suite of awards, recognising commitment to sustainability, engagement with the local fishing fleet, exceptional retail displays and much more. 

Established by the Master Fishmonger Standard, these new awards reward commitment to excellence within the industry. The winners will be awarded at the MFS Awards ceremony, hosted at the historic Fishmongers’ Hall on 8 June. For more information visit the website.

Fish & Chips: How do you eat yours?

Ahead of the National Fish & Chip Awards 2020, renowned food blogger Kate Ovens, has teamed up with the competition to settle the debate of which side goes best with fish and chips.

She has travelled across the UK trying different accompaniments from curry sauce to mushy peas. You can watch her video here.

Scottish Seafood Summit

Have you registered for the Scottish Seafood Summit? The event will take place in Aberdeen on Wednesday 29 April and Thursday 30 April.

Speakers are yet to be confirmed but keep up to date by checking in with the Summit webpage. Tickets are free and can be registered for here.

Have you joined the Young Seafood Leaders Network?

Our Young Seafood Leaders Network is growing from strength to strength. It’s open to anyone aged between 25 and 40 who work for a UK based seafood company.

The Network offers national and global networking opportunities. For more information visit the webpage here. Registration for the network is necessary and the link can be found on the webpage.

Welsh Seafood Businesses

A series of short films showcasing Welsh seafood businesses have been created.

Businesses include: Cardigan Bay Fish, Mermaid Seafoods, Swansea Fish, Lobster and Mor; and Aberdaron Seafood & Sblash Fish Bar.

You can watch the videos on our YouTube channel. Click here.

Marine Planning in England consultations launched

The Marine Management Organisation has launched a public consultation on draft marine plans for England. To view the marine plans for North East, North West, South East and South West England and information on how to respond to the consultation click here.

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