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Seafish News in Brief – October 2019

08 October 2019  |  Seafish News

The Big Picture 

The Big Picture brings together expert knowledge and data from across Seafish and our partner organisations to provide a comprehensive overview of the UK seafood industry. Covering landings, import and export statistics, seafood sales and industry demographics, make the Big Picture your one-stop shop for insight and information.

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Processing Enquiry Tool

Our new self-service tool which makes processing data available in a format which allows processing businesses, as well as researchers, to use and manipulate it easily for the first time. Access the tool and please contact our Economics team with any questions, feedback or if you have a more complex enquiry.         

UK Seafood Summit 2019

The UK Seafood Summit starts on Wednesday 16 October for two days of debate and discussion around the theme, ‘The Responsible Seafood Economy: Looking Forward Responding to Change’. For those who cannot make it to North Lincolnshire, we will be livestreaming both days of talks. Simply head over to our YouTube channel.

View the list of programme speakers and f
ind out more on the UK Seafood Summit 2019

Future of Our Inshore Fisheries Conference

Inshore fishermen come together with industry leaders, policy makers, regulators and researchers for a two day conference which will consider the future management of the UK’s inshore fisheries.

Find out more about the Future of Our Inshore Fisheries Conference and keep an eye on #FutureOfOurInshoreFisheries on Twitter for the latest updates.

RFVS Public Consultation

The 60 day public consultation on the next iteration of the RFS - the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) - comes to a close on Monday 14 October. The RFVS is intended to be a globally applicable scheme to provide third party assurance of decent working conditions for the crew by demonstrating operational best practice from the catch to the quay, in line with internationally agreed protocols and guidelines.

Find out more about the RFS Public Consultation or contact Lara Funk for further information.  

Chefs Visit Peterhead To Learn About Seafood Supply

Chefs from a number of leading Scottish restaurants  undertook a study trip visit to North East Scotland last week to learn about the supply chain of fish and shellfish from the region to the wider UK food sector. Organised by Seafish and the Scottish Seafood Association the study trip to the port of Peterhead provided attending chefs with a closer look at the inner workings of Europe’s whitefish capital and a chance to meet with a variety of representatives from the Scottish seafood industry.

Find out more about the Scottish Chefs' visit to Peterhead.

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