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Careers: Attracting Young People To The Seafood Sector

Talent is vital for the future.

July 2019

National Fish & Chip Awards 2020

National Fish & Chip Awards Information Leaflet

June 2019

Preliminary investigation of economic performance and accidents in the UK fishing fleet

This report presents the findings of a preliminary investigation into the relationship between vessel accidents and the operational and financial performance of vessels in the UK fishing fleet in the period 2008-2016.

May 2019

Seafish Fleet Economic Performance Dataset 2008-2018 (Excel Tables) - March 2019 Edition

The Seafish fleet economic performance dataset contains financial, economic and operation performance indicators for the period 2008-18. The dataset covers approximately 30 Seafish defined fleet segments and has been produced by combining a sample of costs and earnings data from vessel accounts with official effort, landings and capacity data for all active UK fishing vessels. Version updated for March 2019.

April 2019

Tuna Market Insight Factsheet (2018)

This factsheet provides an overview of the market performance of tuna. Where possible it provides a summary of the UK value chain for tuna examining the detail behind its overall performance in supply (imports / exports), retail and foodservice.

April 2019

Fact Sheet: Social responsibility in seafood - Seafish role. April 2019.

Social responsibility is paramount to Seafish and to the entire seafood industry. The definition of social responsibility is the idea that businesses balance proft-making activities with activities that benefit society; it involves developing businesses with a positive relationship to the society in which they operate. This factsheet provides an overview of the work Seafish is doing to help the seafood industry address issues relating to labour and worker welfare including: outreach activities; forming the Seafood Ethics Common Language Group; assessing ethical issues in the UK seafood supply chain; supporting seafood businesses to comply with UK Modern Slavery legislation; developing Tools for Ethical Seafood Sourcing (TESS) to signpost businesses to resources that can support them in addressing ethical issues in their supply chain; and developing the voluntary Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) and Responsible Fishing Ports Schemes (RFPS).

April 2019

Market Insight Factsheet Seafood Trends in Commercial Foodservice (2019 Update)

This factsheet provides a summary of both long and short term seafood trends in GB foodservice. It covers the detail behind the menu, channel, format and species trends; along with an overview of seafood performance vs other proteins.

April 2019

Seafish certification services - Guidance for boat builders and outfitters

Seafish certification services - Guidance for boat builders and outfitters

April 2019

UK seafood processing sector labour report 2019

This report presents findings of the second annual survey of workforce composition and fifth survey of ease of recruitment (delivered quarterly). This research was commissioned by Defra to collect information on the composition of the seafood processing sector’s workforce with the aim of tracking trends in the number, proportion and ease of recruiting both UK and non-UK employees in the period before the UK leaves the EU. The aim of this report is to provide information on the UK’s seafood processing sector in order to inform decision making.

April 2019

UK international seafood trade (EU and non-EU trade)

This note provides a high level summary of UK international seafood trade. It describes the main types of trade, UK export and import profile and key seafood trades.

March 2019

UK shellfish – regional profile and current trade arrangements (including live trade)

This note provides a description of UK shellfish production. It provides a summary of sites, employment, trades and end markets. Regional profiles are provided.

March 2019

UK shellfish export supply chains for scallops, Nephrops, brown crab and blue mussels

This note provides a description of the current supply chain arrangement for UK exports of selected shellfish. It provides a summary of the main stages of export supply, from source to market, together with supply chain characteristics.

March 2019

UK export trade and markets for selected shellfish species

This note provides a summary of UK export trade for selected shellfish species. It describes trade volume and value, the main market destinations and trends over time.

March 2019

Trade conditions relating to UK international seafood trade

This note provides a summary of trade conditions relating to UK international seafood trade. Many of these conditions are in place due to international agreements, others due to UK membership of the EU. The note covers trade tariffs, non-tariff measures, and enforcement arrangements.

March 2019

UK-EU seafood trade under World Trade Organisation conditions

This note provides a description of World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade conditions, which has been highlighted as a potential trading situation for the UK under a no deal EU exit.

March 2019

UK-EU seafood trade under WTO conditions: trade tariffs, non-tariff measures, and additional enforcement for exporters of selected shellfish species

This note provides a summary of some of the trade changes shellfish exporters can expect to face when trading with the EU under WTO conditions. This note concerns the export of scallops, Nephrops, brown crab, and blue mussels.

March 2019

Non-tariff measures relevant to seafood with examples

This note provides a description of non-tariff measures relevant to seafood. Measures most pertinent to seafood are provided, with examples.

March 2019

Enforcement authorities relevant to UK-EU trade: Competent authorities responsible for the enforcement of veterinary and IUU controls on seafood trade with the UK, and with seafood trade in the EU

This note provides a list of competent authorities responsible for the enforcement of veterinary and IUU controls on seafood trade with the UK, and with seafood trade in the EU.

March 2019

Near and longer term developments in trade orientation and implications

Near and longer term developments in trade orientation and implications

March 2019

Non-tariff measures and enforcement in UK-EU export supply chains – shellfish

March 2019

Non-tariff measures and enforcement in UK-EU export supply chains – shellfish

This note describes the non-tariff measures, and their enforcement, at different stages of the supply chain for UK shellfish exports. Illustrations are provided for those exporting aquaculture products and those exporting wild caught seafood from the UK (as a non-EU country) to the EU.

March 2019

UK seafood industry response to WTO conditions – UK shellfish exporters and others

This note provides a summary of potential responses shellfish exporters and others can take in response to WTO conditions. This is based on desk research and consultation with 16 UK shellfish exporters during October-December 2018.

March 2019

Seafish Economic Analysis: UK king scallop dredging sector 2008 - 2017, final 2017 data

In 2015 the Scallop Industry Consultation Group (SICG) raised concerns over declining profits in ICES area 7 (including the English Channel and Irish Sea). In response to these concerns Seafish was asked to conduct an economic analysis of king scallop dredge vessels. This slide deck provides an update on the last report and illustrates the economic and operational performance of UK vessels dependent on king scallops in 2008-2017

March 2019

Protein consumption and recent trends

In recent years, there has been a shift towards more meat free diets, vegetarianism and veganism. The recent rise in popularity of lifestyle dietary changes is driven by perceived health benefits as well as by ethical concerns. Shoppers are still buying meat and fish; more units of meat and fish were purchased in 2018 compared with 2017, however the total volume of fish purchased declined. The servings of protein in foodservice increased over the same timeframe. As the dietary trends are driven by younger consumers, it remains to be seen how and to what extent they will impact on purchases of meat and fish in future. However, the reasons for dietary changes should not be underestimated; the food industry will increasingly be expected to accommodate ethical concerns and offer alternative protein choices. This factsheet aims to provide an overview of the current data for protein consumption and sales of meat and fish in the UK and, whether UK consumers are really changing their protein consumption habits

March 2019

Software tools for electronic reporting, fishery management and traceability

March 2019