Category Archives: Processing News

Young’s launch frozen shellfish lines

Young’s launch frozen shellfish lines

YOUNG’S Seafood has set out to further boost the growing frozen seafood category with the launch of three new shellfish lines, timed for the approach of the festive season. The Grimsby based company said the introduction of the new lines comes after the brand undertook research that showed consumers lacked inspiration, with two out of threeContinue Reading

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Processors urged to release labour data

Processors urged to release labour data

SEAFOOD processors are being asked to provide data on their workforces to help get a clear understanding of labour availability in the UK in the light of Brexit. In response to industry and government requests, Seafish will collect the information in a series of surveys, which will be used to inform government decisions about staffingContinue Reading

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Grimsby summit date change

Grimsby summit date change

THE planned special Grimsby summit to discuss the impact of Brexit has now been moved from the original date of January 25, as reported by Fish Update yesterday, and is now expected to take place around the beginning of March. The reason for the change is to encompass a wider industrial base other than just seafoodContinue Reading

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Grimsby planning major Brexit summit

Grimsby planning major Brexit summit

GRIMSBY is to host a major summit early next year to discuss the impact of Brexit on the town and its seafood sector. The move was made at the instigation of George Krawiec, chairman of the group Seafood Grimsby and Humber, who believes the area should start planning now for what could be a difficult scenario after MarchContinue Reading

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Saucy Fish lands Tesco frozen deal

Saucy Fish lands Tesco frozen deal

THE Saucy Fish Co has secured a major listing with Tesco UK and Ireland for its frozen range. This is the second important retail coup for the Grimsby based business following a similar launch into Sainsbury’s earlier this year. But this latest deal with Britain’s largest supermarket chain will come as little surprise to industry observers, as Seachill, SaucyContinue Reading

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Fishupdate Briefing Friday October 27th

Fishupdate Briefing Friday October 27th

FISHERMAN CHASED BY HUGE TIGER SHARK A BRITISH spear fisherman has spoken of a terrifying ordeal after he was forced to swim for several miles while being pursued by a large tiger shark. John Craig, was underwater off Western Australia state Friday when his boat was swept away due to engine problems and strong currents.Continue Reading

Fish high on agenda as Icelanders go to polls

Fish high on agenda as Icelanders go to polls

ICELANDERS go to the polls this weekend  with fishing and future growth in fish farming playing a major role in the debates. This will be the country’s second snap election in a year following the revelation of further political scandals which, in a country of  just 330,000 people, tend to become  magnified. It also comesContinue Reading

Brighton’s Salt Room crowned Seafood Restaurant of the Year

Brighton’s Salt Room crowned Seafood Restaurant of the Year

THE  Salt Room restaurant in Brighton, West Sussex has been named  the UK winner in the  2017 Seafood Restaurant Of The Year contest. The award, presented by Seafish and The Caterer, is designed to find the best restaurants cooking and serving delicious seafood dishes. The competition, now in its third year, was launched to highlightContinue Reading

Under the sea fish restaurant planned

Under the sea fish restaurant planned

AN Oslo firm of architects has unveiled plans to construct Europe’s first undersea restaurant off the southern coast of Norway. Snøhetta, which also has an office in New York, says the project will also help to promote the country’s aquaculture and fishing traditions as well as give diners a unique insight into marine life. CustomersContinue Reading

Carbon dioxide threatening global fish stocks – study

Carbon dioxide threatening global fish stocks – study

GLOBAL fish stocks are being  threatened by carbon dioxide ( CO2) emissions, a serious  new scientific report has warned. There have been similar warnings before, but this one is quite different in that it comes from at least 250 scientists from around the world and is the result of an exhaustive eight year study. CalledContinue Reading