Good Catch - The Sustainable Seafood Award 2015

Richard Harrington By: Richard Harrington
Date posted: 2 June 2014

Good Catch - The Sustainable Seafood Award 2015 Three sustainable chippies make it through to final The three outstanding chippies leading the way for sustainable seafood this year have been revealed.

Good Catch - The Sustainable Seafood Award 2015 Three sustainable chippies make it through to final The three outstanding chippies leading the way for sustainable seafood this year have been revealed. The trio will battle it out to be named winner of the National Fish & Chip Awards - Good Catch Award. In no particular order they are: Frankies Fish & Chips (Brae, Shetland), Kingfisher Fish & Chips (Plympton, Plymouth) and Olley’s Fish Experience (Herne Hill, London) Good Catch - The Sustainable Seafood Award - recognises fish and chip businesses that are leading the way in the sourcing and promotion of sustainable fish and shellfish. It is co-sponsored and judged by us and the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and is a staple category in the National Fish & Chip Awards run by Seafish. The finalists will now compete against each other in the race to serve up this top accolade, with the overall winner announced at an awards ceremony in London on 20 January 2015. Award judge, Sam Stone, MCS Fisheries Officer says: “The bar has clearly been raised this year, with three outstanding chippies that have really gone that extra mile to source and promote sustainable seafood. These shops are not just your average chippies - they rival some supermarkets with the work they do to support our sustainable fisheries, not to mention providing delicious fish and chips! Ø Other award judge, George Clark, UK Commercial Manager of MSC, says the strength in applications for the Good Catch Award improve year on year: “The three MSC certified businesses that have made it to the shortlist demonstrate the value of certification and how the industry is responding and adapting to the ever increasing availability of certified sustainable seafood. Huge congratulations to all three businesses. Ø Leading chippies for this award source a very high proportion MCS Fish to Eat (those rated 1 or 2 at www.FishOnline.org) or MSC (www.msc.org) certified sustainable seafood and do an enormous amount to promote and support sustainable seafood. For more info, please visit http://www.fishandchipawards.com

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