Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sainsbury’s

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“Healthy oceans are vital for the health of our planet and millions of livelihoods around the world. We joined the SSC to help ensure seafood is available for future generations to come.”

Sainsbury’s joined in March 2011

“Healthy oceans are vital for the health of our planet and millions of livelihoods around the world. Sustainable fisheries and fish farms are essential if the world is to retain its primary renewable source of protein. We joined the SSC to help ensure seafood is available for future generations to come.”

More about Sainsbury’s

“Sainsbury’s was founded in 1869 and today operates over 1,000 supermarkets and convenience stores and employs around 150,000 colleagues. We put our customers at the heart of everything we do and have invested in our stores, our colleagues and our channels to deliver the best possible shopping experience. Our strong culture and values are part of our identity and integral to our success.”

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British Retail Consortium

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“The British Retail Consortium supports the principle of a comprehensive food policy, bringing together all the issues that affect food retailing and consumption in the UK. The way food is produced and consumed is a key issue for a healthy, sustainable society”

British Retail Consortium (BRC) joined in May 2011

“Sustainable fish and seafood sourcing is a major issue which BRC members are particularly passionate about and focused on. The BRC supports the principle of a comprehensive food policy, bringing together all the issues that affect food retailing and consumption in the UK. The way food is produced and consumed is a key issue for a healthy, sustainable society. This is why we are proud to be part of the SSC.”

More about the British Retail Consortium

“The BRC is the lead trade association representing the whole range of retailers from small and independent stores through to the large multiples, selling food and non-food products and services, and operating on the High Street, out of town, in community and rural shops and online. Our vision is to work with our members to create a vibrant and sustainable retail industry for the future.”

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Morrisons

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“We are committed to responsibly sourcing our foods and reducing our impact on the environment. We share the visions and aims of the SSC and are proud to be a member of the coalition.”

Morrisons joined in March 2011

“We are committed to responsibly sourcing our foods and reducing our impact on the environment. We share the visions and aims of the SSC and are proud to be a member of the coalition.”

More about Morrisons

“Morrisons started as a Bradford market stall in 1899 and over the years we have grown into a superstore. We are now the UK’s fourth largest food retailer, with over 500 stores. Around 11 million customers shop with Morrisons each week and we pride ourselves on delivering great service to them. We have over 1000 academy trained fishmongers who are always available to give our customers helpful advice.”

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New England Seafood Limited

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“We recognise that our business has an impact on the environment and the people and communities with whom we work. We believe that by working together in the fish industry we will achieve the best results: this is why we joined the SSC.”

New England Seafood Limited joined in May 2011

“Sustainability in our business and in our supply chains is crucial to the success of New England Seafood and all our stakeholders. We recognise that our business has an impact on the environment and the people and communities with whom we work. We take responsibility for that impact and encompass that in our responsible sourcing company policy. We work closely with industry-led groups, customers, NGOs and government bodies to help develop policies and solutions towards improving fish sustainability. We believe that by working together in the fish industry we will achieve the best results: this is why we joined the SSC.”

More about New England Seafood

“New England Seafood supplies fresh and frozen premium responsibly sourced fish and seafood in the UK and is one of the largest importers of tuna. We supply to leading supermarkets, and the food service and wholesale sectors nationwide.”

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Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA)

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“The SRA is working to build a sustainable food system, by linking the business of food ‘outside the home’ and the sustainable food movement. Sustainable fish choices are an important piece of the puzzle, as consumers are demanding for increased transparency and stocks of some fish across the world are seriously at risk.”

Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) joined in September 2012

“Our vision is to be the intersection of the food service industry and the sustainable food movement; making sustainability a part of the DNA of every food service business while inviting consumers in along the way to understand what makes food good. Inspiring our members to only source sustainable fish is a top priority, and we are proud to be a representative member of the SSC to help achieve the group’s vision of all fish and seafood in sold the UK coming from sustainable sources.”

More about the Sustainable Restaurant Association

“The Sustainable Restaurant Association is a not for profit membership organisation driving the food service sector further, faster towards a progressive future that is good for both people and planet. We help our member restaurants source food more sustainably, manage resources more efficiently and work more closely with their community.”

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Young’s Seafood Limited

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“We have incorporated sustainable sourcing into our business philosophy. We support the SSC as we believe it is important that seafood vendors are on a level playing field.”

Young’s Seafood Limited joined in March 2011

“As a business Young’s depends on a sustainable supply of seafood to continue trading, thus we have incorporated sustainable sourcing into our business philosophy through our fish for life programme. Through this we aim to source with integrity against 10 principles for responsible fish sourcing ensuring a continued supply of fish for our business, customers and consumers and doing our bit to ensure a diverse and healthy marine ecosystem for future generations. Integrity and traceability are key; we support the SSC as we believe it is important that seafood vendors are on a level playing field and can verify their environmental claims, providing recognition to those who source responsibly and incentive to those who do not.”

More about Young’s Seafood Ltd

“Young’s Seafood Ltd is passionate about fish. We are the UK’s leading frozen fish brand, a well established brand benefiting from 200 years of heritage experience in the fish trade. On top of the frozen brand, Young’s is a significant supplier of chilled and frozen fish, ready meals to foodservice and retail own label. Young’s is based in the town of Grimsby, once the busiest fishing port on earth, and still now the home of British fish processing.”

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Lyons Seafoods

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“For all of our stakeholders, employees, customers and shareholders, we have a duty to manage our business in a way that allows future generations to continue to enjoy seafood tomorrow.”

Lyons Seafoods joined in June 2011

“At Lyons, we share the vision and aims of the SSC, as sourcing seafood in a responsible way has always been placed at the core of our business. For all of our stakeholders, employees, customers and shareholders, we have a duty to manage our business in a way that allows future generations to continue to enjoy seafood tomorrow.”

More about Lyons Seafoods

“Part of the Labeyrie Fine Foods group, we are the UK’s leading supplier of freshly cooked prawns, shellfish and other seafoods. We’re committed to responsible sourcing, building ethical relationships, and producing the finest, freshest prawns and seafood you can buy.”

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National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF)

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“The NFFF has identified sustainability as a key business area the fish frying industry can embrace – both as a way to improve business practices and also safeguard the future of the industry”

National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) joined in February 2013

“The NFFF has identified sustainability as a key business area the fish frying industry can embrace – both as a way to improve business practices and also safeguard the future of the industry. If there’s no fish then there’s no fish and chips! This is why we are proud to be a part of the SSC.”

More about the National Federation of Fish Friers

The National Federation of Fish Friers works to protect and promote the interests of fish and chip businesses throughout the United Kingdom and the rest of the world. We are dedicated to raising standards within the industry through offering training, qualifications and the NFFF Quality Award – a scheme rewarding shops that provide top quality fish and chips in a clean, hygienic and safe environment.

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Hilton Seafoods / The Saucy Fish Co.

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As a leading brand we are keen to ensure that our customers have access to responsibly sourced fish, as they trust Saucy Fish Co. and Hilton Seafoods to do the right thing by actively engaging in making fisheries and fish farming more sustainable.”

Hilton Seafoods UK / The Saucy Fish Co. joined in March 2011

“The Saucy Fish Co is proud to have been the first to sign up to the SSC. As a leading brand we are keen to ensure that our customers have access to responsibly sourced fish, as they trust us to do the right thing by actively engaging in making fisheries and fish farming more sustainable.”

More about Hilton Seafoods and the Saucy Fish Co

Hilton Seafoods UK as part of the Hilton Food Group is a leading international protein supplier. We offer a wide range of high quality chilled and frozen seafood to major retailers including natural, smoked, breaded, and prepared meals. The Saucy Fish Co. is our multi award winning brand that is sold in supermarkets in the UK and worldwide and is all about fish, sauce and the magic that happens when the right combinations come together.

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Tesco

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“Working with the SSC gives us a great opportunity to influence and agree a common set of labelling to give our customer the full facts on products.”

Tesco joined in November 2011

“We recognise the pressures on global wild fish and shellfish populations and the need to protect the environmental, social and economic sustainability of the fishing industry so we can continue to provide our customers with good quality seafood. For this reason, we are proud to be a SSC member, working with the industry to bring about real change in the area of seafood sustainability.”

More about Tesco

Tesco is one of the world’s largest retailers with operations in 12 countries, employing over 500,000 people and serving millions of customers every week. It was started in 1919 by Jack Cohen who started a market stall in East London.

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