The sustainable fish that’s transforming the British seafood business

The MSC's George Clark follows the trail of Cornish hake from ocean to plate and celebrates some pioneers of the UK seafood business
MSC certified Cornish hake fishing vessel, Ajax PZ36.

Recent years have seen considerable growth in interest for serving MSC certified sustainable seafood in the UK’s restaurants and fish and chip shops. Much of this is driven by the preferences of increasingly aware consumers.

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Andrei Lussmann: Ethics at the Core

Successful restaurateur Andrei Lussmann tells us why sustainability is at the core of his business
Fish dish at Lussmanns

With many years’ experience in the hospitality sector, Andrei Lussmann set up Lussmann’s Fish & Grill in 2002. He wanted to combine great value and service with ethically sourced food. He now has four restaurants in Hertfordshire, England, all built on the same high principles. Here he talks about his enduring commitment to good sourcing and how his business came to be MSC certified.

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How does MSC compare to other seafood labels?

MSC's Science & Standards Director, Dr David Agnew explains how MSC compares to other seafood labels
Seafood shopper

Buyers, retailers and shoppers are navigating an increasing number of seafood labels. We are often asked what makes the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) stand out in comparison to other labelling and seafood certification programs. Here’s a summary of the key points.

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Large vs small scale fishing – which is more sustainable?

by Megan Atcheson
Trawler at sea

Fisheries play a vital role in food security and global economies as well as social structures in coastal communities. With a growing recognition that individual livelihoods are heavily dependent on healthy fishery resources, more and more players in the fishing industry are making stronger commitments to sustainable fisheries management.

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Fish and Chip shops across the UK and Ireland help to #TurnTheTide

The MSC's #TurnTheTide campaign celebrates sustainable fish & chips.
Fish and chips meal

The MSC’s #TurnTheTide campaign celebrates the collective impact achieved by 75 MSC certified fish and chip shops across the UK and Ireland. By visiting these fish and chip shops, buying the quintessential British takeaway and sharing your experience online you can help promote their fantastic efforts and encourage others to help #TurnTheTide with us!

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