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Where can I buy fresh fish? - here's where!

Here are the best places to source your fish online, some locally, some nationally - there's sure to be a supply of fresh UK fish being sold somewhere near you!
Fresh fish sales across the UK from Fish on Friday
Fresh fish either delivered or available in your area - mainly the South west from Plymouth initiative, Call4Fish.
Fresh fish from all over Cornwall - from the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide - many fish supplied direct from the fishermen!
If you need to know more any of these organisations are only to willing to help - if you want to be included or just want to know where to buy fresh fish near you!

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Britain's favourite takeaway #fishandchips unwrapped!

Watch our video where we chart the history of the nation’s favourite dish

They’re a national institution and every week 7 million portions of fish and chips are consumed in the UK – that’s a staggering 380 million portions a year. Not only do we love to eat them, but they’re good for the economy too with the industry worth £1.2billion a year to the UK.

But whoever thought of serving fish with chips? And why? And how long has Britain enjoyed this very British delicacy for?

Well, it was actually the beginning of Victoria's reign that saw fried fish being sold as leftovers to the working-classes in London Billingsgate fish market. Alexis Soyer, the celebrity chef of the time, used to eat it with his fingers on his way home from work.

From there, the rest, as they say is history….so to find out how they spread from East London, to the outreaches of Britain and across the world, watch our video…