The very successful anti-discard campaign, taken forward by the cook Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall earlier this year, has already forced, or inspired, retailers into action. This month (June) Sainsbury’s launched its ‘Switch the Fish’ campaign. Customers who ask for cod, tuna and skate are offered, in addition, a free portion of some of the unfashionable species… Continue reading
Posts tagged Fish2fork
Duke of Cambridge hauls in the green plaudits
Any pub called the Duke of Cambridge will have been basking in fame-by-association since Royal Wedding Day. They will be picking up trade from casual, impulse visitors as long as the rosy glow of that glittering occasion lasts. But what if the namesake pub already has a menu to boast about? Carrying the new title… Continue reading →
BBC film literary series in restaurant serving endangered blue fin tuna
Part of the flagship BBC2 series Faulks on Fiction has been shot in a London restaurant which sells one of the most endangered fish species in the oceans. In the third part of the series presenter Sebastian Faulks is filmed dining in Nobu, whose owner is accused by conservationists of helping to drive the bluefin… Continue reading →
How sustainable is your restaurant’s fish dish?
How much should you care about where the fish you are served in a restaurant comes from? And how much do you find out about this from the menu, the serving staff and the restaurants website? The answer to the first question is: a lot. And to the second: not much at all. When… Continue reading →