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Chesterford Group CEO – we re-engineered our business model in a week


James Lipscombe, chief executive of the Chesterford Group, which operates 40 sites under brands including Churchill’s and Bankers Fish & Chips, has told Propel the whole business will be…

UK Fisheries donates 7,000 fillets to FareShare Hull and Humber and Emmaus Hull as part of response to coronavirus crisis


A huge donation of frozen fish will help feed people in the Humberside region for months, local charities have said. 

UK Fisheries, the Hull-based operator of Britain’s distant-waters fishing fleet,…

Coeliac UK offers discount on its online catering course throughout its Gluten Free Community week, 11-17 May


Coeliac UK will be celebrating all things gluten free with a week of online activities and, in support of the catering industry, is offering a special discount on its online…

2021 National Fish & Chip Awards cancelled due to COVID-19


Plans are underway to get people back out eating fish and chips as soon as possible

The 2021 National Fish & Chip Awards has been cancelled due to the current…

Catering for the coronavirus: Food health & safety firm offers advice on working to re-open


The hospitality and catering industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak. With many food service operations paused since March 23, pubs, hotels, restaurants, cafés and fast food chains…

Coronavirus – Covid-19 Overview


As you are aware the situation changes daily regarding the coronavirus. The NFFF is aware of the severity of the situations facing members, members employees and suppliers.

To assist with…

Thank you from the NFFF Board of Directors - Covid-19 Update


No one could have anticipated how the last few weeks have unfolded and we would like to thank the fish and chip industry for responding very quickly and professionally in…

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is now live


Employees can claim for 80% of employee’s wages plus any employer National Insurance and pension contributions, if the business has been forced to put them on furlough because of coronavirus…

Neil Auchterlonie appointed as new chair for Seafood 2040


Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry, has announced the appointment of Neil Auchterlonie as the new chair of Seafood 2040.

The Seafood 2040 Strategic Framework…

JJ Foodservice Launches SAME DAY Grocery Delivery Service


National food and drink wholesaler JJ Foodservice has launched a same-day home delivery service* to get household essentials to Londoners in record time.

Head of Operations at JJ Foodservice, Sedat Kaan…

Takeaway orders increase by 33% but over 36% of takeaways close


Takeaway delivery platform Foodhub revealed record figures for online orders over the past couple of weekends.

During the COVID-19 crisis many businesses are shutting down and the majority of the…

Quarantine cravings: Just Eat UK reveals Britain's lockdown food delivery trends


As Brits settle into life in lockdown our eating habits have adjusted to reflect our long days at home.

While the trend of baking banana bread may have taken social…

Papa's Fish & Chips in your home


The UK's Largest Fish and Chip Shop is closed on Good Friday for the first time in over 50 years.

Eating fish and chips on Good Friday is a…

JJ launches ‘Household Essentials’ with more than 300 items


Food and drink wholesaler JJ Foodservice has launched a new Household Essentials category featuring more than 300 grocery items for homes.

Just three weeks after launching its Next Day…

Fry Awards 2020 winners announced


After three months of mystery dining fish and chip takeaways, restaurants and mobiles across the UK, we can proudly announce the winners of our 2020 Fry Awards.

With the 50…

JJ Supports Fish and Chip Shops During COVID-19 Outbreak


National food and drink wholesaler JJ Foodservice has announced it is still supporting fish and chip shop customers that are running a safe delivery or collection service. 

Categorised as an ‘essential key worker’ the wholesaler…

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