Miller’s fish & chip restaurant and takeaway celebrates sustainability certification and regional award success
Article Date: 2016-12-14
The news means the restaurant can now use the MSC ‘blue tick’ label on its haddock, cod, The certification comes at an exciting time for Miller^s, they’ve just been announced as a Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award finalist 2017 and regional winners.
Fish & chips has been in the Miller family for over 75 years. Nick Miller^s great grandfather, Joe, opened the first family fish & chip shop during World War II. Nick^s grandfather, Jim, went on to open Miller^s in Haxby, which was later run by dad, David, after he worked all over the world as a chef, training in Michelin Nick explains what the news means to the shop,"We^ve been responsibly sourcing our fish for years now but we wanted to make it official with the MSC accreditation. We feel the time is right to make our customers more aware of the dangers of overfishing and the importance of sustainability." George Clark, UK Commercial Manager at the MSC, adds, "Congratulations to Miller^s who are doing their bit to protect the future of the oceans by selling MSC certified fish. We also offer congratulations for being awarded regional winner, and one of the finalists for the Takeaway of The Year category in the 2017 National Fish & Chip Awards! We hope that their success will encourage other chippies in the area to follow their lead and offer their customers a sustainable choice.”Choosing MSC labelled seafood from fisheries, retailers, brands and restaurants guarantees sustainable, traceable methods and helps protect the life in our oceans for generations to come.For further information on The National Fish & Chip Awards visit *The four finalists attending the trip were: Mister C’s in Selby, North Yorkshire; Harbour Lights in Falmouth, Cornwall; The Fisherman’s Wife in Whitby, North Yorkshire and Pelican Fish & Chips in Barnstaple, Devon.