At the Awards
THE FISH BAR WINS FIELD TO FRIER
The Fish Bar At Sunnybank Road in Crewe, Cheshire, has won the From Field to Frier Award 2015.
The shop scooped the award which recognises the responsible sourcing of potatoes – as part of the important field to frier journey – during a prestigious ceremony at the Lancaster London Hotel in London.
Commenting on their award win shop co-owner Craig Buckley, said: “We’re over the moon to have received an award; it’s an honour to be recognised by our industry and peers.
“I always think chips tend to be overlooked because fish is generally thought of as a more important component. At The Fish Bar, we trace our potatoes back to their source and we carry out regular sugar testing measurements to ensure the quality is the best we can get – we even have a glass preparation screen within the shop so customers can see our methods in action!
“It’s our mission to demonstrate and inform others about the importance of the chip. To be recognised for something we are so passionate about is truly amazing.”
Award sponsor Oliver Boutwood, Director at Isle of Ely Produce, said: “This award, which is now in its fourth year, has really captured the attention and imagination of both farmers and friers alike and it has become a part of our intrinsic values here at Isle of Ely.
“The Fish Bar At Sunnybank Road has to be commended for their dedication and passion. Their commitment to responsible sourcing and maintaining industry standards are second to none, well done to them.”
The 2016 competition is now open. All you need to do is to fill in your details and log on to the awards site. Select catergory 'From Field to Frier' and fill out the entry form and email it or send it back to seafish.
Entries to the National Fish & Chip Awards were judged by a number of industry expert judging panels comprising members of the National Federation of Fish Friers, the National Edible Oils Distributors Association and Seafish together with a variety of independent industry experts.
The awards are judged without any bias towards geographical region, type of fish used, frying method, suppliers used or distributors, and are judged solely on the criteria and rules set out in the entry forms and rules which are featured on the following website.
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