Direct Seafoods’ Statement in Response to Horizon’s Report on the ‘Decline in Fish and Chips in British Pubs and Restaurants’

Direct Seafoods’ Statement in Response to Horizon’s Report on the ‘Decline in Fish and Chips in British Pubs and Restaurants’
Direct Seafoods

Direct Seafoods

Standard Supplier 3rd August 2016

Direct Seafoods’ Statement in Response to Horizon’s Report on the ‘Decline in Fish and Chips in British Pubs and Restaurants’

Whilst this morning’s article, published in The Telegraph and based on Horizon’s report, about the decline in fish and chips on pub and restaurant menus may have highlighted a move towards consumers’ healthier lifestyle choices, it is worth mentioning the significant increase in fish orders more generally to pubs and restaurants. Leading fish suppliers to the hospitality sector, Direct Seafoods, has seen orders of fish increase measurably over the past year. “Whilst people might not be eating fish and chips in the traditional sense as much these days, fish is increasingly a popular choice on menus, providing a healthy and tasty protein source for diners. Whether it be on salads, within starters or with vegetable and bean based accompaniments, fish is a versatile protein that chefs love to cook with. Traditional fish and chip dishes can be made healthier too, by using sunflower oil, or coating in breadcrumbs or polenta instead of batter and baking or grilling it instead of deep frying.” Says Stephen Oswald, Chief Executive of Direct Seafoods.

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