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June 30, 2015

At MCB sustainability is one of our foremost concerns. We rely on healthy fish stocks for our livelihoods and want to see them protected for ourselves but also for future generations to enjoy. We know many of our customers feel the same however it can be confusing trying to figure out which products really are sustainable. That's why we sought the help of Friend Of the Sea. They are a non-profit NGO whose mission is "th...

March 3, 2015

 

Freshness is synonymous with quality when it comes to seafood. This is why if you want only the highest quality fish you should buy exclusively from the inshore fleet - just as we do. These vessels stay at sea for less than a day so their fish is less than 24 hours old when it hits the dock. This means that our fish is available for purchase within 12-24 of being caught.

 

Larger vessel...

February 11, 2015

Although we deal primarily with the ocean we recognise that this is not the only area of the environment to suffer degradation from seafood production. Therefore truly sustainable seafood must have as low an environmental impact on land, during production, as the fishing that harvested it had underwater.

 

To achieve our goal of producing responsibly sourced sustainable seafood we have been working to reduce our carb...

February 10, 2015

Most of the fish we buy comes from local Sussex boats that are part of the UK's under 10m inshore fishery. The EC's own statistics (below) show that while the fleet lands only 12% of the fish by value it employs 48% of the workforce. Buying from small scale local inshore fishermen ensures that this fleet can continue to compete with larger scale vessels who do a disproportionate amount of environmental damage while lini...

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February 10, 2015

 

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the damage that has been done to the marine environment it is important that the seafood industry adapts in an effort to provide more responsibly sourced and sustainable produce. However it can often be difficult for the consumer to know whether what they are buying is really the responsible option. At MCB SEAFOODS LTD we are committed to helping the consumer make the right ch...

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MCB SEAFOODS LTD.

 

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East Sussex, BN9 0BX - UK.

 

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