Category: Shellfish

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Spider Crab – no longer just for export!

Our Shellfish Promotional Project continues apace! Having firmly established a network of chef ambassadors who are keen to promote all species of our native crustaceans and molluscs, we have identified 5 species, that although almost exclusively exported, we believe should be used as iconic representatives for the shellfish consumer to embrace and enjoy, right here…
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Getting to Grips with Shellfish

This month, UK shellfish expert and cook, Rosemary Williams, shares with us her journey and through demonstrating how to prepare and cook all kinds of shellfish, she is slowly but surely educating and inspiring a whole generation to embrace eating shellfish more regularly and dispelling any myths about its preparation and consumption. This months she…
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A Very British Superfood

By Eva Humphries DipION mBANT CNHC Nutritional Therapist   From the latest green juices to spirulina and coconut water, the health food industry is teeming with an array of exotic “superfoods”. They have become so popular, it’s now impossible to pass a gym or cafe without spotting a yoga-gear-clad individual attached to a bottle of…
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Cuttlefish Fever.

Firstly a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year from SAGB ! Although now nearing the end, the cuttlefish season on the South Coast has produced some outstanding returns for the beam trawl sector at Brixham, Plymouth and Newlyn. A bonanza that started towards the end of last summer has seen landings way in excess of…
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The Shellfish Promotion Project

Welcome to the new SAGB Blog! As part of our 2 yr Promotions Project, we’ll be posting monthly features about our fantastic UK shellfish, it’s diversity, abundance, catch methods and naturally how to get the best out of cooking and eating it. Each month we’ll focus on a different species which is in season and…
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