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2014-05-27 23:01:50

The Fish and Chip Shops industry is set to continue its decline as health-conscious consumers pursue takeaway alternatives. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Fish and Chip Shops industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Fish and Chip Shops industry in Australia has been struggling over the past five years, with competition being the number one adversary for operators. Over the five years through 2013-14, consumers...

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2009-10-17 08:09:15

Officials say cod is disappearing from European fishing grounds. Only steep catch cuts will prevent the disappearance of a species prized for centuries for its flaky white flesh. The European Commission said recent studies showed cod catches in some areas are far outstripping the rate of reproduction. Scientists estimated that there were more than 250,000 tons of cod in the 1970s in fishing grounds in the North Sea, eastern English Channel and Scandinavia's Skagerrak strait. In recent years,...

2009-02-28 19:07:57

Australian seafood farmers are pushing for regulations that would force restaurants to identify the source of the fish on their menus. Restaurants and fish and chips shops were exempted from a 2006 law requiring retailers to identify country of origin. Ken Chapman, president of the Australian Barramundi Farmers Association, told the Sydney Morning Herald consumers should know what they are getting. Barramundi is the iconic Australian fish and Australians expect to get Australian fish if they...

2008-10-01 18:00:35

MANY firms may be taking a bit of a battering during the current downturn but a Llandudno Junction-based businesses is bucking that trend and preparing to pull in more trade. Enoch's Fish and Chips cafe and take away, on Conwy Road, is reporting a 20% boost in sales and is looking to expand. Danny White-Meir took over from his parents two years ago and now plans to open a second outlet. He said the company's success is due in large part to achieving Investors in People status: "One...

2008-09-21 18:00:21

A CHIPPIE is charging traffic wardens extra for their fish and chips after being ticketed 50 times at his shop in Scarborough. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-06-27 15:02:48

Homegrown chips in Wales are taking a back seat to imported varieties due to a shortage of Maris Piper potatoes, sources said. Floods in England and cold weather in Wales have lead to a local shortage of the variety favored by chip shops, the Western Mail reported Friday. Even though potatoes imported from Spain, Holland and Belgium cost twice the price of a Welsh potato, shops are turning to overseas markets to supply them with spuds, the newspaper reported. Yields were poor and the...


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