Cornwall Good Seafood Guide

Cornwall Good Seafood Guide are proud to support The Chefs’ Forum.

The subject of seafood sustainability is a complex one but from a chefs point of view it is now more important than ever to think about where the seafood you cook with came from, and how it was caught.

CGSG John dory and mackerel (002)Some types of fishing are far better for the environment than others. Some fish species are doing really well these days but others not so well. Choosing sustainable fish for your menu is vital as it  helps the fishing industry, helps the environment, and it keeps your customers and staff happy. Our independent project, led by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, makes it easy for us all to make good seafood choices.

Visit our mobile friendly website to;

  • Browse over 60 species of fish and shellfish landed to Cornish ports,
  • Download a pdf of our current list of recommended species.
  • Learn about different fishing methods and the issues with sustainability that some have.
  • Find suppliers of local seafood.
  • Get your chef and front of house teams well informed so that they can show customers that the business cares about the environment.

#eatlocal #low carbon – Seafood is amazing, it’s delicious, its healthy and when fisheries are well managed it’s also good for the planet as one of the lowest carbon sources of meat protein available.

Join us

You can help our work by joining our supporters scheme, there are many benefits  including a listing on our where to buy directory, use of our logos, and the knowledge that you are contributing to a project that is rapidly becoming a valuable brand for Cornwall and is encouraging and highlighting continued improvement to our fishing industry.  Signing up is easy online or over the phone.

Without the help we receive from businesses this project would not operate. Please help us to continue to promote sustainable fishing and sign up now!