Ep 32. Mike Warner. A Passion for Seafood
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
12h ago
Mike Warner is an artisan fishmonger from Suffolk who owns and operates “A Passion For Seafood.” As a member of the Guild of Food Writers, and being deeply involved in promoting British seafood, Mike is also an ambassador with Wright Brothers in London. In this episode of Seafood Matters Mike discusses his firsthand experiences in the fishing industry and his efforts to increase the consumption of locally sourced UK seafood. Mike also voices concerns about the impact on our fish stocks and traditional fishing grounds, from the effects of offshore energy platforms, marine dredging, gravel extr ..read more
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Ep 31. Adrian Bartlett - Ecomotus: helping fishermen cut costs
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
2w ago
Adrian Bartlett started out as a skipper and with Andy Hunting he founded "The Crabstock Boys", touring the UK offering cookery demos, including crab picking and fish fileting. He went on to open the successful pop up restaurant "Crab Stock and 2 Smoking Lobsters”. Adrian is now Head of Marine Operations at Ecomotus who manufacture the EcoPro hydrogen electrolyzer. In this episode we learn how this compact device can help fishing boats cut costs by creating higher thermal efficiency, increased torque and improved fuel economy. And by reducing CO2 emissions the EcoPro provides cleaner air qual ..read more
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Ep 30 Mike Park OBE - SWFPA #02
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
2w ago
Mike Park OBE is Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish White Fish Producers Association representing 260 individual vessels and 1400 fishermen. In this episode Mike explains how certain NGOs distort facts, sue governments, and attack the marketplace, attempting to stop the public from buying certain species of seafood, warning that their false misinformation and lies might eventually destroy the UK fishing industry. Seafood Matters Podcast is available on all podcast networks and you can also hear it on the dedicated website www.seafoodmatterspodcast.com. Contact Jim Cowie: Email: jim@sea ..read more
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Ep 23 Mike Park OBE - SWFPA
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
2w ago
Mike Park is Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish White Fish Producers Association, the largest fishing association in Europe, and he advises international fisheries scientists and policymakers during annual quota negotiations. In this episode, Mike discusses his goals for achieving harmonious accord between the environment, consumers, and fishermen.---Seafood Matters Podcast is available on all podcast networks, and you can also hear it on the dedicated website, www.seafoodmatterspodcast.com.---Contact Jim Cowie: Email: jim@seafoodmatterspodcast.com Socials: @seafoodmatterspodcast Website ..read more
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Ep 28 Kara Brydson
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
3w ago
With over 20 years of experience in the UK fishing industry Kara Brydson is the Executive Director of fisheries Innovation and Sustainability based in Pitlochry in Central Scotland. In this episode Kara discusses how modern fishing technologies are being used to secure a more stable future for both fishermen and the environment. Seafood Matters Podcast is available on all podcast networks and you can also hear it on the dedicated website www.seafoodmatterspodcast.com. Contact Jim Cowie: Email: jim@seafoodmatterspodcast.com Socials: @seafoodmatterspodcast Website: seafoodmatterspodcast.com ..read more
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Ep 27 Alan Addison
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
3w ago
Alan Addison skippers the Venture IV which fishes out of Kinlochbervie and Scrabster. In this episode we discuss the controversial fishing practices of foreign owned boats landing in the UK, and Alan highlights how they willfully damage the seabed and accurate stock assessment. Exploring the complexities of quota regulations, Alan suggests a new approach which he believes might reduce the growing frustration in the way our government handles quota management and the activities of foreign owned boats in UK waters. --- Seafood Matters Podcast is available on all podcast networks, and you can a ..read more
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Ep 26 Stelios Theocharous
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
3w ago
Stelios Theocharous was born in Cyprus and after studying in the UK he worked for his family fish & chip shops, which they still own. In 2006, Stelios established Ceres, a batter supply company named after the Roman goddess of harvests, which supplies and advises the UK frying and restaurant trades. And if this wasn’t enough for one man, he also hosts and produces the “Ceres Podcast” which regularly appears in the top 100 Food podcasts in the UK charts. Having forged close relationships with Chefs, Food Producers, Growers, Hoteliers, Suppliers and Restaurateurs, in this episode Stelios d ..read more
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Ep 25 Dr. Nathalie Steins
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
3w ago
Since 2016 Nathalie Steins has been a senior researcher and project leader at Wageningen Marine Research in Holland, and Chair of the ICES Human Dimension Steering Group. In this discussion, Nathalie shares her opinions on how Brexit has affected quota negotiations, and she highlights the importance of closer relationships between scientists and fishermen. Seafood Matters Podcast is available on all podcast networks, and you can also hear it on the dedicated website, www.seafoodmatterspodcast.com.Contact Jim Cowie: Email: jim@seafoodmatterspodcast.com Socials: @seafoodmatterspodcast Website ..read more
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Ep 24 John Goodlad
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
3w ago
John Goodlad was chief executive officer of the Shetland Fishermen’s Association and the Shetland Fish Producers Organization, chairman of Fishing Innovation and Sustainability, and a board member of the North Atlantic Fisheries College. In this discussion, John explains how he farmed organic salmon, pioneered annual fish quota allocations, and established community-owned fish quotas.---Seafood Matters Podcast is available on all podcast networks, and you can also hear it on the dedicated website, www.seafoodmatterspodcast.com.---Contact Jim Cowie: Email: jim@seafoodmatterspodcast.com Socials ..read more
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Ep 23 Mike Park - SWFPA
Seafood Matters Podcast
by Jim Cowie
3w ago
Mike Park is Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish White Fish Producers Association, the largest fishing association in Europe, and he advises international fisheries scientists and policymakers during annual quota negotiations. In this episode, Mike discusses his goals for achieving harmonious accord between the environment, consumers, and fishermen.---Seafood Matters Podcast is available on all podcast networks, and you can also hear it on the dedicated website, www.seafoodmatterspodcast.com.---Contact Jim Cowie: Email: jim@seafoodmatterspodcast.com Socials: @seafoodmatterspodcast Website ..read more
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