If we are to manage the seas sustainably, fish must be caught responsibly.
Where possible we buy fish which has been certified sustainable.
We like to know when and where all our fish are caught.
Traceability is vital if we are to control the quality and quantity of the catch
COMMON NAME: PLAICE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: MELANOGRAMMUS AENGLEFINUS
The flesh of plaice is white, tender and subtle-flavoured.
It's a right-eyed, oval-shaped flatfish with characteristic redy orange spots and a pearly white underside. Its orange spots are an indication of freshness; brighter spots mean a fresher fish. North Sea plaice reach between 35 and 45cm in their 6th year.
Its habitat ranges from the shoreline down to the continental shelf.
Capture Area: North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock Area: North East Atlantic/ Barents & Norwegian Sea
Stock Detail: IIa & IIb
NUTRITIOUS & DELICIOUS
Fish and chips can be eaten as part of a healthy diet, if eaten in moderation is a wholesome nutritious, and also provide a perfectly nutritious meal which contains less additives than other takeaways.
A portion of Fish, Chips & Mushy Peas contains:
Excellent source of protein and omega-3 fatty acid.
Vitamin C, vitamins B6 and B12, some iron, zinc and calcium.
Great source of important dietary fibre
Balance your meal with Peas as one of your 5 a day
MSC CERTIFIED? YES WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
Kingfisher’s Cod, Haddock, Plaice, Hake, Pollock, Hoki, Smoked Herring, Smoked Haddock, Prawns, Salmon Goujons, Cornish Sardines, Saithe & Jersey Lobster are now MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) certified , which means that this seafood comes from fisheries that have been independently certified to the MSC’s standard for a well-managed and sustainable fishery
The MSC's sustainability standard is considered to be the highest in the world, and Kingfisher is one of only a handful of fish and chip shops in the UK to have the certification to allow the use of the ecolabel on the menu.