Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

  • Asda becomes first supermarket to publish sustainable seafood report

    SUPERMARKET CHAIN, Asda has become the first retailer to publish a full report about how and where it sources its wild fish, along with information about sustainability and the management of fisheries.                … Read More

  • Tesco accused of selling “dirty tuna”

    CELEBRITY CHEF Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall and environmental campaign group Greenpeace have accused Tesco of stocking “dirty tuna”, which is caught unsustainably using nets that harm marine wildlife.                   The supermarket giant has been… Read More

  • Who’s top when it comes to sustainable fish?

    CHEFS HAVE huge influence over what people cook at home – not least through their books. Research at the University of York has shown that some of the top names are promoting sustainable fish significantly more now than they were… Read More

  • Chefs challenged on their seafood sustainability

    RESEARCHERS FROM the University of York have ranked the top ten celebrity cookbooks in order of the sustainability of the seafood they feature.                   Books published by some of the leading chefs… Read More

  • Food waste hero, or potential villain?

    PIGS ARE being touted as the solution to the UK foodservice sector’s food waste problem. But there are reputation risks attached to the concept.                     The Pig Idea is a campaign… Read More

  • Marriott Hotels and River Cottage announce partnership

    MARRIOTT HOTELS and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage has announced a partnership that aims to support local, sustainable food sourcing.   As a response to increased consumer awareness and demand for local and seasonal food sourcing, Marriott Hotels in Yorkshire and… Read More

  • Fearnley-Whittingstall faces fishing industry critics

    FISH FIGHT CAMPAIGNER and celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall faces critics from the fishing industry at a meeting held by Seafish.                     Fearnley-Whittingstall was a special guest at the Common Language Group (CLG)… Read More

  • Could chefs make sustainable food sexy?

    CELEBRITY CHEFS were recently branded as a “hidden contributing factor to Britain’s obesity epidemic” in a  paper published in the Food and Public Health journal. Their recipes contained “excessive amounts of total fat, sugars and salt” which were influencing the… Read More

  • New nutrition course at River Cottage

    COACHES AND athletes from the UK Olympic diving team have joined forces with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage to launch a new course.   Held at the restaurant’s chef school, Essential Eating is a one-day, City & Guilds-accredited course focusing on… Read More

  • Fish policy reform step closer

    THE REFORM of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) has moved a step closer with an agreement between the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.   The overarching aim of the reformed policy is to end overfishing and ensure fishing… Read More