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Made Great in Grimsby tells the story of one of the world’s largest seafood processing and trading cluster producing thousands of fish and seafood products processed (made) in Grimsby.

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As well as sourcing seafood from harbours across the UK, our businesses import the vast majority of its fish and seafood sustainably from all over the world.

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The businesses import the vast majority of their fish and seafood from all over the world.

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6000 jobs in Grimsby seafood processing, with supply chain of 12,000 jobs

Grimsby’s ancient smokehouses produce Geographical Indicator (formerly PGI) traditional smoked haddock used by Michelin Star chefs across the UK.

World class people in innovation, sustainability and marketing

Approximately 70% of the UK's Seafood is processed in Grimsby


Meet the Lincolnshire Chef

Stephen Bennett is a renowned chef from Grimsby and has been the adopted #MadeGreatInGrimsby chef since 2020. Stephen loves cooking fish and seafood and has been hosting our cook alongs since the early part of 2021. Stephen is also a Seafish Industry Authority ‘Love Seafood’ Seafood Champion. Stephen operates Healing Manor Hotel with excellent dining facilities and a popular venue for weddings. Our cook along series one of 5 parts can be viewed here.

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Why Grimsby?

Grimsby’s five largest processing businesses serve all the major UK retailers with fresh and frozen seafood.


Latest News

June 05, 2024

The Fishmongers’ Company congratulates the recent success of new MFS Master and Recognised Fishmongers

Four new recipients of the MASTER FISHMONGER STANDARD (MFS) were congratulated this month, as they completed their assessments to recognise…

May 31, 2024

Fishmongers' Company and Grimsby Seafood Cluster Visits North East Scotland fishing and harbour businesses

The Fishmongers' Company and Made Great In Grimsby Seafood Cluster recently embarked on a landmark visit to North East Scotland…

May 13, 2024

Fish Mish

Maritime charities, the Fishermen’s Mission, The Seafarers’ Charity, and Stella Maris joined forces to support a new annual National Fishing…

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