23rd September

Sustainability, innovation and competitiveness recognised in National Seafood Awards

The biennial National Seafood Awards organised by Ireland's seafood development agency will recognise innovators across ten categories at a gala event in Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral on November 27.

2018 National Seafood Awards

Maksim Beleckij, McBride Fishing Co, Donegal

The awards recognise the achievements of individuals and businesses revolutionising the seafood sector under the themes of Sustainability, Innovation and Competitiveness.

BIM chief executive said the awards recognise "cutting-edge innovators" who are helping to build the reputation and value of Irish seafood "on a national and global level".

Ireland's seafood sector employs 14,000 people, contributed €1.15bn to Ireland's GDP in 2017 and is a source of sustainable economic support for coastal communities throughout Ireland. 

Categories:
Best in Fishing Innovation
Best in Aquaculture Innovation
Best in Processing Innovation
Best in Sustainable Fishing
Best in Sustainable Aquaculture
Fishing Enterprise of the Year
Aquaculture Enterprise of the Year
Processing Enterprise of the Year
Best Seafood Retailer of the Year
 
Two special awards: Best Student of the Year and a Lifetime Achievement Award wil be dedicated by the awards team. 
 
Deadline for entries: 5pm, September 14 

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