“Always sell quality. Quality will alway sell” That was the mantra of my mentor Chris Ramus and he drummed it into me the same way his father, a Boroughbridge butcher, drummed it into him. For nearly 40 years that has been the way we have run our business, always striving to find the best products we can possibly find. […]
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We often find ourselves focusing on times when we get things wrong and we hear more often from the disgruntled customer rather than from the happy one.
Shark is not something we sell a lot of. It is not widely caught in our waters and the most common species of shark caught locally, and best for eating, is the Porbeagle Shark which is under threat in parts of the world due to over fishing. Indeed it is listed as vulnerable by conservation agencies. […]
As an owner of a Harrogate based company most people think that I live in Harrogate, but actually for the last 30 years apart from a spell at university I have lived in and around Ilkley.
Scottish Quality Salmon is a delicious and highly nutritious food containing protein, vitamin A, a range of B vitamins as well as the minerals calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium and zinc – all of which are vital ingredients for a healthy balanced diet.
How to Eat a Lobster To get the full enjoyment from lobster you need to use a lobster pick to find all those tasty morsels. The knife and fork should be temporarily put to one side when trying to extract those succulent pieces of fresh lobster. A combination of fingers and the lobster pick will […]
Just as an update to yesterdays blog. I see this morning that ASDA have been reprimanded over their price guarantee advert. Yet another example of the supermarkets making claims that are either not substantiated, meaningless or downright misleading.
Here is my blog from February this year about supermarket pricing tricks. There is more about this issue tonight on Panorama where the discuss the tricks and misleading practices the big four supermarkets use to make you think you are getting a bargain. I think you should watch it.
I was asked yesterday, by a follower on twitter, if I had any skate cheeks. It appears that a TV chef was cooking with them on Market Kitchen. One question buzzed through my mind. WHY?
So its been a few days now since the showing of the first episode of Hugh’s Fish Fight and the dust has perhaps settled so what has been the impact on us as fishmongers.