A responsibility to sourcing
our sustainability commitment
Sourcing quality seafood requires respect and a responsibility to care for the natural world. Everyone at Flying Fish wants future generations to continue to enjoy fresh seafood for years to come. We source our seafood from reputable suppliers, seafood markets and fishermen with only the highest welfare standards. Nothing is wasted – the team will always find a home for everything, and offcuts or lower quality fish are sent to be used in fish stock or collected by local fishermen to be used as bait in crab and lobster pots. Packaging options are constantly under review and clients can use a collection service to return used boxes that are then crushed and recycled responsibly – one less thing to worry about for chefs.
The Flying Fish sustainability philosophy is a living document, that we continue to challenge and evolve as the business grows and the surrounding climate changes, and we listen to every team member to help inform next steps. Please find our full sustainability commitments here.
a problem shared
We’re passionate about sharing the knowledge we’ve picked-up during nearly 20 years of business to educate and support chefs and business alike about the most sustainable seafood sourcing.
The Flying Fish team is active in the local community, passing on information about fish patterns and changes affected by climate to support research. We also work with schools, businesses and charities in association with the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts, to help educate the next generation of consumers and chefs about fishing and sustainability. We align closely with the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide to make sure we’re keeping our business up to date with the most recent sustainability advice.
An ethical approach to business goes beyond sustainability to our hard-working people and supply chain. The Flying Fish anti-slavery and human rights policies are laid out in our full Sustainability, Environmental and Ethical Policy here. We have a zero-tolerance approach to any form of slavery or human trafficking. We adhere to the Modern Slavery Act 2015, commit to only partnering with responsible suppliers, and have a strict supplier approval process, which includes supplier auditing.