Taste of the Far East sees top award return to Grimsby with JCS Fish
Jack Coulbeck, with the winning dish.
By Grimsby Telegraph | Posted: 1 Feb 2019
GRIMSBY salmon specialist JCS Fish has scooped Food Management Today’s Food Industry Awards Seafood Product of the Year accolade for a second successive year.
The Murray Street team’s BigFish Salmon Fillets marinated in Eastern Thai Spices took the overall category prize, while also receiving commendations in the same category for three further products.
A finalist place was also secured in the Best Frozen Product category for the winning seafood dish.
Commercial manager, Jack Coulbeck, said: “Eastern Thai Spices salmon fillets are one of our signature range of frozen, marinated fillets and consistently one of our most popular products. We’re all really pleased to win again, all credit to our staff here in Grimsby, it’s their consistent hard work and dedication that makes it possible for us to be an award-winning business.”
JCS Fish Ltd's finance controller, Rosie Knight, left, and marketing assistant Jess Pritchett, with the Food Management Today Award in London.
The award was presented in London, with Masterchef host John Torode presenting at Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington.
Food Management Today Awards celebrate the excellence, creativity and innovation of British food manufacturers. The awards shortlist is selected by readers’ votes before a panel of experienced judges evaluate shortlisted products and choose which ones should receive awards.
Aldi Specially Selected Free Range Whole Chicken, produced by 2 Sisters Food Group, won Best Poultry Award.
For JCS, BigFish Salmon Fillets Marinated in a Sticky Maple Glaze; BigFish Salmon Fillets Marinated in Garden Mint and BigFish Salmon Goujons in Chilli and Lime Crumb all got a mention.
The company’s Smoked Sea Trout took the top honour in 2018.