Fish City, an iconic seafood restaurant in Belfast’s City Centre, is the first local business to join the campaign committing to buy, serve, and promote only fish from sustainable sources on its menus.
John Lavery, owner of Fish City and recently awarded Northern Ireland’s Marine Stewardship Council’s Hero, said, “From its foundation, Fish City has supported and championed the importance of sustainability and looking after our oceans and the planet. We recognise, that as stewards of this planet, we are at a critical point in our collective ability to halt and eliminate the threats posed by overfishing and climate change.
“Now, more than ever, and before it is too late, we take on this responsibility to ourselves and future generations. Signing this pledge further commits Fish City to continue and improve upon the work we are doing. We are proud that Belfast has taken on the Sustainable Fish Cities challenge, raising awareness amongst residents and visitors, and we hope many more businesses will follow our lead.”
We are proud that Belfast has taken on the Sustainable Fish Cities challenge, raising awareness amongst residents and visitors, and we hope many more businesses will follow our lead.
Any business or organisation that serves fish, from restaurants and retailers to hospitals and educational institutions, can take the pledge and help Belfast and Derry/Londonderry achieve Sustainable Fish City status.
Across the UK, Sustainable Fish Cities, coordinated by Sustain, has racked up an impressive track record of success with 850 million meals served by caterers committing to sustainable fish with 17 cities put on the map, plus Heathrow Airport.