Tesco showcase set to roll again – Fishupdate.com

Tesco showcase set to roll again Published:  27 April, 2007

Fisheries Minister Ross Finnie at last year’s event

TESCO’S ‘Enjoy the Taste of Scotland… Get to Know Your Locals’ event once again promises to bring together a selection of the very best of Scotland’s larder on the May 4 – 6 May at the Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh.

Producers from some of Scotland’s premium seafood suppliers will be in attendance throughout the three-day event to provide visitors with tales and tastes of the Scottish blue seas. Household names and speciality producers from the seafood industry will come together to present their very own, individual taste of Scotland.

Visitors to the event will be able to sample an array of delicious seafood products from Scottish waters including the world’s first sustainable, organic cod sushi from No Catch, Just Cod, and a selection of hot smoked salmon fillets, salmon canapés and salmon terrines from Farne Salmon’s new summer range. NorSea Foods will be offering visitors a taste of their two newly launched products fresh mackerel with cajun marinade and fresh mackerel with chilli, ginger & lime marinade.

Joseph Robertson of Aberdeen will be displaying a full range of Swankie fish products including Breaded and Battered Haddock, Breaded Whiting, Lemon Breaded Sole, Smoked Haddock Fish Cakes and Salmon and Roasted Pepper Fish Cakes.

Scot Trout will be exhibiting a full range of both fresh and ready to eat fish products including fresh trout and salmon, visitors can enjoy Rollmop Herring from Daniel’s Sweet Herring and the traditional Arbroath Smokie from RR Spink & Sons. The company’s speciality ready to eat Arbroath Smoked Salmon Slices will be available for visitors to taste throughout the show.

Visitors will also have an opportunity to see Scottish Master Chef George McIvor creating “something fishy” in the Celebrity Cookery Theatre on behalf of Baxters with his fresh “Scottish Mussel Soup and Caledonian Seafood Gumbo.”

Following the success of last years event, this year is set to be unmissable with over 90 regional suppliers covering the length and breadth of Scotland, showcasing their local produce at the Edinburgh event.

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