National Federation of Fish Friers

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National Federation of Fish Friers
Abbreviation NFFF
Formation 1913
Legal status Non-profit organisation
Purpose Fish and chip shops in the UK
Location
Region served
UK
Membership
8,500 fish and chip shops
General Secretary
Denise Dodd[1]
Main organ
NFFF Executive Council
Affiliations Seafish
Website www.federationoffishfriers.co.uk

The National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) is a British trade association for the fish and chips trade.

Structure[edit]

Its headquarters are in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Standard membership as of 2009 is £122 a year. It has 12 regions.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1913 and has about 8,500 members.[2]

Function[edit]

It runs training courses[3] and speaks for the trade.[4][5][6] It runs the Customer Service Skills and Fish Frying Skills qualifications for the Seafish authority.

Awards[edit]

It runs the Young Fish Frier of the Year Award.

Publications[edit]

Its monthly magazine The Fish Friers Review (no apostrophe) was founded as The National Fish Caterers’ Review in 1925.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contacting NFFF". NFFF. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "NFFF home page". Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  3. ^ Savage, Danny (18 September 2009). "Could chips be a recession-buster". BBC News. Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  4. ^ "UK backs tracking system to net pirate fishermen". Department for International Development. Retrieved 2009-09-19. David Audley, President of the group that represents 10,000 fish and chip shop owners in the UK, said: “The National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) strongly advise ... " 
  5. ^ Pollock named Colin in April 2009 by Sainsburys
  6. ^ History of fish and chips in January 2007
  7. ^ "Fish Friers Review" (September 2009). September 2009. p. 1. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Walton, John K. (2000). "6: Solidarity and Suspicion: Organization and its Limitations". Fish and chips and the British working class, 1870-1940 (Googlebooks). Continuum International Publishing Group (Originally published Leicester University Press 1992). pp. 111–136. ISBN 978-0-7185-2120-2.  - note that Googlebooks unfortunately omits page 117-118 which appear to cover the founding of the NFFF.

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