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
Region served
8,500 fish and chip shops
General Secretary
Denise Dodd[1]
Main organ
NFFF Executive Council
Affiliations Seafish

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


Its headquarters are in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Standard membership as of 2017 is £193 a year. It has 12 regions.


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


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.


It runs the Young Fish Frier of the Year Award.


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

See also[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. Archived from the original on 2009-10-05. 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" (PDF) (September 2009). September 2009: 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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