Great Taste Awards 2014
In August 2014, we were delighted to win three individual gold stars for our Smoked Salmon, Smoked Haddock and Smoked Mackerel.
What the judges said about our…
“A good colour and strong smoke aroma. Good balance of smoke and salt and we liked the mouth feel. Good length of flavour.”
“We like the smokiness and love the moistness, texture and good long finish on it.”
“Looks good and moist with an excellent colour – and a great aroma. It has a very good, oily texture and the level of smoke is quite well judged.”
“This fillet was a thing of joy – a decent sized piece of fish, lovely deep gold on the outside, pale gold inside, nice flakes of moist fish and the flavour was simply delicious – it managed to combine a good smoke hit on the outside with a delicate flavour inside. We could have eaten it all.”
“Beautifully moist, amazing smoke and a great flavour.”
Based at Woodchester near Stroud, we source the very finest quality wet fish and use traditional smoking methods. You won’t find any electric or mechanised smoking machines in our smokery. All of our products are smoked simply in two metal kilns over hand lit chippings. We do this over a long period of time to ensure the fish is evenly smoked. And it’s this attention to detail that produces an authentic and unique smoked flavour – free from any dyes or additives.
We are fast becoming a unique and specialist smokehouse – broadening our range of products – and providing the very finest smoked products and wet fish.
Ethics, sustainability and provenance
We only sell sustainable and responsibly caught fish that is line caught wherever possible. We follow the guidelines set out by the MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) and MCS (Marine Conservation Society) and the majority of our fish comes from UK waters.
We were delighted to be awarded three gold starts in the Great Taste Awards 2014 and we plan to build on our rapidly growing reputation by expanding further into the retail market and selling online via this website. We’re also working on more smoked products for our range.
If you’d like to try our deliciously fresh products for yourself you can buy them from a number of places. We also supply an increasing number of retail outlets, cafes and restaurants.