Local Chippies Set New Standards And Pass The Taste Test

Local Chippies Set New Standards And Pass The Taste Test

Published by The Wessex FM News Team at 12:38pm 8th August 2012.

Daniels Fish and Chips in Weymouth and Portland has joined the fish frying elite from across the UK, by scooping the prestigious Fish and Chip Quality Award.

Daniels Fish and Chips has joined the fish frying elite from across the UK, by scooping the prestigious Fish and Chip Quality Award.  It is the first chain of Fish and Chip shops in the UK to receive this award.

The National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF), the trade body that represents the nation’s fish and chip shops, runs the scheme as a way of raising standards within the fish and chip trade and enhancing the profile of the industry.

The scheme is a way of rewarding and promoting shops that provide good quality products and high standards of hygiene, as well as friers who show a high level of competence.

To qualify, each shop has to go through an inspection by an NFFF Approved Assessor who assesses the shop’s presentation, hygiene and cleanliness, staff training, equipment, frying and sales skills and most importantly the quality of the cooked product.

This award sets the new benchmark for quality within the industry.  It will signal to the consumer that they can buy with confidence where the award is displayed, and it will encourage more outlets to raise their standards.

Each Fish and Chip Quality Award is valid for two years and retention is dependent on standards being maintained as validated by NFFF officials and appointed assessors.