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We are delighted to announce the MSC UK Awards 2022 Winners! This year the awards were streamed from the Maritime Museum in Aberdeen with an evening of celebration at the Aberdeen Art Gallery.

MSC UK awards and Scottish Seafood LogoA big thank you to this year's sponsor, Seafood Scotland and the Aberdeen City Council for hosting us. 

The 2022 MSC UK Award winners

MSC UK Ocean Leadership Award

Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group

MSC UK Fishing Hero of the Year

Will Treneer, Cornish Sardine Fishery

MSC UK Newcomer of the Year

Mindful Chef

MSC UK Fresh Fish Foodservice Supplier of the Year

Direct Seafoods

MSC UK Foodservice Wholesaler of the Year

Brakes and M&J

MSC UK Foodservice Champion of the Year

Rockfish and The Bay

MSC UK Social Media Hero of the Year

Fish & Chips @ Western Grove

MSC UK Marketing Champion of the Year

Waitrose & Partners

MSC UK Frozen Brand of the Year

­Birds Eye

MSC UK Online Brand of the Year


MSC UK Retail Supplier of the Year

Lovering Foods

MSC UK Product of the Year

Hook, Line & Sinker Cornish Sardines Mediterranean Marinade

ASC UK Retail Supplier of the Year


ASC UK Retailer of the Year


MSC UK Fish Counter of the Year

Waitrose & Partners

MSC UK Mid-size Store Retailer of the Year


MSC UK Supermarket of the Year



Catch up on the event at the Maritime Museum below:

MSC UK Awards 2022

MSC UK Awards 2022

A snapshot of the evening

George Clark, Ishbel Matheson and Councillor Christian Allard

George Clark, Ishbel Matheson and Councillor Christian Allard, Aberdeen City Council

MSC UK Team at MSC UK Awards

MSC UK and Ireland team with Ishbel Matheson

George Clark UK & Ireland Programme Director

George Clark, MSC UK and Ireland Programme Director 

Ishbel Matheson, MSC Chief Communications Officer

Ishbel Matheson, MSC Chief Communications Officer

Mairi Gougeon, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands

Keynote speaker Mairi Gougeon, Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands

MSC UK Awards winner shot

Seth McCurry with Christarose Maphosa and Tom Hollick, Tesco

MSC UK Awards winner shot

Loren Hiller with Paul Gunn, Viktorija Richardson and Calum Richardson, The Bay Fish & Chips

MSC UK Awards winner shot

Josette Foster, Fish and Chips @ Weston Grove

MSC UK Awards winner shot

Katie Keay with Ian Gatt, Scottish Pelagic Fishermen's Association

Meet the judging panel

Mitch Tonks

Mitch Tonks

Highly acclaimed and award-winning seafood restaurateur, chef, food writer and supporter of sustainable fishing and the industry, Mitch Tonks is a long-standing MSC UK ambassador.

CJ Jackson

CJ Jackson

CJ Jackson has been the CEO of Billingsgate Seafood School since 2005. As a charity, based above the largest inland fish market in the UK, CJ and her team deliver a large range of courses for children and schools, industry training and the general public.

Marcus Coleman

Marcus Coleman

Marcus Coleman was appointed CEO of Seafish in January 2016. Seafish is a non-departmental public body that works with everyone involved in the seafood journey in the UK, from catch to plate, supporting the seafood industry to thrive.

Dr Eleanor Adamson

Dr Eleanor Adamson

Eleanor is Fisheries Programme Manager at The Fishmongers’ Company (Fisheries Charitable Trust). She advises on a range of science, policy and education-related programmes and grants that support marine and freshwater conservation, fisheries, aquaculture, and seafood trading in the UK.

Dr Bryce Stewart

Dr Bryce Stewart

Bryce is a marine ecologist and fisheries biologist whose work has ranged from temperate estuaries to tropical coral reefs and the deep-sea. He gained a BSc(Hons) (Zoology) from the University of Melbourne, and a PhD (Marine Biology) from James Cook University.

Learn more about previous awards