The Shetland Islands are, quite literally, in the middle of the most prolific fishing grounds in Europe. More fish is landed in Shetland than in England, Wales and Northern Ireland combined. Shetland is the UK’s second largest port for fish landings.
There are 179 active fishing vessels in Shetland, a mix of seine and trawl vessels. The local fleet is expanding and modernising in order to take advantage of the abundant fish stocks which gather around Shetland’s vast coastline.
Shetland’s unique location means that most Shetland fishing boats make short trips to sea, typically from one to five days. This makes for fish of exceptional quality and freshness.
Simpson Fish are specialists in sourcing the best possible quality whole fish from Shetland. They are wholesale suppliers of top quality Shetland whitefish and mackerel. They can also access quantities of elite quality hand line caught fish including cod, pollock and mackerel.
A family run company, Simpson Fish is dedicated to sourcing for the finest, freshest whitefish available for the best possible value.