Cod has been over fished in many areas of the Atlantic, but due to good management, many stocks are now far healthier than they were 10 years ago, which is great news. In Cornwall and the South West, however, the levels of Cod stocks have fluctuated in recent years. In cold years the stocks do well, but we have recently had several mild years and this has resulted in poor survival rates for young cod , which clearly has had a knock on effect on overall stocks.
With stock levels now thought to be below optimum, we have decided to stop offering Cornish Cod, to give the fishery some time to recover.
As an alternative we are pleased to offer Shetland Cod, that we source from Lerwick Market.