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​Kaptain Karaage: The Container King

​Kaptain Karaage: The Container King

Posted by Emily on 31st Jan 2024

While its setting may be low-key on a side street off the bustling Tollcross junction in the southwestern part of Edinburgh's city centre, Kaptain Karaage is anything but. Its industrial shipping c … read more
​Zero Plus - a new premium proposition

​Zero Plus - a new premium proposition

Posted by Emily on 23rd Nov 2023

Zohaib Hussain spared no effort in renovating his takeaway, Zero Plus Fish Bar in Cardiff, earlier this year, with the intention of boosting business. With a desire to have a shop he c … read more
The Fishermen's Chippy drives for quality

The Fishermen's Chippy drives for quality

Posted by Emily on 11th Jul 2023

As well as three fish and chip shops in southwest Cornwall, Tom Doran owns The Fishermen's Chippy mobile fish and chip van, which tours campsites and fetes during the week and attends functi … read more
Captain Thornton’s Leeds the way 

Captain Thornton’s Leeds the way 

Posted by Emily on 3rd Jun 2023

When most people hear the name Thornton’s, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the chocolatier. But if you’re from Leeds, it’s more likely to be the two fish and chip takeaways James and … read more
Top Catch turns its fortunes around

Top Catch turns its fortunes around

Posted by Emily on 11th Mar 2023

Making a good living from a convenience store on a parade of shops in Southampton, Raj Khaira decided to capitalise on the fact there were 185 flats above his shop yet no takeaways to service them … read more
A Balancing Act at Linfords

A Balancing Act at Linfords

Posted by Emily on 11th Mar 2023

Using Ceres products has enabled Chris Pithey to strike the perfect balance between serving homemade items and traditional chip shop favourites at Linfords in Market Deeping, Peterborough.  … read more
Ceres Proves a Problem Solver for Auckley Friery

Ceres Proves a Problem Solver for Auckley Friery

Posted by Emily on 31st Jan 2023

David Nicolaou bought Auckley Friery in Auckley, Doncaster, almost 20 years ago. A traditional ‘80s shop at the time, it was dated with strip lighting down the middle and a suspended ceiling.  … read more
The Benefits of Being Small

The Benefits of Being Small

Posted by Emily on 24th Jan 2023

Having fried fish and chips seven days a week for 10 years and eventually burning themselves out, Terry Collinson and his wife Jennifer, downsized and bought a takeaway in Pagham, West Sussex, which t … read more
Miller's Keeps Moving Forward

Miller's Keeps Moving Forward

Posted by Emily on 8th Dec 2022

Millers certainly can’t be accused of resting on its laurels. Since winning Fish & Chip Shop of the Year in 2018, the York-based, family-run chippy has worked tirelessly to build its brand and carve o … read more
Every Day Is a School Day at Chez Fred

Every Day Is a School Day at Chez Fred

Posted by Miria on 1st Nov 2022

Even with 38 years in the fish and chip trade, the last 33 spent at Chez Fred in Bournemouth, Fred Capel still believes that every day is a school day.  There’s always something to learn, … read more
Sandy’s raises the bar in Folkestone

Sandy’s raises the bar in Folkestone

Posted by Emily on 5th May 2022

Following a £150,000 refurbishment, a rebrand and new ownership, Sandy’s Fish & Chips has become the top-rated fish and chip shop in the Kent coastal town of Folkestone on both Google and Just Eat, an … read more
Growing a Business Organically

Growing a Business Organically

Posted by Emily on 1st Mar 2022

When is the right time to open a second shop? When an opportunity comes up that’s just too good to miss? When a business reaches capacity and the market is large enough to support a second s … read more
Athena B Inspired by Ceres Support

Athena B Inspired by Ceres Support

Posted by Emily on 1st Nov 2021

What started as a recommendation to use Ceres Natural Batter Mix has resulted in a journey of discovery for Athena B in Portslade, Brighton. Matthew Konen and his mum Mary took the lease back … read more
 Bespoke Touch: Beyond the Ordinary at Krispies

Bespoke Touch: Beyond the Ordinary at Krispies

Posted by Emily on 29th Jan 2020

Krispies in Exmouth, Devon, prides itself on serving top quality food, whether from the takeaway or its newly opened click-and-collect and delivery shop, and its owners, Kelly and Tim Barnes, are m … read more