News Flash May 2013

Seafood Academy to take delivery of first of 3 AFOS Micro Kilns for training. More news will follow in early June 2013.

Micro Kiln Factsheet and photo

There are Four Parts to seafood smoking training and development. To find out what they are click here.


Other information

Grimsby Traditional Smoked Fish

Seafish Publications and datasheets - use the Ref no or ISBN number to search the database.

For example:

Publication: PAH's - Report on Seafish survey of UK seafood smoking businesses and products
Author: R. Watson, W. Denton, M. Anyadiegwu
Date: January 2003

Ref No: SR557 ISBN: 0903941813


Other Publications/Sources

FAO Document Repository

TORRY ADVISORY NOTE - Full List of TORRY Advisory Notes

No. 82 (revised) Hot Smoking of Fish

No 14 (revised) Smoked Fish - Retailers

No. 9 Smoked White Fish - Producers

The smoking contents of this and related webpages, pdfs and the eLearning programme are © Sea Fish Industry Authority 2010

Seafood Smoking by eLearning

Are you on the fish and shellfish smoking email distribution list? If not then email and ask to be added.

To go straight to the SeLP Start Page click the start button.

For a brief guide to SeLP click here

Added November 2010 - fish smoking videos - see Section 12 of the eLearning programme. Click Start above and login.

Fish Smoking OLM

You may wish to start with this open learning module first

Here is a pdf of our older, entry level fish smoking open learning module, the perfect primer for anyone wishing to tackle the more advanced eLearning programme. This document is a scanned pdf of a printed copy and consequently the quality is not as high as we may otherwise have wished.

Limits and liabilities


Segment 1 - Fish spoilage

Segment 2 - Preservation action of salt and smoke

Segment 3 - Raw material selection and preparation

Segment 4 - The salting, brining and smoking processes

Segment 5 - Smoking kilns

Segment 6 - Product handling and packaging

SAQ Answers

After the elearning course you may wish to take this 5 day long Practical Training programm Click here to download the draft programme as an Excel spreadsheet. Other courses are also available ranging from 1 day to 5 day. See the Seafood Smoking Course Topic.