SCOTTISH fishmonger RR Spink & Sons celebrates its 300th anniversary this year, making the firm one of the UK’s oldest food producers.
The company plans to celebrate its third century by releasing 300 limited edition smoked trout, retailing at £300 each, in the coming months.
The 300th anniversary also marks the beginning of a new partnership between the Arbroath-founded fishmonger and Michelin starred chef Mark Sargeant, who will become an ambassador for smoked trout.
Throughout 2015, Sargeant is set to create a series of RR Spink & Sons recipes to encourage operators to purchase smoked trout.
Sargeant said that in its 300th anniversary year, RR Spink & Sons is in a “unique position” to promote smoked trout.
The chef described smoked trout as a “dark horse”, claiming it has a “more delicate flavour” than smoked salmon.