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Get Involved - We’re Celebrating NF&CD

Friday, 4 June 2021 is National Fish & Chip Day, and once again the Q Partnership – Friars Pride, Henry Colbeck and V A Whitley – is getting behind the nation’s favourite dish and supporting the biggest day in the fish and chip calendar.

We’re giving one lucky winner a chance to win a ‘Trolley Worth of Stock’.


- follow us on Facebook,

- share with us how you are celebrating #NationalFishandChipDay - the more unusual the better - for your chance to win* our trolley full of goodies.

- Don’t forget to tag #NationalFishandChipDay!


Our NF&CD competition is being run across the Q Partnership – Friars Pride, Henry Colbeck and V A Whitley – with a winner being chosen in each of our coverage areas.


*The competition closes at midnight on Friday 4 June. One lucky winner will be chosen at random from all the entries shared / tagged on the V.A.Whitley Facebook page. The judges’ decision is final. The prize can not be exchanged for cash. The ‘trolley worth of stock’ will be selected from V.A.Whitley / Q Partnership own branded products up to the value of £200. The items will be delivered on the shop’s next available delivery date after 4 June 2021.

* * UPDATED FOR 2021 * *

Following the resounding success of last year's National Fish and Chip Day, NEODA is delighted to announce that Fish & Chip lovers across the UK are coming together again to celebrate the nation's favourite dish on Friday, 4th June 2021. National Fish & Chip Day 2021 is set to be even bigger than last year as it brings together everyone involved in creating this iconic British dish; from Fish & Chip shops, pub chains, restaurants, retailers, to the fisherman and farmers who provide the sustainable and natural ingredients needed to create this family favourite.

Don't miss your chance to get involved and build support - start tweeting with the hashtag #nationalfishandchipday now! Register on the website by filling out the simple form found at -

The campaign toolkit and other collateral is now available below to download.  The toolkit has guidance on how to get the most from social media and your local and regional press with logos, images and press release templates available for you to use and download too. All this helps to raise awareness, which in turn drives footfall to your shops.

NEODA are delighted to be able to offer NF&CD Merchandise this year (shown Below). They are selling t-shirts in Red, White or Blue (S, M, L, XL and some 2XL) and caps in Red only. These are available for just £8 per item + postage with £1 for each item sold going to The Fishermen’s Mission.

National Fish & Chip Day 2019

Fisherman's Mission fundraising packs are available by going to - clicking on the link below:-

Their social media tags are:-

Instagram: @thefishmish

Twitter: @thefishmish -

Facebook: @thefishermensmission -

National Fish and Chip Day

National Fish and Chip Day (NF&CD) was launched in 2015 to celebrate the nation’s favourite dish. National Fish & Chip Day is about giving Fish and Chips the recognition it deserves and helping to secure its position as the nation’s favourite dish. The event, which takes place on the First Friday in June every year, already has the backing of key players in the industry, including V.A.Whitley.

It brings together everyone involved in creating this iconic British dish; from fish and chip shops, restaurants, suppliers, retailers, celebrity chefs, to the fishermen and farmers who provide the sustainable and natural ingredients needed to create this nutritionally-balanced family favourite. The popularity of this awareness day has grown considerably since its conception and in 2016 the campaign reached nearly a 1/3 of the UK’s population, according to Market Research.

This event is championed by our Trade Organisation, The National Edible Oil Distributors Association (NEODA). NEODA represents major refiners, key packers and distributors of edible oils in the UK as well as suppliers of non-oil industry related products (such as batter mixes, sausages, packaging, range manufacturers and potato preservatives).

NEODA President, Andrew Marriott, said, “National Fish and Chip Day celebrates the stars who work hard to bring Brits their favourite traditional takeaway. We want to bring the whole industry together to celebrate and showcase the great British institution that is fish and chips.”

National Fish and Chip Day

How Can You Get Involved

Supporting National Fish and Chip Day doesn’t have to be time consuming or expensive. V.A.Whitley and NEODA wish to help you as much as we can to celebrate this awareness day and have created a core set of materials that you can use to develop your own National Fish and Chip Day campaign.

You can also download information from the website -

National Fish and Chip Day