About Us

Synonymous with Quality

Founded in 1980, Fastnet Fish has built an international reputation for the supply of sustainable quality frozen fish and seafood. As one of the leaders in its chosen markets, Fastnet Fish and its subsidiaries are engaged in the sourcing of frozen seafood worldwide for customers in the processing, wholesale and retail sectors.

The Fastnet name has become synonymous with top quality, an extensive product range and the highest level of customer service. Our commitment to quality is underlined by our policy of regularly travelling around the world, visiting and auditing our suppliers to ensure they are meeting the specifications that our customers demand.

As part of Andrew Marr international Limited, Fastnet Fish have the flexibility to react quickly and effectively to new challenges in a rapidly changing and highly competitive marketplace.

Our experienced and skilled employees, including our selected agents throughout the world, are well respected within the industry and work closely with our customers to provide them with the highest quality and best possible prices.


Our Mission

  • To meet and exceed the demands of our customers
  • To consistently provide a wide range of competitively priced sustainable products
  • Provide unrivalled quality, supported by a comprehensive customer-focused service
  • Build on unique strengths and benefits afforded by our independent status


Our main area of expertise and core business is sourcing frozen, sustainable seafood on a world-wide basis. Fastnet’s product range is wide and varied and includes:

  • Cod, Haddock and Saithe (Frozen at Sea fillets from fleets around the world)
  • Hake (Frozen at Sea fillets)
  • IQF fillets and blocks (all species)
  • Cod, Haddock and Hake (Whole fish and H&G)
  • Warm water (Vannamei, Black Tiger), fresh water and cold water prawns
  • Pangasius, Plaice, Pollock, Black Cod, Dogfish, Halibut, Salmon, Toothfish, Yellow Fin Sole
  • Exotics: Barramundi, Monkfish, Parrotfish, Red Snapper, Seabass, Swordfish, Tilapia, Tuna
  • Scampi, Scallops, Soft Shell Crabs, Mussels

Product is sourced, but not exclusively, from the following countries:

• Canada • China • Faroe Islands • Iceland • India • Indonesia • Norway • Russia               • South Africa • Sri Lanka • Thailand • United Kingdom • Vietnam


Marine Stewardship Council
Certified Sustainable Food

As part of Fastnet’s commitment to sustainable fisheries, we continue to work with MSC to offer MSC certified sustainable seafood wherever it is available.

Fastnet MSC number: MSC-C-53154



Aquaculture Stewardship Council
Responsible Aquaculture

Fastnet also have chain of custody for ASC products ensuring the fish we procure is farmed with the utmost care for the people and environment it comes from, providing products from responsibly managed fish farms offering full traceability through the supply chain.

Fastnet ASC number: ASC-C-00220


Our Business

Fastnet currently consists of 6 companies

  • Fastnet Fish Ltd, Grimsby
  • Fastnet (Highlands) Ltd, Fort William
  • FAS 2000 Ltd, Paddock Wood, Kent
  • FAS 2000 Ltd T/A FAS Ipswich, Suffolk
  • FAS 2000 Ltd T/A Southern Seafoods, Reading, Berks
  • Westcountry Seafoods Ltd, Plymouth

With consistent growth over the years, Fastnet continues to look to the future with optimism and plans to further develop the business as opportunities arise.



Fastnet Highlands was established in 1986. Located in Fort William on the West coast of Scotland it is one of the largest producers of whole scampi in the UK.

Our major markets are Spain, France and Italy where we supply whole frozen scampi, shell-on tails and peeled scampi.


FAS 2000 Group/Depots

As some of the largest independent fish distributors in the country, FAS 2000 and depots specialise in the supply and distribution of frozen-at-sea fish fillets, along with other allied products to the fish and chip trade across the UK. The wholesale division of Fastnet currently comprises of 5 companies:

  • FAS 2000 Ltd, Paddock Wood, Kent
  • FAS 2000 Ltd T/A FAS Ipswich, Suffolk
  • FAS 2000 Ltd T/A Southern Seafoods, Reading, Berks
  • Westcountry Seafoods Ltd, Plymouth

The Complete Seafood Solution

Our group of companies have established a supply network and customer base that spans the world. Over the years we have developed many close working relationships with both suppliers and customers, based on close co-operation and trust we always aim to deliver world class service.


Website Launch

Fastnet Fish has entered fresh waters with the launch of its new-look website. The website, designed and built by Mercury Design & Marketing, provides both new and existing customers with a haul of information regarding Fastnet, its story and its products. Mike at Fastnet, said:…

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    South Humberside Industrial Estate
    North East Lincolnshire
    DN31 2TG