Scientists agree that Acrylamide has the potential to cause cancer in humans. Acrylamide is a chemical substance formed by a reaction between amino acids and sugars. It typically occurs when foods with high starch content such as potatoes, root vegetables and bread, are cooked at high temperatures (over 120°C) in a process of frying, roasting or baking. The formation of Acrylamides have nothing to do with the composition of frying oils.
A useful breakdown of exactly what oils and fats are, what they're made up of, the differences between them, and their uses.
Fat fires are a lot less common nowadays than they used to be, but unfortunately they do still happen. This PDF provides practical information on preventing fryer and fat fires.
Information on the nutritional value of different oils - liquid, solid and semi-liquid - when used in frying.
Useful information on frying your food using oils and fats; including which frying method to use, recommended frying temperatures, a basic chemistry of oils and fats, and fire hazards.
Fish and Chip lovers across the UK will be coming together again on Friday 7th June 2019 to once again celebrate the nation’s favourite dish and NEODA are proud to be organising this special day again. Following the phenomenal success of the event last year, National Fish & Chip Day 2019 will see people throughout the country celebrating their love of the this iconic meal from fish & chip shops, pub chains, restaurants, retailers, to the fishermen and farmers who provide the sustainable and natural ingredients used to create it. We want to help Fish & Chip shops across the UK benefit from this awareness day and can offer advice on decorating your shops, running special promotions and competitions and generally creating a huge buzz about fish and chips. Keep an eye on this website for further information.
NEODA offers huge congratulations to the winner of the National Independent Fish and Chip Shop of the Year for 2019 - Krispies Fish & Chips, Exmouth. Congratulations go to all the shops in the top ten who worked extremely hard to get to the final: Olley’s Fish Experience, Herne Hill, London; Lows, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire; The Dolphin Takeaway, Dungannon, County Tyrone; Harbour Lights, Falmouth, Cornwall; Captain’s Fish and Chips, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; Angel Lane Chippy, Penrith, Cumbria; Mister C’s, Selby, North Yorkshire; Papa’s Fish & Chips, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire; The Crispy Cod, Tonyrefail, Rhonda Cynon Taff.