TV company looks for memories of fish fingers in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 16:17 02 April 2017 | UPDATED: 16:17 02 April 2017

Birds Eye Factory Great Yarmouth, 20th October 1965. 

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Birds Eye Factory Great Yarmouth, 20th October 1965. Negative N0815

Voltage Television are making a short film for one of their prime time programmes for the BBC, looking at the history of the fish finger in Britain.

They are keen to speak to anyone who remembers the launch of fish finger production at the Birds Eye factory, particularly anyone who was involved in developing either the cod version or the original ‘Herring savoury’.

Were you one of the workers consulted on the name of the new exciting product? Or were you working at the factory when production began? Do you have any photographs of your time at the factory?

The production company would be very keen to speak to you, to help shape the film and to best document this important time in frozen food history.

Anyone who would like to get in touch, please contact Assistant Producer Phillip Smith –

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