Cod farming aims to save favourite fish

UK - Britons currently consume in excess of 270,000 tonnes of cod every year, but with wild stocks dwindling, the future of the UK&#39;s favourite fish is looking doubtful. </b> <br><br> However a glimmer of hope has appeared in the form of a family business in the Shetland Isles, Johnson Sea Farms. <br><br> They may have come up with a solution to keep cod firmly on the menu by starting the UK&#39;s first commercial cod farm. <br><br> Brothers, Angus and Ivor Johnson, the owners of Johnson Sea Farms, started out as fishermen before moving into salmon farming in the early 80s. <br><br> Their business flourished but in 1994 they sold out, just in time. By the mid-nineties the gold rush that had been the salmon farming industry was over. <br><br> <i>Source: BBC</i>

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