The British Trout Association

The BTA Represents 90% of Trout Production in the UK

It takes a proactive role in representing the trout sector on legislation and works closely with Government departments and encourages R&D

Restocking for a Sustainable

and Positive Future for British Trout Industry

The British Trout Association works closely with British Trout farmers to ensure a sustainable approach to the Trout industry.

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Bringing Trout to the Table

from the Heart of the British Trout Farming Industry

Whether baked, fried, grilled or poached trout is a versatile fish that can be enjoyed in a number of different ways.

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Cooking with Tim Maddams

We've been working with top chef Tim on some tasty trout recipes.

Want to recreate these seasonal recipes easily at home? Follow along his easy "How to" videos.

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Trout Recipes?

British trout has an unmistakeable delicate, clean taste which lends itself to a multitude of dishes. Think pasta, soups, traybakes, curries, stir-fries and pies – anything goes. It’s also very lean and packed with essential nutrients so why not make it a part of your regular diet?

So easy to cook, trout can be pan-fried, poached, baked, barbecued or roasted. Choose from super quick boneless fillets, a side of trout or a whole fish. You can also get tasty smoked trout, perfect for bagels, pates and salads. Find trout in supermarkets, fishmongers and online.

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The Health Benefits of Trout
Tasty, Healthy and Sustainable

Trout is low in both fat and calories, with high levels of A and B Vitamins, calcium, selenium and the vital Omega-3. Trout is also quick and easy to cook, as well as being very versatile.

Our Members Represent

Trout Farming in Britain

The British Trout Association has over 50 members made up of trout farmers, feed suppliers and a number of aquacultural academics. The Association is entirely funded by trout farmers and feed suppliers and receives no direct funding from the Government.

The BTA represents the UK trout farming industry and aims to provide a legislative framework for the industry, to support research and development and to promote marketing activities within the industry.

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We Work Nationally to Promote Sustainability

Trout is a member of the Salmon (Salmonidae) family of freshwater fish, which also includes salmon, char and grayling. Salmonids are the only freshwater fish to have an adipose fin, a small extra fin between the dorsal and tail-fins.

The British Trout Association pride ourselves on our wide and diverse range of in-depth knowledge on all things trout.

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