membership benefits

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The Shellfish Association or "SAGB" is the trade association for the UK shellfish industry. As such, it reflects the strength of its membership. A stronger SAGB can be more influential, achieve more, and become a more powerful and unified lobbying voice.

How Can We Assist You?

  • Representation
  • Mentoring & Guidance
  • Promotion
  • Spreading the News
  • Getting the Facts
  • Discounting Insurance

Which Membership is for you?

Whether you are a cultivator or fisherman seeking representation, information or advice, a professional serving the shellfisheries community, a chef serving shellfish, a researcher or someone who simply feels passionate about shellfish, there's a membership category for you.

  • Catcher & Grower
  • The SAGB is the voice of catchers and growers and can offer support and advice for all aspects of your business.

  • SAGBPro
  • For professionals working with the shellfish industry and businesses supplying equipment to the shellfish industry.

  • SAGBPro (Associated Body)
  • For groups or bodies working with or for the shellfish industry.

  • Trade
  • For those businesses involved in getting shellfish to consumers.

  • Restaurateur
  • For all businesses serving shellfish (cooked or uncooked) to members of the public for immediate consumption.

  • Academic
  • For those undertaking research in relation to shellfish. Student membership is open to anyone holding a valid NUS card.

  • Seashore
  • For like minded people who are interested in all that shellfish have to offer.

  • International
  • For any individual, body or business having an involvement with shellfish that is based outside (but not trading in) the United Kingdom.

A comparison table of membership categories is available


Join the SAGB today - you will become part of and support a strong body that works to help you.