Czech fish consumption lowest since 1995

Despite the annual Christmas carp sales, consumption of fish in the Czech Republic keeps stagnating. According to the data of the Czech Statistical Office, Czechs consumed 5.1kilos of fish per person last year, which was a drop by 7.5 percent on the previous year and also the lowest figure since 1995.

Fish consumption in the Czech Republic remains to be one of the lowest in the European Union, where it amounts to around 11 kilograms per head. The amount recommended by the WHO is 17 kilograms of fish per head.