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About
Salmon Scotland

Salmon Scotland represents the Scottish salmon sector, the UK’s biggest food export. We are a source of trusted information and represent our members’ interests in Scotland, across the UK and internationally.
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Our Members

Salmon Scotland is proud to represent Scotland's salmon producers and companies from across the wider Scottish salmon supply chain. Find out more about our members and how to contact them.
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Scottish Sea Farms
Scottish Sea Farms have been growing salmon for over two decades now, with company roots that go back more than twice as long.
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Scottish salmon is the UK's top food export

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The UK's number one food export, enjoyed in more than 50 countries worldwide.
£600m

Generating over £600 million worth of exports every year.
2045

The Scottish salmon sector has a commitment to becoming net zero by 2045.
3,600

A supply chain which covers the length and breadth of Scotland and includes more than 3,600 businesses.
850m

Scottish salmon production around the west coast, Highlands and islands of Scotland provides 850million healthy, nutritious meals every year.
£760m

Scottish salmon adds over £760 million GVA to the economy.
2,500

people directly employed by our salmon farming companies, and sustaining a further 10,000 directly-dependent jobs across Scotland.
Low carbon

Scottish salmon has the lowest carbon footprint of all major animal proteins, it's one of the most nutritious foods you can put on your plate.
Business-economy

Scottish salmon is the UK's number one food export. It is enjoyed in ...

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Sustainability

Scottish salmon has a lower carbon footprint than most other farming sectors, and produces more ...

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Fish-welfare

Fish health and welfare are at the heart of successful Scottish salmon farming. It is ...

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Health-nutrition

The substantial library of evidence from multiple studies on nutrients present in seafood indicates that ...

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Community

Scotland's salmon farmers invest both time and hundreds of thousands of pounds every ...

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June 18th, 2024
Scottish salmon exports leap to £645 million five-year high

Scottish salmon exports have surged to £645 million, reaching their highest level in five years as international demand continues to grow. 

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June 17th, 2024
Leaping into the next 25 years of devolution

Written by Tavish Scott for Holyrood Magazine - 17th June 2024.

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June 12th, 2024
Orkney 2025 secures an additional £30k sponsorship

Salmon Scotland, Scottish Sea Farms, and Cooke Scotland each pledge support for 2025 International Island Games.

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Careers

Interested in working in an industry with innovative practices, dedication to sustainability, and significant contribution to the country's economy? Find out more about careers in the salmon farming sector.
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Tackling The Rural Housing Crisis

The Scottish salmon sector believes it is key to tackle the rural housing crisis, in order to allow people to work in the sector and help communities thrive.