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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Ferguson Transport
Ferguson Transport & Shipping is one of the largest independent logistics and warehousing companies in the Highlands & Islands with strategic operating centres across the UK.
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Scottish salmon is the UK's top food export


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

Generating over £600 million worth of exports every year.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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June 24th, 2024
Western Isles rivers among habitat restoration projects funded by Scottish salmon farmers

Work to restore two Western Isles river systems is among a series of habitat improvement projects being funded by Scottish salmon farmers.

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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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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.