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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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Ocean Farm Services
Ocean Farm Services Ltd. is a new company comprising two well-established Shetland firms, Whalsay-based Aurora Marine Ltd. and Scalloway-based North Isles Marine Ltd.
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Scottish salmon is the UK's top food export

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Britain's number one food export is enjoyed in more than 50 countries worldwide
£600m

Generating over £600 million worth of exports per annum
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A supply chain which covers the length and breadth of Scotland and includes more than 3,600 businesses
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Production around the west coast, highlands and islands of Scotland provides around 850m healthy, nutritious meals every year.
£760m

Scottish salmon adds over £760 million to the economy in direct, supply chain and employee impact.
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With more than 2,500 farmers around the country, the sector supports in excess of 10,000 jobs across Scotland
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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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February 15th, 2024
Enter the YAS Early Career Innovator competition and join us at Aquaculture UK

Enter the YAS Early Career Innovator competition and join us at Aquaculture UK.

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February 15th, 2024
Scottish salmon is named UK’s top food export for 2023

Scottish salmon was today named as the UK’s top food export in 2023, following the publication of annual HMRC figures.

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February 14th, 2024
The Great Masquerade

Salmon Scotland chief executive Tavish Scott addresses the blurring of the lines between activism and journalism, and highlights the desperate tactics of anti-salmon campaigners.

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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.