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January 7th, 2021
SSPO Comment on EU market delays

Tavish Scott, Chief Executive of Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO), said:

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January 5th, 2021
Scottish salmon outperforms in BBC-led carbon footprint study

The BBC's leading science programme, Horizon, this week chose to take a look at a variety of food products commonly consumed in the UK and assess their individual environmental impacts.

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December 29th, 2020
Scotland's salmon farmers appeal for priority access to Channel crossings

Three days before the UK leaves the EU, Scotland's salmon farmers, producers of the UK's top food export, are demanding seafood consignments at the Channel crossings are given priority by the UK Government.

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December 29th, 2020
Salmon farmers appeal for Channel priority

Scotland's salmon farmers, producers of the UK's top food export, are demanding seafood consignments at the Channel crossings are given priority by the UK Government.

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December 24th, 2020
Scottish Salmon on Brexit deal

The Brexit deal with the EU will mean increased costs and potential disruption to transport for the UK's number 1 export industry says the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation. In a week of transport chaos with millions of pounds of losses caused by border disruption between the UK and continental Europe which continues, Tavish Scott, chief executive of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) said:

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December 24th, 2020
Scottish salmon sector's caution over Brexit deal

The Brexit deal with the EU will mean increased costs and potential disruption to transport for the UK's number 1 export industry says the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO).

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December 23rd, 2020
Salmon farmers make urgent appeal for perishable goods to be prioritised as Channel re-opens

Scotland's salmon farmers have today called for time-critical perishable seafood products to be given priority access to the re-opened Channel crossings.

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December 23rd, 2020
Salmon farmers in urgent plea as Channel re-opens

Scotland's salmon farmers have today called for time-critical perishable seafood products to be given priority access to the re-opened Channel crossings.

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December 22nd, 2020
Channel closure must be resolved to save post-Christmas trade

Scottish salmon farmers say that lorries carrying fresh fish need to cross the Channel soon if they are to have any chance of getting their produce to customers after Christmas.

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December 21st, 2020
Scottish salmon farmers call on UK Government to take urgent steps over French border closure

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) is calling for swift action by the UK Government to press for freight to France to resume in the face of huge losses in the busiest week of the year.

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December 17th, 2020
Scottish Salmon: 2020 Update to the RECC

In November 2018, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee (RECC) of the Scottish Parliament produced a report on salmon farming. This made it clear that the status quo was no longer an option and that change was needed.

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November 26th, 2020
Scottish salmon returns to Saudi Arabia after 18-month gap

The first shipment of Scottish salmon to Saudi Arabia in 18 months could open new market opportunities.

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