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February 5th, 2020
SSPO comment on impact of China's coronavirus outbreak on exports

China is the third biggest overseas market for Scottish salmon exports. Government and commercial actions taken in response to the recent coronavirus outbreak, particularly through the Chinese New Year holiday period, has resulted in an impact on sales into the territory.

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February 5th, 2020
Scottish salmon helps safeguard Clyde shipbuilding

One of Scotland's newest and most innovative sectors is helping secure and maintain jobs in one of the country's oldest industries.

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January 17th, 2020
Parliamentary polling shows improvement in awareness of salmon farming

MSPs are not only more aware of Scottish salmon than ever before but have a much more favourable view of the sector, according to new polling.

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January 16th, 2020
Salmon farmers in Scotland's Top 100 Businesses

Three Scottish salmon producers have been ranked among Scotland's top businesses.

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January 8th, 2020
Innovating to protect salmon and seals

Scotland is lucky to have high populations of grey seals and harbour (also known as common) seals, but this can create fish welfare problems for salmon farms, when seals attack salmon pens.

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January 7th, 2020
Scottish salmon reaches new audiences

Flying into Kirkwall's tiny airport you would be hard pressed to imagine anywhere else in the UK where a population of only 26,000, spread across 16 or so inhabited islands, could deliver such an incredible breadth of fine quality food and drink.

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January 3rd, 2020
Four awards for Scottish salmon farmers at the Aquaculture Awards 2019

Scottish salmon producers have triumphed at the Aquaculture Awards 2019, gathering a total of four awards.

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December 19th, 2019
SSPO Announces Voluntary Publication of Wrasse Data

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation has made a major step towards improved sustainability of inshore wrasse fisheries with the voluntary publication of wild catch data for 2018.

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December 1st, 2019
Brexit: Why Scottish salmon needs to be tariff-free

Talk to anyone who has ever been a fisheries minister and then watch them shudder when you mention quota negotiations.

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November 18th, 2019
Environment award success for Scottish salmon farmers

The Scottish Salmon Company, who operate 42 farms across the western Highlands and Islands of Scotland, have won a prestigious Scottish Environment Business Award (VIBES). The VIBES celebrate the achievements of innovative Scottish businesses that demonstrate vision in implementing environmental best practice.

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November 1st, 2019
Can aquaculture feed the world?

IT is easy for anyone to take a hasty - and understandable - dislike to the United Nations, particularly those who have tried to wander around the UN's campus in New York.

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October 15th, 2019
Leading the global food revolution

Walk into the control room of the feed barge on a Scottish salmon farm today and what will greet you is more space race than farming.

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