Loch Duart to Extend Protection of its Salmon into North America

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Forensic analysis will help verify traceability of fish for North American supply chain.   Loch Duart is making significant further investment to ensure the traceability of our world-renowned salmon as we take the food fraud fight to North America.   We have been working in the UK with forensic food analysis experts, Oritain, for two years, deploying their pioneering ability …

Loch Duart Shortlisted for the Best Rural Food & Drink Business in UK Award

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We have been shortlisted for the Rural Business Awards North in the Best Rural Food & Drink Business category. Celebrating our 20th year as an independent Scottish salmon farming business we have recently launched ‘Salmon Pool’ a partnership with our fish feed supplier, Cargill Aqua Nutrition. The fund is available to charities and projects providing support to the local community. …

Loch Duart Shortlisted for Food & Drink Federation Awards 2019

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The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has chosen Loch Duart, as one of the finalists for its annual Food and Drink Federation Awards 2019. Shortlisted in the Community Partner category, we highlighted our new ‘Salmon Pool’ fund. A partnership with our fish feed supplier, Cargill Aqua Nutrition, who makes EWOS feed, ‘Salmon Pool’ provides community funding that is available to …

Patrick Evans shows support for Passion to Inspire 2019

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Earlier this year, Loch Duart welcomed West Suffolk College for a visit to their mainland base of operations in Scourie, Sutherland. West Suffolk College won the “A Passion to Inspire” competition back in 2018 and were recently crowned the 2019 winners. The outstanding food and service meant that the college is the only college to have won the trophy two …

Loch Duart Appoints Seafood Industry Expert as New Chairman

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Alistair Erskine, a Scottish seafood industry expert, is taking over as Chairman of Loch Duart. Alistair takes over from Dr Andrew Barbour, who has been Chair since 2008 having joined as a non-exec director in 2002. It is a significant year for the independent Scottish business, which is about to mark 20 years of farming its award winning salmon. Alban …

Loch Duart wins: Made In Scotland Exporter of the Year award

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  We have been named ‘Exporter of the Year’ at the 2019 Made in Scotland Awards.   Alban Denton, Managing Director of Loch Duart, said: “We are so proud that Loch Duart has been named Exporter of the Year at the Insider Made in Scotland Awards. We’re a small company with big ambitions and this is a success we share …

Loch Duart Salmon Attended Brussels Seafood Expo 2019

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  Our team is in Brussels next week exhibiting at the 27th edition of the Seafood Expo Global.   Seafood Expo Global is the largest seafood trade event on the planet – with more than 29,000 buyers, suppliers, media outlets and seafood professionals, from over 152 countries, in attendance. Seafood Expo is where the very best of the seafood industry …

Kerry Macphee British Series Race Recaps

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I’m so chuffed to be able to share that I finally won a national series MTB race, woohoo! Having been the bridesmaid on so many occasions, my chuffed levels were super high, but it was not an easy win by any means. The race was at Hadleigh Park, the venue for the 2012 London Olympics and this was round 2 …

Loch Duart Shortlisted for Made In Scotland Exporter of the Year 2019

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We are delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Exporter of the Year’ for the 2019 Insider Made in Scotland Awards. We have been shortlisted after we demonstrated outstanding export growth with export sales having increased by 68% over the last two financial years to an all-time high for our business.   Alban Denton, Managing Director of Loch Duart, said: “Loch …

Kerry MacPhee Mediterranean Epic 2019 Race

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Stage 1. I love that pre-race anticipation on a start line and Mediterranean Epic go to town on it. Blaring music, a stunning beach backdrop, a guy on the mic getting more and more excited in undecipherable Spanish and people milling about, athletes warming up on rollers and everyone eyeballing each other. It’s brilliant! The only thing I don’t like …