Brookside Products announces closure

Brookside Products announces closure

The Marine Harvest-owned Brookside Products in Cumbria, which smokes, prepares and packages salmon, is to close. IN A statement today, Doug Aitchison, Director of Brookside Products explained: ‘Unfortunately there is no good news. The 30 day consultation period has passed and whilst initially there seemed to be a reasonable level of interest in the facility,Continue Reading

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Irish shellfish industry to descend on Dublin

Irish shellfish industry to descend on Dublin

IRISH Shellfish Association (ISA) members will meet in Dublin on 16 October for their annual conference – and there’s a lot for oyster and mussel producers to discuss in advance of the busy Christmas sales season. When a sector’s success is often beyond the control of individual growers and in the hands of government, buyers,Continue Reading

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New CEO of Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre announced

New CEO of Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre announced

Heather Jones has been appointed as CEO of the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre Board (SAIC). The SAIC, which was launched in June, brings together industry and research to provide innovative solutions with the aim of growing the already substantial contribution aquaculture makes to the Scottish economy. Heather, a native of Ayrshire, brings 25 years’ experienceContinue Reading

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Fish farm expansion brings jobs to Orkney

Fish farm expansion brings jobs to Orkney

APPROVAL has been granted for the expansion of the Scottish Sea Farms site at Eday, north of Orkney. The £1 million expansion will create four new jobs locally, doubling the existing number of employees at the Eday site, and significantly increase production of the quality product farmed in Orkney waters. The existing site will increaseContinue Reading

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Loch Duart MD to step down

Loch Duart MD to step down

AFTER 15 years at the helm of Loch Duart, Nick Joy has decided to step down as Managing Director in the Spring of 2015. He has cited a number of reasons from health, to family life and the wish to pursue other opportunities. Loch Duart owes so much to Nick as a founding director andContinue Reading