Record results for Scottish Salmon Company

Record results for Scottish Salmon Company

HIGHER harvests and strong market prices have combined with a market-led strategy and good export sales to drive a record-breaking half-year for The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC). SSC has reported a successful first half of 2014, with record revenue levels in both quarters; Q1 revenues were 48% higher than the previous year, and this continuedContinue Reading

FISHupdate briefing

FISHupdate briefing

RICK STEIN CHOOSES CATHEDRAL CITY FOR NEW RESTAURANT THE celebrated seafood chef, Rick Stein, is venturing outside Cornwall for the first time with his latest restaurant venture. Simply called ‘Rick Stein’, it will be in the Hampshire cathedral town of Winchester and Stein says it will also be about classic fresh fish dishes, simply cooked. HeContinue Reading

Salmon industry in ‘high-cycle scenario’

Salmon industry in ‘high-cycle scenario’

ANALYSTS at Rabobank state that the global salmon industry is experiencing a temporary, but long-lasting undersupply and high price environment, one which will create a number of challenges for the industry. During what the analysts predict will be a two-year period, the salmon farming industry will focus strongly on biosecurity, sustainability, cost control, certification andContinue Reading

MSD to sponsor Sea Lice Conference

MSD to sponsor Sea Lice Conference

MERCK Animal Health (MSD Animal Health) has today announced its sponsorship of the 10th International Sea Lice Conference. Titled ‘Sustainable Solutions in Sea Lice Management,’ the conference takes place from 31 August-5 September in Portland, Maine, the first time the US has hosted the event. Demand for fish protein is rising around the world. ProtectingContinue Reading

Exciting new international aquaculture collaboration

Exciting new international aquaculture collaboration

PIONEERING genetics company, Landcatch, Troutlodge and Hendrix Genetics have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to significantly extend their global share of the Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout markets. Scottish company, Landcatch, which supplies Atlantic salmon eggs and smolts as well as cutting-edge genetic services to the international aquaculture industry, has signed a MoUContinue Reading