Aquaculture faces a number of challenges, including sea lice and Brexit, according to the Scottish government

Sea lice and Brexit among Scottish seafood challenges

By Helen Gilbert

Sea lice, and the effect of Brexit on international trade relationships and employment, are among the challenges that may hinder the growth of the Scottish fish and shellfish market, a report has found.

M&S has unveiled its Christmas food range

M&S unveils new Christmas range

By Michelle Perrett

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has unveiled its new Christmas food range, describing it as the “must-have” collection.

Marine Harvest is to invest £20M in a new Scottish salmon hatchery

Marine Harvest to invest £20M in salmon hatchery

By Michael Stones

Marine Harvest is investing £20M into a new salmon hatchery in Glenmoriston, near Inverness, in what is hailed as a major boost to the Scottish food and drink industry.

Cargill's acquisition will allow it to play a major role in the global aquaculture industry

Cargill makes £0.95bn fish firm acquisition

By Michael Stones

Global grain giant Cargill is seeking to cash in on growing demand for seafood with its £0.95bn (€1.35bn) acquisition of leading fish feed supplier Norwegian firm EWOS.

Young’s plans to shed more than 900 jobs with the closure of its Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites

Young’s Seafood to axe over 900 jobs

By Michael Stones

Young’s Seafood plans to axe more than 900 jobs with the closure of its Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites in Scotland, after losing a key contract to supply Sainsbury.

Job cuts reaction

Young’s Seafood jobs plan ‘bittersweet’ for workers

By Michael Stones

Young’s Seafood’s plans to axe more than 900 jobs at its plants in Fraserburgh and Spey Valley, while safeguarding hundreds of jobs at its Grimsby site have been described as “devastating” and “bittersweet”.

The fire damaged the reception and main production area

Rainham smoked salmon factory blaze

By Rod Addy

Fire hit Scotch Smoked Salmon Co in Rainham, Essex, on February 10, taking four fire engines and 21 firefighters to bring under control according to the London Fire Brigade.


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