Salmon farmer wins Scottish export award

Published on
May 14, 2019

Scottish salmon farming business Loch Duart was named “Exporter of the Year” at the 2019 Made in Scotland Awards.

Based in Sutherland and the Uists, Loch Duart exports around 70 percent of its salmon to more than 20 countries. The company, which has been farming salmon for 20 years has seen its export sales increase by 68 percent over the past two financial years to an all-time high for the business.

“We are so proud that Loch Duart has been named Exporter of the Year at the Insider Made in Scotland Awards,” Alban Denton, managing director of Loch Duart, said in a press release. “We’re a small company with big ambitions and this is a success we share with our loyal customers around the world. From our amazing team at the farms in Sutherland and the Uists to the staff at our all offices in Scotland and France, we work hard to ensure that our customers get the Loch Duart salmon they love on to the menus of restaurants and hotels across the globe. Thanks to everyone that helped us win this award.”

Photo courtesy of Loch Duart

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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