Scottish salmon industry sees surge in domestic sales, exports

Published on
June 27, 2016

The Scottish salmon farming industry has enjoyed a strong start to the year with increased sales in both its domestic and overseas markets.

U.K. sales of Scottish salmon for the 12 months ending 23 April 2016 increased by 6 percent year-on-year to GBP 873.6 million (USD 1.2 billion, EUR 1 billion), according to new figures published by the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO). In addition, exports in the first-quarter increased by 2,000 metric tons (MT) to 18,418 MT, earning the indust…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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