A view from the Water's Edge

A collection of thoughts – a blog, if that's your thing – from the team at Loch Duart Salmon.

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Support for our local communities

17th February 2017

Loch Duart has been part of Scourie and Sutherland for nearly 20 years now, and we like to think we’ve become a familiar and welcome part of this close-knit community. Of course we couldn’t have become the established, sustainable salmon business we’re now recognised as without the support and close involvement of this wonderful local […]

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Loch Duart omega-3 results remain high

11th October 2016

On Thursday 6th October the BBC reported that “omega-3 levels in farmed salmon have halved over the last five years”. That doesn’t apply to Loch Duart where our omega-3 levels remain high. In fact our results are considerably higher than the stated average for farmed salmon in the BBC report. . . . . . […]

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Kerry MacPhee: I feel I belong

5th October 2016

Loch Duart has supported Kerry on her rise to international standards and we are delighted with her success – most recently winning silver in the 2016 Scottish Cyclocross Championships. Kerry MacPhee says her season ending ride in Istanbul has finally made her realise she deserves to race in elite company against the top mountain bikers […]

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Brussels Seafood Global Expo – Loch Duart shares latest sustainability success

2nd May 2016

IntraFish interviews Andy Bing at the 2016 Seafood Expo Global #SEG16

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Loch Duart Salmon Welfare Breakthroughs

15th April 2016

In general, people are much more aware of the issues of farming animals on land than they are in aquaculture – not surprisingly perhaps, as aquaculture is a young and still developing industry. Behavioural issues like tail biting in pigs and feather pecking in hens are well understood and extensively researched.  A similar issue occurs […]

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Loch Duart wins ‘Best Team’ at the HSBC Scottish Export Awards

24th March 2016

Competing against companies from all sectors of Scottish industry, Loch Duart has added to its trophy cabinet at the 2016 HSBC Scottish Export Awards (in association with Scottish Enterprise) in Glasgow. Loch Duart won the ‘Scottish Export Team of the Year’ award, celebrating a year in which 65% of the company’s turnover was achieved in […]

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Loch Duart salmon – Served by Name at Café Royal

9th March 2016

   Café Royal has been a London institution for over 150 years and occupies one of London’s finest positions in Regent Street’s famous colonnaded Nash terrace, close to Piccadilly and on the borders of elegant Mayfair on one side and vibrant, creative Soho on the other. Recently extensively refurbished, Café Royal is now an exclusive […]

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Loch Duart Shortlisted for Two Scottish Export Awards

24th February 2016

The shortlist for the HSBC Scottish Export Awards in association with Scottish Enterprise has officially been announced.  Loch Duart has been shortlisted for two awards – ‘Large Exporter of the Year’ and ‘Export Team of the Year.’ Businesses from across the nation will come together for a black tie dinner at the Hilton Hotel in […]

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Loch Duart’s BAFTA ‘Nomination’

12th February 2016

We’re proud and delighted to see Loch Duart salmon on the menu for the banquet celebrating the BAFTA awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, on Sunday (14th February). The banquet, which features ‘the best of British food’, is being masterminded by Head Chef of the British Academy of Film and Television […]

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Loch Duart Makes a Royal Move in Feed Supply

4th January 2016

Since Loch Duart was founded in 1999, we have been searching for a way to secure the highest quality ingredients for the feed for our salmon. Whether it was unilaterally banning blue whiting or launching our fishmeal selection process based on internationally-recognised sustainability data, we have always recognised feed ingredients as being central to our […]

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