Everything you might need to know about farming techniques, fish health and welfare, investment and innovation and community initiatives.

Code of Good Practice for responsible salmon farming

Salmon farming is at the heart of Scottish food production and is one of Scotland’s most important rural sectors.

Producing high…

Label Rouge Scottish salmon

In 1992, Scottish salmon was the first fish and first non-French product to be awarded the Label Rouge quality mark, the official…

COVID-19: Temporary relaxation of SEPA biomass rules

Scotland’s salmon farmers are working hard to ensure fresh food continues to reach retailers during the COVID-19 outbreak. In adherence to social…

Eating salmon helps protect brains from toxic air pollutants

New research published in the journal Neurology suggests that eating fish, like Scottish salmon, that are rich in essential Omega-3 fatty acids…

Who are the Aquaculture Safety Group (ASG)?

The health and safety of all those working in Scottish Aquaculture is of paramount importance. That's why Scotland's salmon farmers are all…

Our farms, your safety

Our farms. Your Safety
Our beautiful Scottish waters are used for all types of leisure pursuits such as wild swimming, kayaking, sailing and…

FAQs

Ever wondered why the flesh of Salmon is pink or how many are exported to Japan each year?

No, farmed Scottish salmon do not spawn. Scottish salmon raised for food production are humanely harvested before they reach sexual maturity or…

The Scottish salmon farming sector no longer uses acoustic deterrent devices (ADDs) that may have been considered to cause disturbance to…

No, Scottish salmon farming is not depleting the oceans of wild fish stocks. Scottish salmon farmers are committed to ensuring that ingredients…