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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Kerry Macphee Battles To Silver At The British Championships

16th August 2017

  I was extremely enthusiastic to win the silver medal at the British Championships at Cannock Chase by Stafford. Despite the fantastic outcome, the process itself was very grim and painful. While I was training for Cannock Chase I had struggled a bit with allergies in the woods.  I have had to regulate my breathing […]

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Better farmed salmon means even better health benefits

22nd June 2017

In today’s health-conscious world, we all know what to do to improve our health. Take regular exercise and eat good food. Salmon is a popular choice for people who eat healthily because the benefits are well known. Salmon is high in protein and one of the best sources of Omega-3. One or two portions of […]

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Cleaner fish – what do they do?

8th June 2017

Cleaner fish (or companion fish) are now commonly used in salmon farming around the world.  The principle behind it is that the cleaner fish eat any parasites such as sea lice which may settle on farmed salmon.  The same way that ladybirds control aphids on commercially grown plants. This is an image of wrasse in […]

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Loch Duart salmon wins Foodservice Product of the Year at Scottish Food ‘Oscars’

19th May 2017

Loch Duart, the salmon farming business based in North West Scotland, has received the ‘Foodservice Product of the Year’ award at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards. Loch Duart was presented to Simon Maguire, Finance Director, the award at the ceremony held last night (18th May) in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The awards […]

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Loch Duart named Food and Drink Company of the Year

20th April 2017

Loch Duart, the salmon farming business based in North West Scotland, has won the Food and Drink Company of the Year at Scottish Business Insider’s Made in Scotland Awards. Announced at a ceremony last night (19th April) at the Glasgow Science Centre, Loch Duart was chosen for its innovative approaches which includes low density farming […]

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Three great reasons why Loch Duart salmon should be on your menu

14th April 2017

At Loch Duart, in the far north west of Scotland, we’re very proud of what we do. We work hard to produce the very best fish and we want to share with you three great reasons why Loch Duart salmon should be on your menu.   The Taste Taste is everything! At Loch Duart we […]

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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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