Loch Duart team member feeding salmon

Myth Busters: Series 1


In the myth busters series we tackle some of the disinformation surrounding salmon farming. At Loch Duart we have always been transparent and open about our approaches and we believe in doing things differently. Our Myth Busters series cuts through the noise and misinformation, often shared on social media platforms, to provide real, honest answers. The series will separate fact …

Loch Duart, Sutherland farm site in coastal waters

Natural Methods


Loch Duart Salmon, pioneering natural solutions for fish welfare. Unlike big industry we prioritise a natural approach to fish welfare. You can view videos on Loch Duart’s natural methods for raising their salmon at: https://bit.ly/49PDUIm Cleaner Fish Not only do we raise salmon we raise Ballan Wrasse too. We combat sea lice populations through our cleaner fish programme…deployed at every …

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West Sutherland Fisheries Trust given unmatched access to audit Loch Duart Salmon


Loch Duart & Fisheries Trusts’ partnership brings greater transparency to salmon farming Established in 1996 to maintain and restore native fish populations the West Sutherland Fisheries Trust (WSFT) monitors and protects wild fish stocks.  By using scientific programmes and guided fishery management plans they aim to have a positive impact on wild salmonid populations in the area. Loch Duart has …

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Cholesterol charity HEART UK and Loch Duart Salmon’s partnership enters third year


Loch Duart’s strong, healthy salmon has higher levels of omega-3 thanks to low impact farming Loch Duart Salmon, and the UK’s only cholesterol charity HEART UK, are once again partnering to promote heart health. And with October being National Cholesterol Month it’s the perfect opportunity to highlight that Loch Duart Salmon, with its high levels of omega-3, can have heart …

Thomas Leatherbarrow with Loch Duart team

Chef Thomas Leatherbarrow meets Loch Duart Salmon team


British Culinary Federation’s Hospitality Professional 2023 explores low impact farming Loch Duart has always welcomed chefs and champions of high quality Scottish produce, regularly hosting visits where guests can experience their low impact farming approaches for themselves. Thomas Leatherbarrow, British Culinary Federation’s Hospitality Professional of the Year 2023, and a champion of Loch Duart Salmon, visited our mainland home at …

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Loch Duart Salmon survival rates improve, as farm combats soaring water temperatures in the North Atlantic


Farm shares five bespoke approaches to tackling climate change challenges. Loch Duart Salmon, renowned for rearing the best tasting salmon on the North West Coast of Scotland, has expressed deep concern regarding the recent reports of rising water temperatures in the North Atlantic driven by climate change. Over the past decade, the small-scale, independent salmon farm has observed a consistent …

Loch Duart farm worker feeding salmon

Loch Duart Salmon pioneers sustainability and health advancements with BioMar’s innovative Blue Impact feed.

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Loch Duart has furthered their commitment to raising the best-tasting salmon with the lowest possible impact on the environment by switching to global aqua feed producer BioMar’s new Blue Impact diet. Loch Duart is the first salmon producer in the UK to use the Blue Impact feed, launched by BioMar last year. Mark Warrington, Managing Director of Loch Duart, said: …

Loch Duart salmon on a wooden board

Loch Duart on the menu at Downing Street Coronation celebrations

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Loch Duart, which has small-scale, low impact salmon farms based in the remote communities of North West Scotland, was on the menu at the Coronation Big Lunch at 10 Downing Street (Sunday 7th May 2023). The smoked Loch Duart salmon is from Valley Smokehouse, known for supplying Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, and other high-end restaurants, and was delivered by Flying …

Hazel Wade is Loch Duart's new Operations Director

Loch Duart promote Hazel Wade as new Operations Director

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Loch Duart has this month (March 2023) promoted Hazel Wade as their new Operations Director with immediate effect. Hazel has worked with Loch Duart, which supplies their unrivalled Scottish Salmon to the world’s finest hotels and restaurants, for over 18 years. She has been Operations Manager with Loch Duart since 2019 and brings 20+ years of experience in the aquaculture …

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Chef Bruce Clyne-Watson cooks Loch Duart salmon on Oldshoremore beach with smoke and fire

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In the second of Loch Duart’s new films about their unrivalled Scottish salmon, Chef Bruce Clyne-Watson @feast_on_fire shares his passion for the Sutherland beaches and waters where he cooked outside with his dad as a boy and where Loch Duart salmon are born and raised. Following a career in Michelin star restaurants Bruce travelled extensively in South America where he …