Loch Duart’s First Change in MD in 16 Years

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Loch Duart has gone outside the salmon farming sector to recruit an outstanding candidate from the food and agricultural industry. The new Managing Director, Alban Denton, has been a Managing Director and Senior Director in the poultry, vegetable and processed food industries in both England and Scotland.   Loch Duart’s First Change in MD in 16 Years “We’re really looking …

New Experiences

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So, after 15 years the company is being led by someone else. My role has passed on. Of course it feels significant to me and, rather like someone who has had a leg amputated, I keep wanting to scratch, by wanting to know everything. My wife and I went on a long trip to allow me to get over 15 …

Salmon Farming at the Edge of Europe

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On 12th March, Stefan Enders, the renowned German photographer, visited Loch Duart.  Stefan is also the Professor of Photography in the University of Mainz in Germany.  He is the photo-artist of a project focusing on people living and working on the outer borders of Europe.  Stefan photographed and interviewed about a dozen members of Loch Duart’s staff. The results of this …

The BIG dinner

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Calling all you Foodies. If you have ever found yourself thinking about hosting a dinner party featuring Loch Duart salmon on the menu, now is the time to do so. Loch Duart is supporting the Scottish charity ‘500 miles’ in ‘The BIG dinner’. For those of you who haven’t heard of this, it is a charity that helps disabled people …

Loch Duart: a modern tradition.

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There are those that will say that salmon farming is difficult or just plain wrong but at Loch Duart we believe differently. If you go through the history of man, you will find almost every advance in human knowledge and almost every form of progress has been implacably opposed by a varying number of people. At Loch Duart we believe …

Loch Duart Fish Health Report Better but not there yet!

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The latest results regarding sea lice levels will be published shortly and, despite our many efforts, the sea lice levels are higher than we would like them to be. This year we have spent £190,000 on new research and it is beginning to pay off. Our sea lice levels this year are half the level they were last year and …

India – land of opportunities

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We are developing the Indian market with a bright, young Indian entrepreneur called Sangram Sarwant. Sangram is revolutionising fresh fish distribution in Mumbai and has a missionary enthusiasm about his quest to raise the standard of seafood available to his customers – a vision that top quality fresh seafood can be offered direct to customers through the Pescafresh home delivery …

Loch Duart supports one of Sutherland’s local football teams

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With four Loch Duart employees playing for the team, Lochinver FC made a very good case when they came to us for kit sponsorship – and we’ll be very surprised if they aren’t the smartest team in the league this season. We are pleased to be able to report that, at the time of posting, the team tops the North …