Kerry Macphee British Series Race Recaps

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I’m so chuffed to be able to share that I finally won a national series MTB race, woohoo! Having been the bridesmaid on so many occasions, my chuffed levels were super high, but it was not an easy win by any means. The race was at Hadleigh Park, the venue for the 2012 London Olympics and this was round 2 …

Loch Duart Shortlisted for Made In Scotland Exporter of the Year 2019

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We are delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Exporter of the Year’ for the 2019 Insider Made in Scotland Awards. We have been shortlisted after we demonstrated outstanding export growth with export sales having increased by 68% over the last two financial years to an all-time high for our business.   Alban Denton, Managing Director of Loch Duart, said: “Loch …

Kerry MacPhee Mediterranean Epic 2019 Race

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Stage 1. I love that pre-race anticipation on a start line and Mediterranean Epic go to town on it. Blaring music, a stunning beach backdrop, a guy on the mic getting more and more excited in undecipherable Spanish and people milling about, athletes warming up on rollers and everyone eyeballing each other. It’s brilliant! The only thing I don’t like …

Kerry MacPhee Mediterranean Epic 2019 – Pre Race Prep

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In keeping with my early season logic of using stage racing as blocks of training, I signed up to do the Mediterranean Epic 4 day stage race in early February. This had been my first ever stage race last year and it had been one of the most challenging and overwhelming racing experiences I’d had to date and I felt …

International Women’s Day – Women In Cycling

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  Introduce yourself (and your bikes…) Kerry MacPhee My name is Kerry MacPhee and I come from the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides. I am based in Stirling though spend a lot of time in the Hebrides for work and also across Europe and the UK racing mountain bikes as an elite cyclist. I’m currently ranked 61st …

Kerry MacPhee Lanzarote 4 Stage Race

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Read about Kerry’s Lanzarote preperation here. Stage 1 was a 42km stage. I’d been warned by my friend Isla who’d raced this the previous year that riders go pretty hard on this stage and she was right… it was tough! The master’s men get set off a minute behind the women and as soon as the fastest of the masters …

Kerry MacPhee New Year, New Journey

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  Last year I had some success at early season stage racing so it made sense to incorporate it into my training for the early 2019 season too. The logic behind it has always been to get a good block of warm weather training in, with the added stimulus of race intensity and anything else like UCI points, with podiums …

Make your Valentine’s Day Loch Duart Extraordinary

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  Make your Valentine’s day extra special and indulge your loved one with an extraordinary Loch Duart Salmon dish. Versatile, delicious and great for heart-health, Loch Duart is a great choice for hearts that skip a beat or go all a-flutter. Packed full of Omega-3 and healthy vitamins our salmon promotes sparkling eyes making it a perfect choice for any …

Loch Duart secures £1.2 million HSBC funding

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As of last week Loch Duart has secured £1.2 million funding to modernise its processes. The money, from HSBC, will enable us, to continue developing sustainable farming methods and go towards additional new feed barges. The new barges will provide reliable, efficient and less labour-intensive means of delivering sustainably-sourced feed to the farm’s award-winning salmon.   Simon Maguire, financial director of Loch …

Looking back, thinking ahead: Alban Denton

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Fish Farming Expert asked well-known figures in the Scottish salmon farming industry about their high and low points of 2018, and what they hope for in 2019.   What was your best moment/occasion of 2018? Given both the growing recognition of the fantastic work of our brilliant team and the environmental challenges we have overcome, I’d like to suggest Loch …