New honey and bumble bee project for Loch Duart

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Plan Bee work with salmon farm to grow Uist & Sutherland bee populations In a first for Scottish salmon farms Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company, has partnered with award winning environmental organisation Plan Bee Ltd. to protect Scotland’s unique pollinators, the honey and bumble bees. The partners have launched a long term strategic biodiversity initiative, with hives installed …

Loch Duart recognised at Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 awards

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Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company, has just been recognised at the 9th annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 awards ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Speakers at the event were Carol Kane, co-founder, and joint chief executive of boohoo.com and Steve Hewitt, chief executive of Gymshark. Alban Denton, Loch Duart’s Managing Director, who received the award said: …

Loch Duart Salmon Fillet Omega-3

What Makes Omega-3 So Special?

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As incredible as the human body is, unfortunately, it is unable to produce the Omega-3 fatty acids that it needs on its own. Omega-3’s are extremely important to human nutrition so instead, we must regularly eat foods that are high in these oils like nuts and particularly oil-rich fish such as salmon to maintain a healthy and balanced diet.   …

Kerry MacPhee Battles Through at Val di Sole World Cup

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I’ve had a lot of positive race experiences and outcomes this year, more so than any year previous but that was another tough World Cup. It’s a whole different level of racing- every Olympian, World Champion, National Champion and then about 70 others just like me trying to move up the ranks and breakthrough. The thing with a World Cup …

Extraordinary Care, Extraordinary Welfare

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Fish welfare at Loch Duart has never been better than it is now for our salmon stocks.  However, like any form of farming, rearing fish, particularly at sea, can bring challenges from one day to the next and there is no room for complacency at all. At Loch Duart we are proud of our reputation for producing high quality farmed …

Salmon Ceviche Recipe – Chef Patrick Evans

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Loch Duart Salmon Ceviche Recipe – Serves 2   Ingredients   2x 140g Salmon Fillet Portions 1x Avocado ½ Red Onion 2x Limes Coriander Salt and Pepper   Method   Sprinkle the salmon fillets with salt and leave in the fridge for 20 mins Wash the salt off the fillets, pat dry and then dice into 1cm cubes and put into …

From Metz to Scourie – Classic Car Enthusiasts Visit Loch Duart

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On Saturday 16th June, Loch Duart’s mainland base of operations in Scourie, Sutherland was visited by 12 Europeans. They were a mixture of French and German backgrounds and were all keen classic car enthusiasts that were partaking in the North Coast 500. They had all driven from their hometown of Metz in France which is located next to the German border. …

Best Rural Food Business Award shortlisting for Loch Duart

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Salmon farm aims to win award celebrating achievements of rural businesses Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company based in Sutherland and the Hebrides, has been shortlisted in the Best Rural Food Award, North category for the Rural Business Awards. Now in its fourth year, the awards recognise businesses operating across the rural sector, celebrating achievements from engineering through to …

Kerry MacPhee’s Norway Race

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One of my goals for this year has been to work hard on my world ranking and continue my upward trajectory in the sport. I chose a stage race in Oslo as my last chunk of stage racing, coming into the XC season. It was an ideal race contrary to the previous stage races, this one was made up of …