Loch Duart hosts extraordinary community reception event- Taking pride in our roots

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We recently hosted community receptions in both Uist and Scourie to say thank you to our local communities for all of their support.  One of our main focuses is sustainability and the local community recognises Loch Duart as a sustainable farming business that provides economic and environmental support for aquaculture. The events featured a short update presentation on our recent …

Kerry MacPhee’s final stage of the Med Epic Race

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(continued from Stage three here) I’d made it to the final stage…woohoo! Today I woke up in a good bit of discomfort- the bedsheets were sticking to parts of my road rashed body and I felt very stiff and sore. This was going to be the shortest stage in distance (55km) so at least I had that comfort. I also had the added challenge …

Stage 3 of Kerry MacPhee’s Med Epic race

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(continued from Stage two here) This was the queen stage… the really long stage of the 4. It started by the beach as with stage 1 and after getting a bit of a fright yesterday finding myself running out of energy, I went into today with the aim of being smart and conservative. That’s exactly what I did- no dramatics, hard but steady and …

Loch Duart Salmon, Beetroot, Leek & Parmesan Croquette Recipe by Chef Craig Stanley

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Loch Duart Salmon, Beetroot, Leek and Parmesan Croquette   Serves two.   Ingredients   2 Portions of Loch Duart Salmon   Beetroot Puree 2 large Beetroots Half a fresh Lemon   Salt Baked Beetroots 4 Beetroots or a selection of Mixed ‘Heritage Beetroots’ 400g Table Salt 6 Sprigs Fresh Thyme 1 Tablespoon of Oilve Oil Dessert spoon Balsamic Vinegar   …

Loch Duart Highly Commended in Rural Employer category at Scottish Rural Awards

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Loch Duart Highly Commended in Rural Employer category at Scottish Rural Awards Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company based in Sutherland and the Hebrides, has been Highly Commended in the Rural Employer of the Year category at the fourth annual Scottish Rural Awards ceremony and gala dinner which took take place Thursday 22nd March at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. …

Stage 2- of Kerry MacPhee’s Med Epic race

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(continued from Stage one here) Stage 2: I woke up feeling a bit stiff and sore and REALLY worried I’d worked too hard on day 1 and would find today, the hilliest day, tough. The stage started in the town of Castellon and again heading into the stunning mountains. As with stage 1, I eased (at least I thought I …

Loch Duart working with regulators for wrasse use for sea lice control

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Press release – 12 March 2018 By the end of 2017, Loch Duart had the lowest historical lice counts on all sites, even during ‘peak lice’ periods of warmer water.  Loch Duart reduced treatments significantly and saw thriving salmon growth on all sites. Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company based in Sutherland and the Hebrides, has also been praised …

Kerry MacPhee’s beach race – stage one

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  (continued from first article here) The first stage started at 9.30am at Playa de la Concha…  the beach! It was so clear that it was freezing in the morning and I was almost as wrapped up as I would be on a crispy clear Scottish morning. I’d recced the start of the course the previous day and knew it …

Kerry MacPhee places 4th as she races the Mediterranean epic in Spain!

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When I saw this 4 day stage race in the calendar, aptly named the Mediterranean Epic, held about an hour north of Valencia in a place called Oropesa del Mal, I instantly thought that it looked like a great early season opportunity to escape the Scottish weather, race some really strong girls and on some brutal and rough terrain. Only …

Loch Duart Salmon brings Scottish luxury goods chief on board

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  Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company based in Sutherland and the Hebrides, has appointed Ian Laird to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Ian is Managing Director of Ayrshire-based Alex Begg, world leaders in the design and manufacture of woven accessories, producing the world’s finest cashmere products. Ian has a passion for products and brands like Loch Duart …