Kerry MacPhee Talks Cyclocross and Filming With BBC Alba

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Now that mountain bike season is over, most cyclists turn their attention to cyclocross which has a thriving scene in Scotland with around 600 people competing in each Scottish series round. A cyclocross bike looks like a road bike but has knobblier tyres and more mud clearance.  Women’s cyclocross races last for around 45 minutes and are made up of …

Sea Lice Counts At Zero On All Loch Duart’s Mainland Sites

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Cleanerfish contribute to Loch Duart’s sustainably farmed, high quality salmon Consumers want salmon that is of high quality in health and taste.  The best environment for rearing these wonderful fish is the sea – but a good, healthy Scottish coast-line is a rich, diverse ‘soup’ of flora and fauna and you never know what is coming in with the tide!  …

Regional Growth win for Loch Duart Salmon at top UK Food Awards

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Loch Duart, the Hebrides and Sutherland based salmon farming business, has been named Regional Growth Business for Scotland & Northern Ireland at the Food and Drink Federation Awards 2017. On an amazing night for the innovative Loch Duart team, they were presented with the award at The Brewery in London in front of 500 guests by host, Hardeep Singh Kohli, …

Scottish Food Ambassador appointment marks another first for Loch Duart

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Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming business based in the Hebrides and Sutherland, has recruited Patrick Evans as their Scottish Food Ambassador.  Patrick’s role bridges the gap between sales and the culinary community, with his extensive experience as a chef supporting the marketing of Loch Duart’s extraordinary tasting salmon.  The Food Ambassador role is a first in the Scottish salmon …

Kerry Macphee Battles To Silver At The British Championships

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  I was extremely enthusiastic to win the silver medal at the British Championships at Cannock Chase by Stafford. Despite the fantastic outcome, the process itself was very grim and painful. [su_slider source=”media: 2192,2191,2189″ height=”200″] While I was training for Cannock Chase I had struggled a bit with allergies in the woods.  I have had to regulate my breathing several …

Better farmed salmon means even better health benefits

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In today’s health-conscious world, we all know what to do to improve our health. Take regular exercise and eat good food. Salmon is a popular choice for people who eat healthily because the benefits are well known. Salmon is high in protein and one of the best sources of Omega-3. One or two portions of salmon a week can optimise …

Cleaner fish – what do they do?

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Cleaner fish (or companion fish) are now commonly used in salmon farming around the world (See image of wrasse in our salmon pens – they are curious fish and are coming up to the Go-Pro for a look)!  The principle behind it is that the cleaner fish eat any parasites such as sea lice which may settle on farmed salmon. …

Loch Duart salmon wins Foodservice Product of the Year at Scottish Food ‘Oscars’

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Loch Duart, the salmon farming business based in North West Scotland, has received the ‘Foodservice Product of the Year’ award at the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards. Loch Duart was presented to Simon Maguire, Finance Director, the award at the ceremony held last night (18th May) in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. The awards celebrate and recognise those businesses …

Loch Duart named Food and Drink Company of the Year

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  Loch Duart, the salmon farming business based in North West Scotland, has won the Food and Drink Company of the Year at Scottish Business Insider’s Made in Scotland Awards. Announced at a ceremony last night (19th April) at the Glasgow Science Centre, Loch Duart was chosen for its innovative approaches which includes low density farming and a suite of …

Three great reasons why Loch Duart salmon should be on your menu

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At Loch Duart, in the far north west of Scotland, we’re very proud of what we do. We work hard to produce the very best fish and we want to share with you three great reasons why Loch Duart salmon should be on your menu. The Taste Taste is everything! At Loch Duart we focus on farming the very best …