7,670 tonnes of farmed salmon were exported from Orkney in 2022, 11% of the Scotland-wide share.
“Our sector supports more than 2,500 direct and 10,000 indirect jobs, most of which are in some of the country’s most fragile coastal communities, generating hundreds of millions of pounds for our economy.” Tavish Scott, chief executive of Salmon Scotland
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The Scottish salmon industry directly supports 180 local jobs in the islands.
Scottish Salmon is the UK’s biggest food export.
As the body responsible for the leasing of Scotland’s seabed and around half the foreshore, Crown Estate Scotland currently leases around 750 sites for finish and shellfish farming.
‘A Meeting of Minds 2’ will take place on Zoom on Thursday 29 April 2021 from 10.00 to 11.30
Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers
Orkney Shellfish Hatchery, at Lamb Holm will be producing Native Flat Oysters on land, at its hatchery.
Scottish Government funding for seafood, fishing, aquaculture and coastal businesses