Industry experts such as the Communities Inshore Fisheries Alliance have described the current situation as ‘unacceptable’ and a threat to the livelihoods of those working in the fishing industry and its supply chains.
Scottish Government funding for seafood, fishing, aquaculture and coastal businesses
Exports were worth approximately £6 billion in 2017
The funding enables them to exhibit at several international trade shows
The policy guidelines will provide clarity over where seaweed may be grown, along with what kinds of developments will be approved.
“The fish and seafood category recorded the largest overall increase of £156 million (up 26%), with Europe the leading export destination. “