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Code of Practice for Crustacean Welfare

New Codes of Practice for Crustacean Welfare were released today, developed by the Crab and Lobster Management Group, SAGB and Seafish with wide input

MSC UK Awards now open for Entry

The Fishmongers’ Company and Made Great In Grimsby Seafood Cluster recently embarked on a landmark visit to Northeast Scotland that included visits to the

SSA Members Applauded by MSC

The CEO has written to all SSA members to congratulate them for their input in keeping the MSC Group scheme on track and to

Fishmongers’ Company and Grimsby Seafood Cluster Visits North East Scotland fishing and harbour businesses

The Fishmongers’ Company and Made Great In Grimsby Seafood Cluster recently embarked on a landmark visit to Northeast Scotland that included visits to the

The Future is Bright for Scottish Seafood as 3 Suppliers Shine at Food Industry Awards

Scottish seafood was well represented at last week’s NES Food and Drink Awards, held on 9th May at Meldrum House. 3 North East seafood

Researchers Seek Seafood Sector Insight to Unlock By-Product Prize

Researchers from Aberdeen have put a call out to Scotland’s seafood sector to help it understand why it could be missing out on netting
Seafood Expo Global

SEG2024 – A Great Platform for the Scottish Seafood Sector

This year’s Seafood Expo Global (SEG) in Barcelona (23-25 April) will provide an excellent opportunity for Scottish seafood processors to promote the excellence of
Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Scotland

Politicians Pledge to Protect Fishing

Politicians have pledged to protect fishing during a major exhibition at Scottish Parliament. More than 50 MSPs and three-party leaders have put their names to

Good Potential for UK Seafood Industry to Grow Domestic Market

There are still significant opportunities for sales of UK caught fish to increase in the domestic market, according to the CEO of the Scottish

Fraudsters Targeting Seafood Businesses

The SSA has been made aware of fraudsters targeting seafood suppliers across the country in a sophisticated scam.
First Minister Listening to Industry Challenges

Scottish Government Listening at Showcasing Scotland

SSA CEO Jimmy Buchan attended Showcasing Scotland last month and was quick to approach Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf, when the opportunity arose to

SSA Invited to Downing Street

The Scottish Seafood Association CEO, Jimmy Buchan was invited to attend a special reception at 10 Downing Street on Tuesday, February 27th, 2024.

SSA Attends Made in Grimsby

The CEO was invited by the Seafood Grimsby and Humber Alliance (SGHA) to attend the Made in Grimsby event in October. This allowed us

Rowett Institute Seeks Input on Salmon Produce

Researchers at Rowett Institute, with colleagues based in Scotland’s Rural College, are undertaking a study into the costs and opportunities for Scottish Salmon products.

Schools Engagement

The CEO recently visited Northfield Academy in Aberdeen to engage with youngsters and provide an insight into the seafood industry and the career opportunities

SeaFish Levy

Following informal consultation with the industry, Seafish propose to change in 2024. Find out more.

Lobbying Update: Spring 2024 Immigration Changes

UK Government will increase the minimum earning threshold for Skilled Worker visas to £38,700 in April 2024 and plan a review of shortage occupation
Amber-Knight-SSA

Thank you Amber

The association thanks Amber for her leadership during her tenure as Chair.