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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

Thank you Amber

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