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 their products and develop new export markets, says Jimmy Buchan, CEO of the Scottish Seafood Processors’ Association.

Seafood from Scotland, in collaboration with Scotland Development International, will be showcasing 18 Scottish producers on the Scottish pavilion, and there will be other Scottish seafood companies exhibiting on their own individual stands, as well as many Scottish seafood representatives attending in person.

Jimmy Buchan told Fish Focus: “Scotland the brand has an enviable reputation throughout the world for the premium quality of its fish and shellfish, and Seafood Expo Global provides the perfect showcase opportunity to expand and develop exports in Europe and throughout the world.

“The Scottish seafood sector as a key role to play to ensure that the Scotland Food & Drink Partnership’s vision for a £30 billion turnover industry by 2030 is achieved. Innovation, new product development and a commitment to quality are all hallmarks of the Scottish seafood sector, and there are great opportunities for growth in the seafood sector.”

In a recent press release, Marie-Anne Omnes, Head of Trade Marketing – Europe for Seafood Scotland said: “The Seafood Expo Global in Barcelona presents an incredible occasion to engage with suppliers, buyers, and distributors worldwide. As Seafood Scotland commemorates its 25th anniversary, we are looking forward to participating once more to bolster Scottish seafood enterprises, fostering both existing relationships and forging new business ventures.

“I’m excited to showcase of Scotland’s premium, sustainable seafood over the three-day event. Through various events, culinary demonstrations, meetings, and networking sessions, we aim to champion Scotland’s diverse seafood offering while emphasising its quality and sustainability. Such gatherings are instrumental in cultivating trade alliances while spotlighting the richness and excellence of Scotland’s seafood.”

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