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 through sector panels including SSA Members.

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 bustling Peterhead Fish Market and Fraserburgh Harbour plus engagement with key fishing businesses in the area.

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 a high standard.  

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 the full potential of its catch by getting more value from by-products.
The team of researchers from The James Hutton Institute have been looking at opportunities to achieve better value throughout the seafood supply chain, including from by-products.

SEG2024 – A Great Platform for the Scottish Seafood Sector

Seafood Expo Global

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.

Politicians Pledge to Protect Fishing

Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, Scotland

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 a pledge that commits them to protect and support Scotland’s vital fishing industry and coastal communities.