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Alban Denton: 'It’s a chance to reflect on how we’ve grown in both scale and reputation.' Photo: Loch Duart.
Alban Denton: 'It’s a chance to reflect on how we’ve grown in both scale and reputation.' Photo: Loch Duart.

Salmon farmer Loch Duart has been shortlisted as ‘Exporter of the Year’ for the 2019 Insider Made in Scotland Awards.

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The Sutherland-based producer, whichs harvests around 5,000 tonnes a year, has increased export sales by 68% over the last two financial years to an all-time high for the business.

Managing director Alban Denton said: “Loch Duart is proud to be shortlisted as Exporter of the Year for the Insider Made in Scotland Awards, especially as we celebrate our 20th year of farming salmon.

“It’s a chance to reflect on how we’ve grown in both scale and reputation, with around 70% of our salmon being exported to over 20 countries.

Exclusivity and provenance

“Our foreign customers love Loch Duart salmon and are particularly keen on the quality, exclusivity and provenance of the brand. We look forward to the awards and celebrating Scotland’s amazing business success stories.”

The Scottish Business Insider Awards, in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre, are now in their fourth year and celebrate inspiring businesses that innovate, invent, design and manufacture products in Scotland.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony, hosted by comedian Fred MacAuley, at the Glasgow Science Centre on Thursday, May 9.

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