New Salmon Facility On The Cards –

New Salmon Facility On The Cards Fish Farming Today Published:  24 June, 2002

A SMALL salmon gutting and packing station should be up and running at the former Ronas Fisheries factory in Northmavine, Shetland, by the beginning of the New Year,initially creating four jobs.

Aqua Farm Ltd has leased the factory from Shetland Leasing and Property Ltd(SLAP)and a planning application to install a blood water treatment plant has been lodged with the local authority.

Director of Aqua Farm, Gibbie Johnson said that four more jobs would be a possibility should the company also decide to fillet their own salmon in the plant.