Scots salmon farm attracts investment Published: 04 February, 2008
SUTHERLAND-BASED salmon producer Loch Duart announced today it has attracted investment from the private investment firm, Capricorn Investment Group LLC.
In a statement issued today, Loch Duart said the alliance will help the company build on its strong market position.
Capricorn is a private investment firm that is aligned with the companys ethics and committed to Loch Duarts long-term future. This alliance will further strengthen the companys financial base and offers opportunities to strengthen our commitment to sustainable aquaculture, it said.
Loch Duart sells farmed salmon to leading restaurants and retailers in the UK and abroad. Based on the company ethos of sustainability and optimum fish welfare, the companys name appears on menus around the world. The strength of the Loch Duart brand has helped forge some important export markets. A particularly strong niche for the company is the sushi trade.
www.fishupdate.com is published by Special Publications. Special Publications also publish FISHupdate magazine, Fish Farmer, the Fish Industry Yearbook, the Scottish Seafood Processors Federation Diary, the Fish Farmer Handbook and a range of wallplanners.