After investing more than £20 million in improving the health of Scotland’s farmed salmon stock (see ref below), the industry is now booming. In 2016, 75 000 tonnes, worth £451 million, were exported to 60 countries!
This has resulted in major investment in research and development and in new production facilities with new jobs including those requiring highly educated workers.
This is just another element in Scotland’s hugely successful food and drinks sector, outperforming rUK by tonnes and providing more evidence, were it necessary, of our ability to thrive as an independent nation. See:
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