You’ll remember this ‘8% of the population…’ headline.
Fish, especially Salmon, make up the second biggest share of UK and Scottish food and drink exports, after Whisky in and, like the Whisky, continue to grow fast. 453 000 tonnes were landed by Scottish vessels and the value was £557 million.
We must expect the Scottish Government’s recent push for more Scottish fish to be landed in Scottish ports rather than foreign to lead to further increases. See:
Footnote: Are my repeated ‘8%’ headlines becoming a ‘meme’ or just repetitively boring?