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Transport operators and seafood bodies in the Northern Isles are reacting to the announcement by the external ferry operator, Serco NorthLink, of a 2.9% increase in the freight charges which will be applied to all commercial traffic from 1st January, 2018.

FREIGHT INCREASES

16/10/2017

Transport operators and seafood bodies in the Northern Isles are reacting to the announcement by the external ferry operator, Serco NorthLink, of a 2.9% increase in the freight charges which will be applied to all commercial traffic from 1st...

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'So Much To Sea' at Cunningsburgh Primary School

Cunningsburgh School visit

09/10/2017

Cunningsburgh School’s primary three and four pupils were treated to a seafood class delivered by author and chair of Shetland Food and Drink, Marian Armitage on Thursday 5 October. Pupils learned about the key characteristics of a...

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A Taste of Shetland Food Festival - Successful weekend for seafood industry

A Taste of Shetland Food Festival

18/09/2017

Shetland seafood bodies were flying the ‘So Much To Sea’ banner at the A Taste of Shetland Food Festival at Clickimin this weekend (15 – 17 September), with a ‘fish shop’ selling the very best local fish and...

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Scottish mussel production is now at its highest ever, with a six per cent increase from 2015 to 2016 – from 7,270 tonnes to 7,732 tonnes, with an estimated value of £11.7 million. Shetland remains the most significant mussel producing area, representing 74 per cent of the overall total, at a value of around £7.4 million.

Shetland Mussel Industry Worth £7.4 million

31/05/2017

Marine Scotland Science has today published findings from the Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2016. Overall, Scottish mussel production is now at its highest ever, with a six per cent increase from 2015 to 2016 – from 7,270 tonnes...

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As part of their project ‘Stories of the Sea’, Sound Primary School’s primary five pupils have been learning more about Shetland seafood through the seafood industry’s ‘So Much To Sea’ exhibition, and a class delivered by author and chair of Shetland Food and Drink, Marian Armitage.

SO MUCH TO SEA AT SOUND SCHOOL

14/03/2017

Pupils were shown how simple it is to prepare and cook megrim, octopus, crab, mackerel, scallops and mussels, before getting a taste of the finished dishes. Marian explained to the pupils where the fish had been caught and sourced, the...

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Join us at the Shetland Food Fair. Friday 28th October to Sunday 30th October. Clickimin Centre, Lerwick.

Shetland Food Fair

28/10/2016

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Eight members of the Fishmongers’ Company of London visited Shetland this week (from Wednesday 6 September until Friday 9 September), as part of a wider training and development visit to Scotland.

Fishmongers' Company Visit Shetland

11/09/2016

Eight members of the Fishmongers’ Company of London visited Shetland this week (from Wednesday 6 September until Friday 9 September), as part of a wider training and development visit to Scotland. The Company is one of the most ancient...

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Seafood Shetland celebrates a win for So Much To See at the Crown Estate's Scottish Marine Awards

So Much To Sea wins Community Initiative Award

12/06/2015

Seafood Shetland is today celebrating the news that it has won the ‘Community Initiative’ category at the Crown Estate’s Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards ceremony. The winners were unveiled at the prestigious awards event...

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The last call for applications for a four week Training Programme in Japan, funded by the EU-Japan Centre of Industrial Cooperation, is Thursday 26 February 2015.

European Commission-funded training programme in Japan

19/02/2015

European Commission-funded training programme in Japan The last call for applications for a four week Training Programme in Japan, funded by the EU-Japan Centre of Industrial Cooperation, is Thursday 26 February 2015. The course,...

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Anderson High School’s secondary school students had the chance to learn more about the local seafood industry last week when Seafood Shetland’s popular ‘So Much to Sea’ campaign visited the school as part of a special ‘Fishy Friday’ event.

Fishy Friday at the Anderson High School

23/09/2014

Students and staff had the chance to see the ‘So Much to Sea’ exhibition and film as well as try out different seafood canapés, which had all been prepared by school hospitality students. AHS biology teacher, Caroline...

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