April 18, 2023 Farming, Local, Organic


Sustainable Sourcing – Loch Duart Salmon

Loch Duart salmon serves as a model for sustainable fishing & business practices.

Grilled Loch Duart Salmon

In an industry suffering from overfishing and environmental degradation, Loch Duart Salmon stands out as a beacon of hope. This Scottish salmon farming company is dedicated to producing high-quality salmon in a responsible and sustainable manner, and its commitment to sustainable fishing practices has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s leading producers of sustainably raised salmon. Loch Duart was founded in 1999 with the goal of producing salmon that was both delicious and ethically sound. The company’s founders believed that salmon farming could be done in a way that was kind to the fish and the environment, and they set out to prove it. Today, Loch Duart is a leader in sustainable salmon farming, and its practices serve as a model for other companies in the industry.

One of the key principles of Loch Duart’s approach to salmon farming is its commitment to low-density stocking. Unlike many other salmon farms, which pack tens of thousands of fish into crowded pens, Loch Duart stocks its pens with fewer fish, allowing each fish more space to swim and reducing the risk of disease and stress. This practice not only benefits the fish, but it also reduces the environmental impact of the farm, as the lower density of fish reduces the amount of waste produced. Another important aspect of Loch Duart’s approach is its use of natural sea water. Unlike some farms that use treated water to maintain the health of their fish, Loch Duart’s salmon are raised in the cold, clear waters of the Scottish coast. This allows the fish to develop in a more natural environment, and it reduces the risk of disease and environmental impact.

Loch Duart is also committed to reducing its carbon footprint. The company uses renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, to run its operations, and it has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce its overall energy use. These efforts have earned Loch Duart recognition as one of the most environmentally friendly salmon farming companies in the world. Loch Duart is also dedicated to ensuring the welfare of its fish. The company has developed a unique system for handling and grading its salmon, which minimizes stress and ensures that each fish is treated humanely. Additionally, Loch Duart’s salmon are never treated with antibiotics or other drugs, ensuring that the fish are healthy and natural.

Loch Duart Salmon is a shining example of what sustainable fishing practices can achieve. The company’s commitment to responsible salmon farming has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s leading producers of sustainably raised salmon, and its practices serve as a model for other companies in the industry. If we are to ensure a sustainable future for our oceans and the fish that live in them, we would do well to follow the example set by Loch Duart.

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