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Food Minister visits SSMG to announce record Scottish food & drink turnover

Food Secretary Richard Lochhead visited the Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) on 9 September to announce that the Scottish food and drink sector generated a record turnover of £14.3 billion in 2013. Scottish shellfish farming is just one of the food sectors that are experiencing strong growth. Stephen Cameron, managing director of SSMG, said: “It […]

Mussel Power – how farmed shellfish can save the world!

Film & TV actress and screenwriter Emer Kenny of East Enders, Pramface & Badultssupports Mussel Power the kickstarter crowd-funding documentary project  about how farmed shellfish can help fight climate change. “The Mussel Power film is such an exciting and different project because it doesn't just want to discuss the issue of climate change - it […]

Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group scoops product of the year award

The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) scooped the Aquaculture Seafood Product of the Year Award at last night’s (11 June) Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards. SSMG won the prestigious award for its new range of mussel ready meals developed for Lidl - Deluxe Scottish Mussels in Tomato & Chorizo Sauce, Scottish Cooked Mussels in Black Bean […]

Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group shortlisted at Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards

The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) has been shortlisted in two different categories at the forthcoming Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards in recognition of its work in environmental stewardship and product innovation. The awards celebrate the achievements and successes of an industry that is vitally important to Scotland and its rural communities. SSMG is finalist in […]

Treat your loved one to a Valentine’s Day shellfish treat!

There is no doubting that delicious Scottish mussels and oysters really are the ‘food of love’! As well as being associated inextricably with romance, oysters and mussels are also incredibly good for you, being rich in minerals and vitamins, and a good source Omega-3, which helps protect the heart.  And what can be more romantic […]