Nick Lake, CEO, C/o Mendosa, Court Hill Road, Rosemarkie, Black-Isle,

Inverness, IV10 8UE  Telephone: 44 (0) 1381 620883 mobile: 44 (0) 7876 556784

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Conference kindly supported by:

Best Shellfish 2018 / 2019 Winners!

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Cracking NEW website for 2018.


This is most useful tool for shellfish farmers.

Native Oysters

NORA - Native Oyster Restoration Alliance

NORA is a network organisation, aiming at bringing all interested parties into contact, in order to exchange knowledge on flat oyster biology (including illnesses, such as Bonamia ostrea), restoration methods, oyster production, project monitoring, funding opportunities and regulatory frameworks required to facilitate restoration attempts. Visit:

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Loch Fyne Oysters recieve ASC standard for responsible farming of Blue mussels, the first company worldwide to do so.


Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd Managing Director Cameron Brown said, “We are very proud to be the first blue mussel farmer in the world to receive this certification from ASC, which is recognition of Loch Fyne Oysters dedication and hard work to provide ethically grown and environmentally friendly mussels to our customers around the globe."

Loch Fyne receive world-first Certification

Congratulations to the winners of Scotland's Best Shellfish


Left to Right the winners are:


Judith Vajk, Caledonian Oysters Ltd. - Best Native Oysters

Barra Oysters - Best Rock Oysters

Douglas Wilson, Inverlussa Mussels, Best Mussels


But who will win for 2019 / 20? - Oban. 31st Oct 2019

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Dates annnounced for 2020

11-13th September 2020, Stranraer, Scotland

The Stranraer Oyster Festival 2019 has been hailed a ‘phenomenal success’ by organisers, as it returned for its third year.  17-18,000 people are thought to have attended the three day event, up 25% on last year.


The community-run festival is organised by Stranraer Development Trust. It takes place next to Loch Ryan, which contains Scotland’s last remaining wild, native oyster fishery, and the festival celebrates the town’s native oyster heritage alongside a programme of entertainment and activities.

Winners 2018 RNLI for web

RNLI Oban recieve £715


Nick Lake, CEO of the ASSG presented the RNLI with a cheque for £715 at the dinnner at the Conference in Oban 2018.


A massive thank you to all those who purchased raffle tickets on the night, and also to those who kindy provided raffle prizes on the night, enough to fill three hampers.

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