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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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

Elaine Jamieson, (representing) Barra Oysters - Best Rock Oysters

Douglas Wilson, Inverlussa Mussels, Best Mussels

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Dates annnounced for 2019

13-15th September, Stranraer, Scotland

In 2017 more than 10,000 visitors came to enjoy celebrity chef demos, competitions, a plethora of children’s and youth projects, along with live music and a bustling festival market crammed with traders. In 2018, 14,000 visitors generated over £1m for the local economy, involving 125 businesses and 90 youth workers.


The Stranraer Festival also hosts the Scottish Oyster Opening Championship, sponsored by Seafood Scotland. Click the link for more details:

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.