Welcome to the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers 

The Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers (ASSG) is a Scottish Trade Association, to help promote a thriving, sustainable and lively shellfish industry throughout Scotland. The Associations main aims are to encourage and support long established businesses, to build a better business, including shellfish quality standards, safe shellfish growing waters, biotoxin advice, seed supply and marketing ideas. It is the aim to drive Scottish production, improve shellfish quality, and build a more profitable, more sustainable and a more robust shellfish industry throughout Scotland. In these challenging Covid-19 times, there is no better time to join.

Why not give an ASSG subscription to a friend? Four action packed issues of The Grower, printed and delivered to their home through the year.

Come and visit us on Stand 309

3-5 May 2022, at the

Largest aquaculture show in the UK.

ASSG members and ASSG management will looking forward to meeting you during the day. More details can be found on

Also there is a great chance for ASSG members to enter into the Aquaculture 2022 Awards. There are many different categories to enter, including awards for Best Shellfish Farmer! A full list of the many awards can be found here.

We wish all entrants the best of luck, with the Gala Dinner to be held on the 4th May 2022.

Join the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers

Membership of the ASSG offers numerous benefits to shellfish growers and those in allied sectors. Join now and support the industry for 2022. Do please support the industry at these challenging Covid-19 and Brexit times.

The Grower Newsletter

“The Grower” is the Newsletter of the Association of Scottish Shellfish Growers. It is published quarterly in March, June, September December. It is distributed as hard copy to all members of the Association and to Government and Policy organisations and partner organisations. It is also published on the Association web site and there is an extensive mailing list which extends its coverage to all parts of the globe.


ASSG Conference, Oban, 6-7th October 2022

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