Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO)

SSPO is the trade association for the salmon farming industry. With 95% of the tonnage of Scottish salmon production in its membership, SSPO represents the industry in political, regulatory and technical issues.



Durn Isla Road Perth


01738 587 000


01738 621 454

Web Location:

SSPO website

The enhanced trade association for the Scottish salmon farming industry was created in 2006 following an extensive period of discussion between the Boards of the then SSPO and Scottish Quality Salmon, as well as consultation within the industry.

Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation works in partnership with a number of Scottish, United Kingdom and European governmental working groups as well as industry, wild fisheries and other related bodies to secure a sustainable industry. These include:


  • Aquaculture Health Joint Working Group, Scottish Government
  • Ministerial Working Group for Aquaculture, Scottish Government
  • Scottish Coastal Forum, Scottish Government
  • Food Champions Group, Scottish Government
  • Expert Working Group on Aquaculture Siting, Scottish Government
  • Scotland Food & Drink
  • Lantra Aquaculture Working Group
  • Scottish Aquaculture Reserach Forum (SARF)
  • Omega 3 Group

United Kingdom

  • Committee on Aquaculture Research and Development, DEFRA
  • The Crown Estate Liaison Group


  • Advisory Committee on Fisheries and Aquaculture, Brussels
  • International Salmon Farmers Assocation (ISFA)
  • Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP)

Wild fisheries

  • Tripartite Working Group (TWG), Scottish Government
  • Atlantic Salmon Trust, United Kingdom
  • North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO)

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