Scottish Salmon contract sees workforce expand

Scottish Salmon contract sees workforce expand

Inverness-based Gael Force Group has secured a contract with independent salmon producer The Scottish Salmon Company to supply consumables to both farms and processing sites.

Gael Force will now further expands its nine-strong team with the creation of additional jobs to meet the needs of the South West farm sites.

The firm has also increased the workforce in its Glasgow premises by adding additional staff and a new delivery route to cover the southern area sites.

The new contract builds on Gael Force’s existing supply chain system that already services a number of fish farm sites across Scotland with consumables.

Stewart Graham, Gael Force Group`s managing director said: "The added consumables contract fits well with our current development plan within the Group’s focus on the aquaculture business.

"It’s another step forward for Gael Force becoming an end to end supplier of equipment and technology to the Scottish aquaculture markets".

The Scottish Salmon Company produces sea loch fresh Scottish salmon from 60 sites in the West Coast of Scotland and Hebrides.

Craig Anderson, managing director at The Scottish Salmon Company, added: "We are committed to using local suppliers wherever possible – it is a core part of our strategy for long-term sustainable growth. 

"Our new arrangement with Gael Force demonstrates this and will assist in driving efficiencies throughout the business."