Cooke Scotland Funds Polytunnel to Support Young People

Cooke Scotland pledged its support towards the building of a wheelchair-accessible polytunnel to benefit the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Orkney. The Cooke Community Benefit Fund aided Aurrida House, an organisation based in Kirkwall which provides a flexible short-break service for those with a learning disability and/or additional support needs, with a significant donation to the …

Cooke Scotland Supports 2025 Orkney Island Games

Cooke Scotland is proud to have pledged its support for the 2025 Orkney Island Games as official sponsors of the largest event to be hosted on the islands. As one of the major employers in Orkney and the Northern Isles, Cooke has joined trade body Salmon Scotland and fellow producer Scottish Sea Farms in contributing £10,000 each towards the week-long …

Cancer Research UK Relay For Life Shetland Sponsor

Cooke Scotland is proud to be the main sponsor of the Cancer Research UK Relay For Life Shetland 2024. The popular fundraiser, supported by the Cooke Community Benefit Fund, returns to the island at the Clickimin Leisure Complex track in Lerwick on Saturday 25 May. Relay For Life is a team fundraising walk where participants take turns walking around a …

Cooke Celebrates 10 Years of Business in the United Kingdom

Cooke is very proud to be celebrating 10 years of business in the United Kingdom this May. Cooke Aquaculture Scotland was established in 2014 as part of the global company’s strategy to achieve success through acquisitions and organic growth to meet an increasing market demand for healthy, fresh seafood. “Ten years this month, the Cooke family acquired the successful seawater …

North Lanarkshire Councillor Frank McNally Visits Cooke Scotland

North Lanarkshire Councillor Frank McNally met with Cooke Scotland to hear about the positive social and economic impact the company and the aquaculture sector has on local businesses in the county and across the United Kingdom. During a visit to its corporate head office at Avondale House in Bellshill, 11 April 2024, the General Election candidate for Coatbridge and Bellshill, …

Cooke Scotland Sponsors Shinty Club

Cooke Scotland is delighted to announce the sponsorship of Col-Glen Shinty Club. The funding will ensure the sports club continues to be a sustainable part of the community and, following the team’s success of promotion in the senior leagues, funding will subsidise travel expenses for matches taking place around Scotland in 2024. Support via the Cooke Community Benefit Fund will …

Aquaculture Awards 2024 Finalists

Cooke Scotland and its staff has been shortlisted as finalists for the Aquaculture Awards 2024. Congratulations to Dennis Johnson, Robert Peterson and Stewart Rendall who have all been nominated in the Farmer of the Year category. Cooke Scotland has also been shortlisted for the Community Initiative award. This will be awarded to an individual, company or organisation that has enhanced …

Cooke Scotland Deploys First Shetland Hybrid Feed Barge

Cooke Scotland, the largest producer of organic Scottish salmon, has deployed its first hybrid feed barge in Shetland to further reduce its carbon footprint. The new hybrid system, built by Fjord Maritime UK, for the Copister salmon farm site in Yell, Shetland, is the third to be implemented by Cooke Scotland in its commitment to sustainability, following successful results from …

Cooke Scotland Employee Promoted to Team Leader at New Brunswick Hatchery  

A Cooke Scotland employee swapped Cumbria for Canada after his talent and potential showed colleagues that he was ready for a step up into a new role as Team Lead at the New Brunswick Hatchery in Canada.  Callum Duggan, 28, worked for Cooke Scotland for seven years, and accepted the offer to join Cooke subsidiary Kelly Cove Salmon’s Johnston Lake …

Cooke Scotland Sponsors Netball Orkney

Cooke Scotland has pledged its support to Netball Orkney ahead of the first ever Island Invitational Netball Games 2023. The squad of 15 and their coaches travel to the Isle of Man to play in what will be the largest and most challenging event the sporting organisation has participated in to date. Support via the Cooke Community Benefit Fund will …

Cooke Reduces Carbon Footprint with Second Orkney Hybrid Barge Installation

Cooke Scotland has deployed a second hybrid feed barge which will reduce carbon emissions and sound at its Vestness site in Westray, Orkney. Following successful results from installing its first hybrid system at its Mill Bay site in Stronsay, Orkney in 2022, Cooke Scotland has continued to make great strides in its commitment to sustainability with the installation of an …

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Cooke Scotland Welcomes New Communications Manager

Cooke Scotland Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Murray Spooner as Communications Manager. Mr. Spooner is an experienced communications specialist and joins family-owned Cooke from his most recent role at Rangers Football Club as its charity foundation’s Digital Content Executive. Mr. Spooner brings a strong knowledge of the media landscape as a former multimedia journalist, with several years’ …