UK processors and European importers are scrambling to source salmon to fill gaps left by a shortage of Scottish salmon.

High fish mortalities at Scottish farms have forced the price of Scottish salmon to historic highs over the past year.

Mowi, Scotland's largest salmon farmer, was forced to slash its harvest guidance by 17 percent to 50,000 metric tons for this year, and reduced its projections for next year to 65,000 metric tons. Bakkafrost, the country's second largest producer, was also 10,000