Seafood Scotland eyes European markets with new rent 

SEAFOOD Scotland has recruited a US Division of Agriculture official to additional develop its networks in key European markets.

The nationwide commerce and advertising and marketing physique for Scottish seafood has appointed French nationwide Marie-Anne Omnes as Head of Commerce Advertising and marketing (Europe) based mostly in Edinburgh.

She joins from the Paris workplace of the US Division of Agriculture’s International Agriculture Service the place she was a coverage advisor with duty for growing exporting alternatives.

Beforehand Marie-Anne spent virtually six years with Scottish Improvement Worldwide, latterly as Meals & Drink In-Market Specialist, additionally based mostly in Paris. 

Marie-Anne has been appointed as a part of Seafood Scotland’s plans to raised attain key European markets.

Donna Fordyce, chief government of Seafood Scotland, stated: “France, Italy and Spain are three very important export markets for us, with different international locations additionally displaying an excessive amount of curiosity. 

“Marie-Anne’s in-depth data of continental Europe shall be invaluable to us as we proceed to hunt out new avenues to advertise premium Scottish seafood to discerning patrons. 

“Marie-Anne is already planning for occasions in Europe subsequent 12 months together with a culinary college masterclass and media lunch in Paris in January.”