Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd is the largest salmon farming company in Scotland, producing more than 48,000 tonnes in 2014.
The company has four hatcheries, five freshwater loch sites and 46 sea farms situated in the Western Isles, Skye, Argyll, Wester Ross and Lochaber.
Live fish are harvested at Mallaig and processed at the Blar Mhor processing plant in Fort William.
In total, more than 620 employees are employed at these locations.
Marine Harvest was the first company in Scotland to farm Atlantic salmon, producing the first fish in 1971. It celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this year.
Marine Harvest holds the Royal Warrant for
the supply of fresh farmed salmon to Her Majesty the Queen.
The company has held the prestigious Label Rouge quality accreditation in
France since 1992.
The main markets for Marine Harvest fresh salmon are the UK, France, USA, Poland and China.
All Marine Harvest farms, harvest station and processing plant are audited and approved under the RSPCA Freedom Food animal welfare scheme.
A new salmon smolt hatchery at Lochailort was opened in 2013. The £16 million facility is part of an £80 million investment programme over five years.