local family business

Wild-caught Scottish shellfish using traditional and sustainable fishing methods.

Local fishermen using pots and creels land Scottish brown crab and lobster directly from their vessels into our processing facility.

We also take shellfish landings from a number of vessels based in other Scottish ports easily accessible to Peterhead.

Our Products

We have a wealth of experience in shellfish processing and exporting drawing our high quality shellfish from the cold, clean waters around the coast of the United Kingdom.

Scottish Brown Crab

Premium Scottish Lobster

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Peterhead, scotland

We are based in one of Europe's largest fishing ports.

The Crab Company Scotland Ltd is based on the quayside at Peterhead. Brown crab and lobster are particularly prevalent in the coastal area around North East Scotland.

We provide customers throughout the world with live shellfish specialising in Brown Crab (cancer pagurus) and Scottish Lobster (homarus gammarus) both of which are fished extensively around the coast of the United Kingdom.


We are committed to investing in the long-term health of the oceans.

The United Kingdom is one of the world’s leading seafood-producing nations with a huge fishing fleet working around its coastline.

Major processing centres include the fishing ports of Brixham, Grimsby, Fraserburgh, Lerwick and of course Peterhead, the busiest fish landing port in Europe and home to the headquarters of The Crab Company Scotland Ltd.

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