US/Manx partnership

ECONOMY BOOST: Managing director Roy Charsley and hatchery manager Richard Long next to the trout tanks at the new facility in Glen Wyllin, Kirk Michael.

An international company with a new division in the Isle of Man is set to put Kirk Michael on the world ‘aquaculture’ map.

USA-based Troutlodge Inc has built a £1.2m water temperature controlled and water re-circulated hatchery building at Glen Wyllin on the site of the old trout hatchery.