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Finalists announced for Great British Cheese Awards

Great British Cheese Awards finalists Great British Cheese awards finalists have been announced with both retailers and producers recognised as well as cheese types. THE FINALISTS Best Speciality Cheese Retailer George & Joseph Cheesemongers, Leeds Neal’s Yard Dairy, London The Cheese Hamlet, Didsbury, South Manchester The Bristol Cheesemonger, Bristol Country Cheeses, Topsham, Devon The Courtyard

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Makar Gin wins six awards

Glasgow Distillery wins six awards at International World Spirits Challenge Glasgow Distillery Company have won  six medals at a world industry competition against 400 of the finest gins from 35 countries. The annual International World Spirits Challenge (IWSC) hosted the 10th Annual Spirits Tasting at Vintners’ Hall in London last week, and presented The Glasgow

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Two Scottish businesses take top prizes at BOOM Awards

Borough Market Hall in London saw the BOOM (Best of Organic Market) Awards with two Scottish organic businesses taking top honours. The Soil Association’s BOOM Awards celebrate  people, producers, restaurants and brands working to produce food organically.  Island Bakery and Café St Honoré both won awards, with votes from judges and the public. Island Bakery

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Glasgow Distillery Company wins awards

Double Gold for Glasgow Distillery at The World Spirit Awards Glasgow’s first gin and single malt distillery has received two golds at top industry awards that received entries from 70 countries worldwide. Glasgow Distillery Company received a double gold medal for its Independent Bottling Prometheus 27-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky and Best Independent Single Merchant.

Winners list for Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017

Scotland’s Cream of the Crop Crowned at Top Food & Drink Awards 25 winners are celebrating after being awarded at the prestigious Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017 last night in Edinburgh. Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre saw a record number of 820 guests attending what is Scotland’s food and drink ‘Oscars'.  The annual awards,

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2017 Scottish Craft Butchers winners!

2017 Scottish Pork Sausage Champion & 2017 Scottish Haggis Champion Today saw us visiting Perth to help judge the Scottish Craft Butchers 2017 Scottish Pork Sausage Champion and 2017 Scottish Haggis Champion. The contest, which is held bi-annually was judged by region and then the regional champions were judged to decide the nation's best. It was

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North East Scotland Food and Drink Awards Winners Announced.

Recognition for businesses at North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards Last night saw 11 winners announced at the North East Scotland Food and Drink Awards dinner and ceremony. The awards, delivered in partnership by Opportunity North East (ONE) and Aberdeenshire Council, are part of an ambitious programme of activity to support food and drink

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Q Guild of Butchers Smithfield Awards – Winners Announced

Today (1st February) saw The Q Guild of Butchers Smithfield Awards held at the prestigious surroundings of the Ironmongers Hall in London.  Attended by the best butchers in the UK, plus Tom Parker Bowles and many more to celebrate and acknowledge the best butchers and products. The Winners are: Supreme champion of Smithfield Awards is


Has your business entered?

Deadline for North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards Approaches   The closing date for North East Food and Drink Awards approaches (Monday 30 January) with businesses urged to sign up to the region’s prestigious awards that celebrate excellence and innovation in the industry. Delivered in partnership by Opportunity North East (ONE) and Aberdeenshire Council,

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CIS Excellence Awards – Nominations Open

Entries and nominations for the 14th annual CIS Excellence Awards, in partnership with, are now open. Aimed at established and emerging businesses and individuals involved in Scotland's catering, hospitality and tourism industries - from chefs, foodie pubs, colleges and caterers, to restaurants, hotels, software developers, food manufacturers, training companies, local authorities, tea rooms, guest