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Scottish food & drink

Taking beer all the way to the top

Scotland’s favourite lager brand, Tennent’s, takes the top spot for the first time

Top of the drinks and here to serve

2017 has been an outstanding year for Tennent’s and what a way to round it off by becoming Scotland’s top-selling alcohol brand

Scottish brands 2017: a year of evolution

AS 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the food and non-alcoholic drink industry in Scotland over the past year

Provenance key for dairy farmers

ROBERT Graham, managing director at Graham’s The Family Dairy, has highlighted the importance of Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight and how brands and …

Selling salmon

WITH demand for high protein snacks on the rise the Meatsnacks Group, the company behind Wild West Jerky, has decided the time is right to expand its range. …

Ready for a celebration

Fortnight highlights history and heritage A celebration of Scotland’s larder, the Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight 2017 takes place on 2 – 17 …

Growing the family

Famous Scottish biscuit giant Tunnock’s prepares for expansion to meet growing demand FEW brands are as recognisably a part of the Scottish culture as …

Old pics inspire new packaging

Sutherlands of Portsoy has launched its new look brand, which it says honours the heritage of the ‘Finest Fish for Five Generations’. The packaging bears …

Scotland by the bottle

LOCH Lomond Group, the company behind Glen’s vodka, has  set out to invigorate its whisky and vodka brands through a period of multimillion pound …

Experimental dram is a hit

THE firm behind Glenfiddich has tasted early success for its recently launched The Experimental Series of whiskies, securing listings throughout the UK, it …

Back on the box

Despite total biscuit sales being flat, Border Biscuits has reported an 11.4% year-on-year increase in retail value. And it puts that down partly to more …

Taking a healthy bite

Scottish cake producer Lomond reckons there’s big consumer demand for healthier options, even in the snack category. A spokesman for the firm said there is a …

From farm to fork prevails

Organic is in the ascendancy LOCAL brands chime with customers for a number of reasons and the idyllic vision of wholesome produce is certainly one of these. …

Pick up a blend and a big TV

CONSUMERS who pick up a bottle of Scottish blended whisky brand High Commissioner could be in with the chance of taking home a 50-inch TV through a new on-pack …

Home grown ready meal sales soaring

Strathmore Foods has reported double-digit growth for its ready meal range, with Kantar Worldpanel figures showing 14% growth for the year to January 2017. The …

Retail run for Ayrshire bacon supplier

SCOTTISH bacon and pork producer John Robertson & Sons (Hamcurers) has bolstered its infrastructure since entering the retail market thanks to a seven …