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Jam firm adds a saucy dimension

Jam firm adds a saucy dimension – New from R&W Scott

SCOTTISH jam producer, family-owned company R&W Scott, is tempting home bakers with a new range of premium sauces, designed to fill cakes, accompany desserts...
Archie Jess, above right, with Andrew Hemphill, president of Greenock Chamber of Commerce.

For a life in food – Jess recognised at awards ceremony

ARCHIE Jess, the driving force behind the meat processing business the AP Jess Group, has taken the Lifetime Achievement award in the Greenock Chamber...
Cold comfort

Cold comfort – Healthy figures for frozen market

DESPITE the horsemeat scandal, the frozen food market is now worth more than £5.6bn and grew in value by 4.5% last year. According to Kantar...
Are school lunchboxes under threat?

Are school lunchboxes under threat?

PACKED lunches may provide opportunities for retailers but they’re not flavour of the month with everyone. A recent report for the Westminster government suggested packed...
Nae Danger sports drink

Nae kiddin’ – Energy drink performance picking up

IT may have started out as a bit of a laugh (Ross Gourlay, MD of distribution firm Glencrest thought it would be a good...
New times for whisky

New times for whisky – Product analysis

IT might be seen as ironic that the most successful Scottish food and drink sector, whisky, isn’t the overwhelming spirit of choice in its...
The sweetest things

The sweetest things – Traditional Scottish confectionery

SCOTLAND’s famous sweet tooth has, traditionally, been served by well-loved local confectionery suppliers. And in a world of global confectionery brands there are still companies...
From the family

From the family – Quality Meat Scotland campaign

TWO Perthshire farming families dedicated to producing top quality cattle – the McGowans of Incheoch Farms in Glenisla and the Flemings of Aberbothrie farms...
Norman Sinclair, centre, MD of Sinclair Breweries, picks up Orkney Dark Island Reserve’s Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Award.

Ale world leaders – Craft beer focus

SCOTLAND’S craft and small and medium-sized brewing scene has been transformed in recent years. Not only have many of our most interesting brewing companies survived...
Fairer trade?

Fairer trade? Firm mad on Madagascar

MADECASSE, the Madagascan ‘fair for life’ chocolate brand, is pushing its four flavoured bars to independent stores. Arabica Coffee, Cinnamon and Sakay, Sea Salt and...
Taking care of cyber business

Taking care of cyber business – Interns assess security

A team of Scottish Business Resilience Centre computer security experts is now busy checking out computers at a series of small businesses after the...
Nevis Bakery, now baking for home and overseas markets.

Climbing worldwide – Nevis Bakery on the rise

RUNNING a food manufacturing business might sometimes feel like having a metaphorical mountain to climb. But if the team at the Nevis Bakery ever...
Bells rings up increased sales

Bells rings up increased sales

MEAT products and bakery are two of the categories in the Scottish market where consumers often choose Scottish brands. In meat-filled pies Bells Food Group’s...

Bread of life – Bakery goods key to lunchtime

SOME 61% of children take a lunchbox to school, and the average person consumes 133 sandwiches each year, so bakery products are clearly an...
Nick Slater, Nisa business manager.

Back to deals – Nisa looking to offer value

WHOLESALE and symbol store group Nisa has been working to ensure members can provide a competitive back-to-school offer. In particular, it says, it has been...
Think inside the box

Think inside the box – Lunchtime for little and large

The back to school period is important but grown-ups provide the majority of packed lunch sales opportunities, and lunchbox sales grow in cash-conscious times. TRADITIONALLY...

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