New appointment strengthens sector

|1 December 2015| The multi-billion pound Scottish food and drink sector has received an early Christmas present after Rachel Athey was appointed to a pioneering organisation representing the industry. Ra...

Glasgow brewers enjoy awards success

|25 November 2015| The innovative Drygate Brewery has picked up four awards at the SIBA (The Society of Independent Brewers) Scotland Beer Festival, held in Glasgow this month. There is a pioneering spirit am...

Aquaculture industry has huge potential

|23 November 2015| The aquaculture industry has the potential to contribute an additional £1 billion to the Scottish economy by 2030, according to the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC). ...

Trials for first commercial shellfish hatchery

|19 November 2015| The Scottish shellfish industry has received a major boost after it was announced a new trial could lead to the country's first commercial hatchery. The Scottish Aquaculture Inn...

Great opportunities for social entrepreneurs

|16 November 2015| Scotland's social entrepreneurs are being urged to enter The Venture 2015 competition which could ultimately see them win a share of $1 million. Chivas Regal Scotch whisky is undertakin...

Quality Scotch in high demand stateside

|12 November 2015| Scotch whisky is the perfect blend of old and new. Centuries old, it oozes a contemporary edge thanks to the modern bottling and innovative label design techniques used by many of the indu...

New York stop for dairy brand

|11 November 2015| Scotland's innovative new dairy brand is being showcased in New York today. Food secretary Richard Lochhead has been promoting it in the city following its international launch last month....

Green light for pioneering food and drink projects

|9 november 2015| Two innovative food and drink projects have been given the green light after winning a new Interface Food & Drink competition. Designed for groups of food and drink companies wanting...

Building on export success

|8 November 2015| Scotland’s food and drink industry will be showcased to key North American retailers, importers and government ministers this week. Richard Lochhead, Scotland’s food secretary, will meet...

Scotch whisky posts healthy numbers

|6 November 2015| The recent decline in Scotch whisky is slowing with exports in the first six months of 2015 reaching £1.7 billion. With new distilleries opening and innovative thinking and practices pro...