Huge global demand for Scottish gin

Scotland is tapping into its natural distilling abilities and producing some of the world’s most unique and exciting gins. It currently makes 70% of the gin coming out of the UK and, with new producers getti...

Unique blends and global brands

Taking an innovative approach is second nature to award-winning Glasgow whisky specialists Douglas Laing & Co. Renowned for producing attractive brands that appeal to a worldwide audience, the family co...

Brewdog is UK’s fastest growing drinks brand

Growing from a simple start-up by two men in a shed in the north east of Scotland in 2007, BrewDog is now the UK’s fastest-growing food & drinks brand, opening 29 bars worldwide since 2010, now exporting to...

Chinese investment in Scotch whiskies

Chinese whisky connoisseurs will be able to invest in some of Scotland’s rarest drams thanks to a new £3 million fund. The fund, generated by members of the Single Malt Club China (SMCC), will be used to buy...

New dairy brand unveiled

A distinct new brand to help consumers identify Scottish dairy products has been unveiled by first minister Nicola Sturgeon. The new brand is a key part of Scottish government plans to help boost the dairy i...

Japan’s growing appetite for Scotland’s larder

Scottish food and drink exports to Japan have surged by 10% in just one year to more than £90 million, Scotland’s external affairs secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed in July. New Scottish government ana...