Wonderful food on your doorstep

|22 December 2015| Scotland’s amazing larder will be enjoyed worldwide this Christmas with those living here lucky enough to have some of the best of it on their doorstep. And the country’s food secretary...

Scotch and science: a perfect blend

|21 December 2015| by Julie Hesketh-Laird, deputy CEO, Scotch Whisky Association Lovers of Scotch the world over might stop as they sip their favourite dram to reflect on the tradition and craftsmanship t...

Targeting £7.1 billion in exports by 2017

|18 December 2015| A collaboration agreement launched this week aims to help Scotland reach its food and drink export target of £7.1 billion by 2017. The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) and Scotland Food ...

Establishing a world-class research hub

|17 December 2015| Barley is one of Scotland’s most important crops and is a fundamental component of many key industries, but yet remains a little-known crop. This is surprising when we consider how importa...

Partnership funding for PhD projects

|16 December 2015| A groundbreaking new collaboration between two of Scotland's leading industry innovation centres will offer funding for PhD projects which focus on advancing the industrial biotechnology (...

The spirit to succeed

|15 December 2015| William Grant & Sons reached a staggering worldwide audience of 140 million thanks to its partnership with this year’s rugby world cup in England. Distiller of some of the world’s l...

Top marks for Scotch whisky industry

|11 December 2015| The Scotch whisky industry is on track to meet its ambitious environmental targets, according to a report published this week. The latest industry Environmental Strategy Report from the...

Taste the best every time

|9 December 2015| Glasgow’s SECC hosted a celebration for Scotland’s food and drink industry last night. Food secretary Richard Lochhead marked the occasion by awarding the 1000th Taste Our Best accredita...

New London hub for SWA

|3 December 2015| The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) opened up a new hub in Europe's financial capital today. The industry body's office in London has a remit to further strengthen its links overseas and...

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...