Growth in food and drink exports

|20 January 2016| The global demand for Scotland's food and drink products has contributed to an increase in the volume of manufactured goods sales to overseas markets, according to figures out today. In ...

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...

A programme for global growth

|15 November 2015| Scottish companies ambitious for international growth and expansion can apply to join a four month bespoke programme to further those ambitions. The Start Global Programme by Scottish E...

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...

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...

France falls for Scottish food and drink

France is now the top European destination for Scottish food and drink exports. The total value of Scottish food and drink exports to France was £733 million in 2014, up 4.4% on the previous year a...

Record turnover for food and drink sector

Scotland's food and drink growth sector generated a record turnover of £14.3 billion in 2013, Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has announced. New analysis from the Scottish Government shows sector turnover is...

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...