The Winners of the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2018.

Congratulations once again!

Food Pioneer

 – sponsored by the Scotsman –

Calum Richardson : The Bay Fish and Chips

Savouries & Accompaniments

– sponsored by Livingston James –

Spice Pots : Spice Pots Goan Blend


 – sponsored by Willis Towers Watson –

St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Company :

St Andrews Farmhouse Cheddar


– sponsored by Scottish Bakers –

Aldi : Specially Selected Orkney Caramel Shortbread

Scotch Brand Product of the Year

– sponsored by Quality Meat Scotland –

PR Duff Ltd (T/A MacDuff 1890) :

MacDuff 1890 Native Breed Body (Scotch Beef PGI)


– sponsored by Reiser –

East Coast Cured : Porcini & Truffle Salami

Fish & Seafood

– sponsored by DR Newitt –

Loch Fyne Oysters Ltd: Bradan Orach

Confectionery, Drinks & Snacking

– sponsored by New Town Partnership –

Cocoa Ooze Chocolates : Liquorice & Black Pepper Bar


– sponsored by McLaren Packaging –

six°north : Foraged and Found


– sponsored by Invest in Perth –

Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd : Isle of Harris Gin

Foodservice Product of the Year

The Scottish Salmon Company :

Native Hebridean Farmed Salmon

Healthy Choice

– sponsored by Rowett Institute –

Hungry Squirrel : ABC Crunchy Mix Nut Butter

Product of the Year, Highly Commended

PR DUFF LTD: MACDUFF 1890 Native Breed Body

Product of the Year, Highly Commended

St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Company:  St Andrews Farmhouse Cheddar

Own Label Product of the Year

– sponsored by The Grocer –

Aldi : Specially Selected Shortbread Rounds – Lemon

Primary Producer of the Year

– sponsored by SRUC –


Scottish Sourcing

– sponsored by The Food & Drink Hub –

The Whitehouse Restaurant Lochaline

Brand Success of the Year

– sponsored by Palletforce Plant and Grow Ltd –

Border Biscuits

Export Business of the Year

– sponsored by Dentons –

Tilly Confectionery Ltd

Success through Partnership

– sponsored by SAOS –

Quality Pork Ltd

Environmental Sustainability

– sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland –

Farne Salmon and Trout Ltd

Investing in Skills

– sponsored by Skills Development Scotland –

Joseph Robertson

Young Talent

– sponsored by FDF Scotland –

Kirsty George : Luss Smokehouse

Entrepreneur of the Year

– sponsored by Johnston Carmichael –

Mimi’s Bakehouse


– sponsored by Sodexo –

Winner: Peel Tech Ltd

Product of the Year

– sponsored by RHASS –

Isle of Harris Gin : Harris Distillers

Business of the Year

– sponsored by Clydesdale Bank –

Border Biscuits

Outstanding Contribution

– sponsored by The Scottish Government –

Jim Mclaren MBE, Quality Meat Scotland




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