Winning an award isn’t something that happens on the night – when the drink is flowing, and the dresses are glitzy.

Winning is something that starts with a dream, an idea and a passion.

Winning happens every day, in the development kitchen, in the boardroom, in the distillery and in the restaurant.

From brewery to bakery and farm to factory.


Entry for the 2019 Excellence Awards is now closed. We will reopen for entries for the 2020 awards on 5th November 2019.

See below for a list of the categories for this year’s awards. Applications for the 2020 awards will open here on 5th November.



Tasted Categories

Artisanal Product of the Year
Bakery Product of the Year
Brewing Product of the Year
Confectionery, Drinks & Snacking Product of the Year
Dairy Product of the Year
Distilling Product of the Year
Fish & Seafood Product of the Year
Healthy Choice Product of the Year
Meat Product of the Year
Savouries & Accompaniments Product of the Year
Scotch Brand Product of the Year


Business Categories

Business of the Year
Entrepreneur of the Year
Export Business of the Year
Primary Producer of the Year
Young Talent
Scottish Sourcing (Independent Business) 2020
Scottish Sourcing (Multiple Operator) 2020

Should you wish to view any of the forms prior to completing them online, you may do so (link TBC). Please note that submissions will only be accepted using the online forms linked above.




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