Countdown to Scotland’s food and drink Oscars – 2 June

This year’s Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards will see 50 businesses go head to head across 19 different categories

The countdown is on to this year’s Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards to be held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) on 2 June.
The event, which is hosted by trade body Scotland Food & Drink and organised in partnership with the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, will see 50 businesses compete across 19 categories, with more than 800 people expected to turn out.
Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn is sponsoring the hotly contested ‘Alcoholic Drink’ category for another year.
Corporate partner George Frier, head of the firm’s Food and Drink sector group, said: “The craft beer and bespoke spirit sector has been transformed in Scotland in the past ten years and by sponsoring this award we are recognising this.
“We have a long track record of supporting innovative food and drink companies, so it’s appropriate that we support the latest wave of high-quality products being brought to market.”
‘Alcoholic drink’ finalists include:
  • Gordon Castle Scotland – Gordon Castle Raspberry Gin
  • RTM Sales Solutions Ltd – Magnum scotch malt whisky cream liqueur
  • Dunnet Bay Distillers Ltd. – Holy Grass Vodka



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