Edinburgh haggis manufacturer scoops award for business growth

Macsween of Edinburgh is celebrating winning a major award in the Food and Drink Federation Awards 

The UK’s leading haggis manufacturer, Macsween of Edinburgh, has scooped the Regional Growth Business Award for Scotland.
The third generation family firm was presented with its award at last night’s (Thursday, 23 September) industry-leading Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards hosted by comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli at The Brewery in London.
Macsween says it’s passionate about making great tasting innovative food in an ethical and sustainable way.macsween-haggis
Its food is handcrafted using only the finest ingredients combined with unique family recipes. Being able to produce in small batches enables Macsween to preserve its craft and maintain the provenance and quality for which their food is famous worldwide.
Sales and turnover have grown consistently over recent years and the business is also looking to maximise its success in the UK market by replicating this in a number of foreign markets in the coming years.
Ian Wright, director general, FDF, said: “The FDF Awards winners represent the gold standard in food and drink manufacturing and we value the importance and contribution of our regional growth businesses within the food and drink industry.
“Macsween of Edinburgh is a clear leader in Scottish food and drink, with an enviable record of growth and innovation over several years. I congratulate Macsween on a well-deserved win”
Trefor Griffith, head of food and beverage at category sponsor Grant Thornton UK LLP, said: “Grant Thornton is delighted to once again be supporting the Growth Business category for this year’s Food and Drink Federation Awards. We’re committed to building a vibrant economy by helping dynamic businesses like Macsween of Edinburgh unlock their potential for growth. We work with leading food and drink firms across the UK, so we’re delighted to be able celebrate the contribution businesses like Macsween of Edinburgh make to their region, the manufacturing sector and the UK as a whole.”
The 2017 FDF Awards will launch in November 2016.
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