Reids of Caithness take Best Biscuit in Scotland title
12th May 2022
With Scottish Bakers members out in force for their annual conference in Glasgow, the baker was presented their prize by Scottish Bakers' Ambassador Mich Turner MBE. He said, "With nearly 500 products from 57 bakers entered and with each product assessed for appearance, the quality of the bake and taste, Reids of Caithness should be very proud of their success.
The Scottish Baker of the Year competition sets out to select the best scones, loaves, savoury items, morning rolls, individual cakes and biscuits as well as the latest categories French and Danish style pastries and Free-from bread, biscuits and cakes.
Caramel Filled Shortbread
BEST IN REGION GOLD AWARD
BEST IN SCOTLAND GOLD AWARD
REGIONAL SILVER AWARD
NATIONAL BRONZE AWARD
Morning Roll [Buttery]
NATIONAL BRONZE AWARD
"With 50 industry professionals on hand during our annual judging day to put each product through its paces, our winners can be justifiably proud of their achievements," said Alasdair Smith of Scottish Bakers who organise the competition. "We really do congratulate all of our winners and we thank the voting public for taking the time to vote for their favourite bakery business.
The ultimate prize of Scottish Baker of the Year for 2022/23 was awarded to The Three Little Bakers of Inverness.
Scottish Baker of the Year 2022/3 shortlist announced and Reid's of Caithness is in the running Reid’s of Caithness of Thurso has made it to the shortlist of the 10th Scottish Baker of the Year Awards following the annual judging day held in Dunfermline earlier this month. With Scottish Bakers members each asked to put forward 10 of their star products to be taste tested by some 55 industry experts - nearly 500 products from 57 bakers were delivered for the judges to assess for appearance, the quality of the bake and taste.
Reids Bakery of Thurso did their customers proud at the weekend by taking home a top prize in the Scottish Baker of the Year 2019/20 competition. The bakery was awarded: Strawberry Tart - Regional Silver Brown Bread - Regional Gold Buttery - Special Silver.
Thanks to the votes of their customers and following a rigorous day of judging by some 50 of the industry's top professionals, Reids Bakery of Thurso, Caithness has been shortlisted for a prize in the Scottish Baker of the Year 2019/20 competition. "With over 8000 customer votes and in excess of 30,000 individual products votes, for goods baked by the best bakers in the country, Reids Bakery can be very proud of having made it this far" said Head Judge Robert Ross.
Reids of Caithness of Thurso has taken a top prize in the 2018 Scottish Baker of the Year Awards. Their prize was presented by Mich Turner MBE at a glittering ceremony hosted by Scottish Bakers, the association that supports and promotes the interests of Scottish bakers across the country.
Reids of Caithness of Thurso is in the running for a top prize at the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards 2018. The votes have been cast and Scottish Bakers, the association that represents bakers across Scotland, has announced who is on the shortlist and still in the running for a prize in the Scottish Bakers of the Year Awards 2018.
Reids of Caithness has been named Scottish Baker of the Year 2017 at a glittering ceremony hosted by Scottish Bakers, the association that supports and promotes the interests of Scottish bakers across the country. The baker won the following awards: Morning Roll - National Bronze and Regional Gold Corn Bread - Regional Gold Buttery - National Bronze "We are extremely pleased to be recognised as Scotland's best baker" said Gary Reid "We take our business very seriously and use traditional methods and craftsmen's skills to deliver quality every time.
Twenty-one food and drink businesses from the Highlands and Islands will attend an unprecedented ‘meet the buyer' event ahead of the Commonwealth Games. The Showcasing Scotland event is the first large scale event of its type to be run for the Scottish food and drink industry.
Thanks to the residents of Thurso, Reids of Caithness has been recognised by a panel of expert judges as producing one of the best individual cakes in the land - a Crofters Cake. Customers from across Scotland voted for their best bakery products during March and the top 30 products in each of the 5 categories were baked and delivered to Fife for judging by a panel of independent experts led by artisan Robert Ross including retired master bakers with extensive experience of the bakery sector in Scotland.
Seven food and drink producers from across the Highlands and Islands are preparing to take their places at one of the biggest exhibitions of the year this weekend Scotland Food and Drink are running the Scottish Pavilion at the Speciality and Fine Food Fair at London's Olympia Exhibition Centre from 4-6 September. The North's businesses will be amongst those displaying their products within the themed 'Scotland Land of Food and Drink' area, showcasing some of the country's wonderful natural larder products and fantastic producers.