Food & Drink Products Articles
Highlands and Islands. With a total of 15 award categories recognising a range of diverse businesses from best products to food and drink experiences and outstanding retailers, the winners represent the cream of the crop.
SHORE INVITES TV's CHERRY HEALEY AND BBC INSIDE THE FACTORY TO SEAWEED HARVEST IN WICK TV's Cherry Healey has paid a visit to Wick-based SHORE as part of a BBC Inside The Factory vegan special. Cherry worked with SHORE'S Peter Elbourne and a team of local harvesters to collect and learn about different types of seaweed.
New Wave Foods Ltd has successfully secured new six-figure investment from its biggest shareholders to progress the production of its high-quality Scottish seaweed, expand its SHORE range of products and create exciting new ranges to boost UK retail listings. Since launching its 100% sustainable seaweed snack range a year ago, the Wick-based food firm's super-grain chips have become the biggest selling non-potato bagged snack in existing regional supermarket listings (Neilson data).
Since launching its 100% sustainable seaweed snack range a year ago, the Wick-based food firm's super-grain chips have become the biggest selling non-potato bagged snack in existing regional supermarket listings (Neilson data). They've recently gained new listings with Morrisons, Holland & Barrett and Booths1.
Dunnet Bay Distillers to expand and create jobs with HIE support. Dunnet Bay Distillers Ltd is owned by local husband and wife team, Claire and Martin Murray and has secured up to £180,200 from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for the project.
The finalists of the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2022 have been announced, as the Awards return after a two-year break. The Awards, now in their 17th year, are delivered by a steering group, including John Scott (Fearn Farm), Marian Armitage (Shetland Food and Drink), Sam Faircliff (Cairngorm Brewery) and Douglas Hardie (Bad Girl Bakery).
A Wick based superfood company has just scooped the top prize for its unique snacks. SHORE The Scottish Seaweed Co.
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.
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.
Dunnet Bay Distillers has submitted a planning application to Highland Council asking permission to refurbish a 200 year-old mill and surrounding land at Castletown, near its headquarters. The Caithness company produce the Rock Rose Gin and Holy Grass Vodka brands and took over the mill last year.