Food and Drink News

North East Scotland Crowns their Cream of the Crop

Friday 23 March

Eleven businesses from the North East are celebrating after being crowned winners at the regions most prestigious food and drink awards.

The North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards winners were announced last night at a glittering awards ceremony at the Ardoe House Hotel, Aberdeen. 290 attended the sell-out event, which welcomed journalist and BBC Radio Scotland, Stephen Jardine, as host. Read More…

Finalists Announced for the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018

Friday 23 February

36 businesses across the North East are celebrating after reaching the finals of the esteemed North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018 following a record number of applications.

The awards celebrate the best of food and drink throughout Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, and Moray. This year, 48 businesses submitted 89 entries, testament to the region’s entrepreneurial spirit, continued innovation and global reputation for quality food and drink.  Read More…

Most Successful Product from the 2017 Awards Winner

Wednesday 24 January

 

Best New Retail Product 11-50 Employees Winner 2017

Monday 22 January

Entering the Awards gives you the chance to meet with our judges, including Paul McQuade buyer at Lidls. It’s a real opportunity to get your products in front of influential buyers from the retail and food service sectors.

Anna from Castleton Farm tells us how the judging process helped them develop their product and how invaluable the judges’ advice was.

Last Call for Entries to the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards

Wednesday 17 January

Aberdeenshire Council and Opportunity North East (ONE) make a last call for entries from local businesses for the prestigious North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018.

The deadline for entries is Monday 29th January and they are open to all food and drink producers in the Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray areas. Submissions can be made online and it is free to enter. Read More…

Investing In skills Development Winner 2017

Thursday 11 January

Are you a food or drink business that invests in raising the skills of your workforce? Have you seen the business benefits of investing in your people? Then enter the Investing in Skills Development Award.

 

Dennis Emslie Award Winner 2017

Tuesday 09 January

The Denis Emslie Award is for an individual who has gone above and beyond their duty. Do you have someone in your business that fits the bill and should enter? Hear more from last year’s winner, Denise Middler.

 

Awards launch to celebrate excellence across region’s food and drink businesses

Monday 30 October

Innovation and success within the region’s vibrant food and drink sector are set to be celebrated with the launch of the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018.

The awards are free to enter and are open to all food and drink producers based in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.

Delivered in partnership by Aberdeenshire Council and private sector economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE), the 13 award categories available for entry span the breadth of the industry from celebrating those Investing in Skills Development to the Best Young Business, Food & Drink Entrepreneur and the Denis Emslie Above & Beyond Award, plus many more. Read More…

Winners Announced for the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards

Thursday 30 March

Businesses throughout the region are celebrating after winning at the prestigious North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards.

11 winners were announced at the awards ceremony and dinner, held at the Ardoe House Hotel last night (Thursday 30, March). The winners were selected from a staggering 74 entries across all categories. Read More…

The North East’s Food & Drink Finalists Announced

Friday 10 March

27 businesses are celebrating after reaching the finals of the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2017.

These prestigious awards welcomed entries from 39 food and drink companies from across the region, recognising, in particular, those that showcased exceptional innovation and excellence within the sector.

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