Applications for the 2012 Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards are now open

26 January 2012

Enter the 'Oscars' of the Scottish food and drink industry.

The awards, run jointly by Scotland Food & Drink and the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, have been recognising and rewarding the very best in Scottish food and drink for many years and continue to be considered a true badge of excellence.

This year, for the first time, we are delighted to welcome ASDA as main sponsors. We also offer our thanks to all other sponsors, listed above, for their support of the 2012 awards.

Within the awards, there are a total of 17 categories aimed at rewarding companies and their products in areas such as skills development and new product innovation and everything in between.

Application forms are all available at

We encourage all those who believe they are working hard to excel in any sphere of the food and drink industry to consider entering.

Entries close on Friday 2 March 2012.

If you have any queries about the entry process, please contact David Cochrane on 0131 335 6207 or

If you would like to book tickets for the awards ceremony and dinner at the Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro Hotel which takes place on Thursday 24th May 2012, please contact Linda Chirnside on 0131 335 0940 or Tickets are sold on a first come, first served basis.

Any other queries should be directed to Anna Davies on or 0131 335 0940




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