SF&D Excellence Awards

The Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards recognise those businesses and individuals in Scotland who are leading the way with innovation, enterprise and quality. 

Support for the awards comes from a range of organisations and reflects the breadth of the industry. The awards are run by Scotland Food & Drink in partnership with RHASS.

The 2017 Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards was held on the 18th of May at the EICC, Edinburgh. The full shortlist and winners is available here.

  • If you have any questions about the event, please contact Hannah Dobson by email.
  • If you would like to find out about sponsorship for the 2018 event, please contact Linda Chirnside by email.

2017 SPONSORS

We would like to thank our sponsors:

  • Title sponsor is Asda
  • Savouries & Accompaniments sponsored by Connect Local
  • Dairy sponsored by Michael Page
  • Scotch Brand Product of the Year sponsored by Quality Meat Scotland 
  • Meat sponsored by Kimberley Watson Packaging
  • Fish & Seafood sponsored by DR Newitt
  • Confectionery, Drinks & Snacking sponsored by New Town Partnership
  • Brewing sponsored by Heriot Watt University
  • Distilling sponsored by Invest in Perth 
  • Bakery sponsored by Scottish Bakers 
  • Foodservice Product of the Year sponsored by Sodexo 
  • Healthy Choice sponsored by The Rowett Institute 
  • Own Label Product of the Year sponsored by The Grocer
  • Primary Producer of the Year sponsored by SRUC
  • Scottish Sourcing sponsored by CalMac
  • Brand Success of the Year sponsored by Palletforce
  • Export Business of the Year sponsored by Maclay Murray & Spens
  • Success Through Partnership sponsored by SAOS
  • Environmental Sustainability sponsored by Zero Waste Scotland
  • Employer of the Year – Investing in Skills sponsored by Skills Development Scotland
  • Young Talent sponsored by FDF Scotland
  • Entrepreneur of the Year sponsored by Johnston Carmichael
  • Clydesdale Bank, Scottish Government, RHASS
  • Polaris, Lux, Print & Sign Centres, Diageo, The Scotsman

Documents

  • Getting the most from your award Adobe Acrobat / 1,122 KB

    This document provides winners advice on how to make the most of your award success. There are opportunities around every corner and this document aims to help you make the most of them.

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  • Entering Food and Drink Awards Adobe Acrobat / 1,166 KB

    This document provides advice on how to write succesful award applications. Companies who have been shortlisted for award categories previously have proven successful in submitting comprehensive, high quality award entries.

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  • Excellence Awards Winners Retail Category Adobe Acrobat / 281 KB

    In 2012, Macsween and Nairn's Oatcakes both won Excellence Awards in retail categories. In this case study they explain why they entered the Excellence Awards and the benefits of doing so.

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  • Excellence Awards Winners Business Category Adobe Acrobat / 280 KB

    In 2012, Orkney Fishermen's Society and Scotty Brand both won Excellence Awards in business categories. In this case study they explain why they entered the Excellence Awards and the benefits of doing so.

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  • Excellence Award Winners Non-Alcoholic Drink Category Adobe Acrobat / 404 KB

    In 2014, Cuddybridge Apple Juice was successful in winning the Non-Alcoholic Drink category of the Excellence Awards. They explain how entering has benefitted the business. 

     

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