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Rallying call for farm workers as soft fruit season approaches

NFU Scotland has issued a rallying call for people to assist on farms ahead of the soft fruit season starting in the next few...

Scottish seafood businesses navigate troubled waters by taking to the roads

SCOTLAND’S seafood sector is diversifying like never before to help counter the devastating impact the COVID-19 global pandemic is having on the industry.

Scottish berry growers launch recruitment drive for temporary workers affected by coronavirus-related redundancies

A GROUP of Scottish berry growers have launched a large-scale recruitment drive to encourage people in Scotland who have been affected by recent coronavirus-related...

Kilted Chef Takes on MasterChef Winner in Corner Shop Cook Off

KILTED chef Craig Wilson will go head-to- head with MasterChef professional winner Gary Maclean in BBC Scotland television programme, Corner Shop Cook...

Food & drink festival postponed due to coronavirus crisis

TASTE of Grampian, the north-east of Scotland’s biggest food and drink festival, has been postponed due to the coronavirus crisis. The...

Fife Whisky Festival a sell-out success

THE third Fife Whisky Festival proved a sell-out success with more people enjoying the event than ever. Around 650 whisky-lovers attended the...

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Distillery appoints new chief financial officer

FAMILY-owned distiller and distributor William Grant & Sons has appointed a new chief financial officer. Giles Wilson will take...

Covid-19 loan for Scottish beer firm

EDINBURGH craft beer subscription firm Beer52 has succeeded in meeting an exceptional increase in demand thanks to funding support from Royal Bank...

Edinburgh restaurant crowdfunds its way out of Covid-19 owing to “overwhelming” local support

EDINBURGH-based Spanish bar and restaurant, Tapa, has been flooded with overwhelming support from locals and customers, who have raised over £16,000 ensuring...

Scottish gin distillery secures £250,000 CBILS loan to continue producing hand sanitiser

EDINBURGH-based business Old Curiosity Distillery has secured a £250,000 loan from Royal Bank of Scotland through the UK Government’s Coronavirus Business Intervention Loan Scheme (CBILS).