Local brands secure Scotmid distribution

SCOTMID has unveiled the five winners of its Scotmid Scottish Favourites competition – with each product securing a promotional listing slot in 200 Scotmid stores.

Run in conjunction with Scotland Food & Drink, the competition offered local producers the chance to win a three-week listing in Scotmid.

The winning products were: Thistly Cross Cider, Scottish Fruits 4 pack; The Buffalo Farm, Buffalo Ice Cream Raspberry Ripple; The Caledonian Cola Company Ltd, Alba Cola Sugar Free; Strathmore Foods, Findowie Farmhouse Chilli; James Rizza & Sons Ltd, Double Dairy Gold 500ml.

Kirsty George, local sourcing manager at Scotmid, said: “We are always looking for new ways to diversify and grow our Scottish product portfolio and we have been absolutely thrilled with the high quality of entries that we have received for the Scottish Favourites competition.

James Withers, chief executive of Scotland Food & Drink, said: “The entries received for the Scottish Favourites competition really reflects the high-quality range of food and drink that is currently available from local producers across the country.”