Lucy Bee Coconut Oil, fairtrade fortnight, fairtrade.

Bigger Bee oil

LUCY Bee Unrefined Extra Virgin Fairtrade Organic Raw Coconut Oil is now available in a 1L jar. An alternative to  processed oils, butter and margarine...
Ewan Anderson

Brand Scotland is a powerful force

CIM Scotland vice chair Ewan Anderson discusses the sales-driving effect that provenance has on Scottish consumers

Oats champ in snack attack

Nairn’s bars with fruit and seeds aim to capture health-conscious nibblers OATCAKE brand Nairn’s is expanding its range to take advantage of what it sees...
Mrs Tilly's family

Meet the Maker: Blair Paterson, Mrs Tilly’s

Success is a family affair for confectionery brand

Binning the plastic

AG Barr has taken its sustainability pledge one step further by announcing all of its consumer multipacks will be packaged in 100% recycled shrink wrap by the end of this year
Lees of Scotland chief executive Clive Miquel

It’s a big year for Lees of Scotland

Confectionery firm marking major milestone
Paterson’s versatile shortbread range

No slowing up for shortbread

WHEN it comes to Caledonian confectionery, it doesn’t get much more Scottish than shortbread.

Highland giant launches snack meals range

FOCHABERS-based family-run food manufacturer Baxters has branched out with two new ranges of instant hot meals using some distinctly non-Scottish recipes. Baxters Meal Pots...
Nudie crisps

A major listing for Nudie

AYRSHIRE-based Nudie Snacks has secured a listing with Holland & Barrett for its Cauliflower Crisps range.
Growers Garden Broccoli Crisps

Growing better snacking habits

When consumer tastes change, producers are quick to create new products that satisfy demand.
The sweetest things

The sweetest things – Traditional Scottish confectionery

SCOTLAND’s famous sweet tooth has, traditionally, been served by well-loved local confectionery suppliers. And in a world of global confectionery brands there are still companies...
Hovis has a new bag, made from renewable polythene, that will cut its carbon footprint by three-quarters.

Hovis slashes its carbon footprint

Bakery giant’s new renewable polythene bag to be flagged on-pack to emphasise its green credentials to consumers. BREAD giant Hovis is lowering its packs’...

Awards – the people and brands behind Scotland’s best products

THIRD generation managing directors of their family haggis firm, James and Jo MacSween were among the winners at this year’s Scotland Food & Drink...

Something for the weekend

BIG NIGHTS IN don’t just feature quick snacks. Special nights in and dinner parties have risen dramatically. Research carried out by YouGov found that...
Brand owners haven’t been slow to embrace all things free from in recent years.

Time to ‘free’ up shelf space

Producers confident of growth
Tilda Lime Coriander and Pure Basmati rice

Rice is in a nice position

RICE is big business in the UK and it could get even bigger as more and more shoppers embrace global cuisine at home