National Opportunities

Scottish Food and Drink Excellence Awards

Scotland's annual food and drink awards are now open for entry. These are organised by Scotland Food and Drink and members get a discounted entry fee on product award entries. Business categories are free of charge to enter.  Details of the categories can be found here. Entry deadline is 1st March.

BOOM Awards

Best Of Organic Market Awards, there are lots of product award categories for organic businesses which require an entry free, and there are a couple of 'nominate' categories which are free for members of the public to nominate. Entry deadline is 1st March.

Great Taste Awards

General entries open on Friday, Guild of Fine Food members can enter now.  These need no introduction - entry info is here.

Showcasing Scotland & Connect Local

There are a couple of Showcasing Scotland events coming up, Edinburgh in March and Aberdeen in June. Applications are now being taken - you can apply here. There are a number of Connect Local workshops running in advance of these events.  Just a heads up too that the next round of the Regional Food Fund closes for entry on 1st March. Congratulations to those who were awarded funding in round 2.