Shortlisted for the North East Scotland Food & Drink awards

We are delighted to announce that the City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School has been shortlisted for the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards - under the category of Best Food & Drink Tourism Experience.

The award finalists include 

  • Amity Fish Company Ltd
  • ARSJ Holding Ltd, Associated Seafoods Ltd
  • Burnobennie Distillery
  • Caber Coffee
  • Cambus O'May Cheese Company,
  • Castleton Farm,
  • City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School
  • Donald Russell
  • Dean's
  • Ellon Spirits
  • Entier Limited
  • Foghouse Spirits
  • Forest Farm Dairy Ltd
  • Leaves and Snails
  • Mackie's of Scotland
  • Mackintosh of Glendaveny Limited
  • Middleton of Rora Dairy Produce Ltd
  • Outlaw Rum Company Ltd
  • Raven Spirits Limited
  • Raw Culture Ltd
  • Six°North
  • Summerhouse Drinks Ltd
  • Sutherlands of Portsoy
  • The wee Scottish Cider Company
  • Thistle Seafoods Limited,
  • The Two Raccoons

Good luck to all finalists!

The awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 9 June at The Chester Hotel, Aberdeen.

Download the press release

Download the list of finalists

The achievements of north east Scotland’s pioneering food and drink producers are set to be recognised as the industry navigates unprecedented changes in consumer behaviour and markets and invests in its future sustainable growth.

Almost 30 businesses have been shortlisted for the 2022 North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation across the breadth of the industry from ambitious new starts to global brands.

The Awards are back after two years dominated by the global pandemic and new international trading arrangements. The sector has successfully responded to multiple challenges and demonstrated agility and leadership. Bringing new products to market to meet rapidly-evolving consumer tastes and significant shifts in domestic and international markets. Businesses have connected with their customers in new ways, embraced e-commerce opportunities and are leading the industry with their commitment to low-carbon
production with investment to deliver net zero targets through resource efficiency, digital transformation and advanced manufacturing.