The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2018 came to an exciting conclusion today as James Pirie & Son of Newtyle were announced as the 19th winner of the competition making them THE WORLD SCOTCH PIE CHAMPION OF 2018.
Scottish Bakers Association along with our training arm National Food and Drink Training are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chief Executive Officer Mr. Alasdair Smith who will be starting with us on Monday 8th January 2018.
Alasdair comes with experience in skills and education, lifelong learning and the media sector. He was Scotland Director of Creative Skillset (the sector skills council). Before then, he spent 9 years with SQA & SCOTVEC and brings a wealth of experience in bringing industry together in partnership with further and higher education institutions in Scotland as well as having established links with SQA, SDS, the Scottish Funding Council and Scottish Government. Alasdair also has achieved his Masters in Business Administration at Strathclyde Graduate Business School along with...
Today WRAP published new labelling guidance, to give shoppers more consistent storage and date label advice.
All ‘pies’ were in Dunfermline yesterday as Scottish butchers and bakers delivered their premier pies into the hands of the judges of the 19th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards for a long day of product perusal
On the 26th October 2017, the Minister for Public Health and Sport, Aileen Campbell, MSP launched a consultation on their Diet and Obesity Strategy.
Innovation and success within the North East's vibrant food and drink sector are set to be celebrated with the launch of the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards 2018. The awards are free to enter and are open to all food and drink producers based in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray.
It is with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of Past President Jean Leask, who was President of the SAMB from 2000-2001
On 7th September, Food Standards Scotland published the updated list of products withdrawn from the market because of the amount of egg they contain from farms implicated in the Fipronil investigation. 26 additional products have been added to the list of products withdrawn (published 31 August 2017), but Food Standards Scotland understands these products have not been distributed to Scotland.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is Scotland’s national food industry regulator and works across the food chain with food businesses and industry to ensure that food is safe to eat and meets regulatory standards.
On 4 September they published their Regulatory Strategy setting out the organisation’s central role in supporting and regulating the food sector in Scotland.