Category Winners 2009

The 2009 Excellence Awards saw a huge range of extremely impressive products and companies walk away with awards.

Retail Categories

Sponsored by The Grocer

Soup, Preserve, Accompaniments

Summer Harvest, Madderty, Crieff
Extra Virgin Cold-pressed Rapeseed Oil

Fish & Seafood

Salar Smokehouse, South Uist
Flaky Smoked Salmon

Bakery & Cereal-based

Border Biscuits, South Fauld Road, Lanark
Deliciously Different Range Of Biscuits

Meat (Red, White & Game)

Simon Howie Butchers, Muckhart Road, Dunning
Scottish Dry Cure Bacon

Drink (Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic)

Berry Good, Tiree Cottage, Watten, Caithness
Berry Good Vodka Infused With Scottish Berries

Fruit or Vegetable

Angus Soft Fruits, East Seaton, Arbroath
Good Natured Fruit - Strawberries, Raspberries & Blueberries

Dairy, Confectionery & Snacking

Graham's The Family Dairy, Airthrey Kerse Farm, Bridge of Allan
Graham's Gold Jersey Dairy Product


Sponsored by Sodexo

Iain Burnett - The Highland Chocolatier, Legends of Grandtully, Grandtully, Perthshire
The Velvet Truffle - Gourmet Chocolate Truffle

Product Innovation

Sponsored by Scotland Food & Drink

Carmichael Estate Farm Meats, Westmains, Carmichael, near Biggar
Venison Rashers

Healthy Choices/Healthy Eating

Sponsored by Food & Health Alliance

Summer Harvest Extra Virgin Cold-pressed Rapeseed Oil

International Business of the Year

Sponsored by Scottish Development International

Gourmet's Choice, Shore Street, Portsoy
Exporter of salmon products to the international food service market

Marketing Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland

Graham's The Family Dairy for Graham's Gold Jersey dairy products

Success Through Working in Partnerships

Sponsored by the Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society

Argyll Food Producers - "Food From Argyll", Campbeltown
Mix of products from primary and secondary producers

Environmental Sustainability

Sponsored by Envirowise

Macsween of Edinburgh, Dryden Road, Bilston Glen, Loanhead, Edinburgh
Maker of award-winning haggis

Food Tourism

Sponsored by VisitScotland

Cocoa Mountain, Balnakeil, Durness, Lairg
Europe's most northerly chocolate maker

Product of the Year

Sponsored by Scottish Enterprise

Salar Smokehouse's Flaky Smoked Salmon

Business of the Year

Sponsored by Scottish Enterprise

Macsween of Edinburgh


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