Co-founders Eliott Kessas (L) and Ross Mackay (R) with ambassadors Kim Kardashi-hen – Khloe Kardashi-hen – Kourtney Kardashi-hen

Meat alternative start-up secures debut distribution deal

DARING Foods, an innovative Scottish start-up selling meat alternatives, has secured its debut distribution deal. The vegan food brand has unveiled...
Nigel Kennedy

Growth and expansion triggers rebrand as Appetite Events turns 15

Edinburgh catering companies, Appetite Events, is celebrating an 80% annual growth in turnover to £1.5m for 2017/18 in its fifteenth year in...
The Graham family

Graham’s the Family Dairy reports turnover up 4% to £104.1m

Graham’s the Family Dairy has reported full year results to March 2018 with turnover up £4.1m to £104.1m representing a 4% rise (2017 - £100.5m).  Maintaining the...
Graeme Tobias (L), owner of Pizza Cake, and Grant Bett (R), Relationship Director at HSBC UK, toast the new Drive Thru Tim Hortons in Stenhousemuir

Tim Hortons opens three new locations with bank help

The first Tim Hortons franchise company in the UK, Pizza Cake, is set to open three new Drive Thru Tim Hortons restaurants in Scotland...
L-R, Michael Murray, partner, and Robert Winters, director.

Tax relief boosting Scottish distillery boom

Johnston Carmichael’s Capital Allowances team has advised on £100m of new distillery developments across Scotland, as investment into the industry shows no sign of...

£914,000 innovation project to enhance aquaculture industry

Scotland’s aquaculture sector could expand beyond inshore waters in the next few years, in a move that could boost the sector’s economic value by...

Can Scottish brewing to be a £1billion industry?

Scotland’s national agency for the food and drink industry has made a rallying call for consumers to buy Scottish beer this Christmas as an...
From left - Shane Corstorphine and Alan Mahon

Brewgooder strengthens board with two new appointments following 212% growth

Social enterprise brewery, Brewgooder, has appointed two new board members, including the current Senior VP of Growth at Skyscanner. Shane Corstorphine of Skyscanner and Patrick...
Dougal Gunn Sharp

Innis & Gunn plans new Edinburgh large scale lager brewery

Scottish craft brewer, Innis & Gunn, has announced plans to build a large scale brewery in Edinburgh to meet exploding domestic and international demand...

Scotland’s Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year named as Jamie Douglas-Hamilton

Jamie Douglas-Hamilton, the founder of alkaline water brand Actiph Water, has been named Scotland and Northern Ireland’s Start-Up Entrepreneur of the Year at the...

State of the art new £48m freshwater salmon hatchery to create high-value jobs from...

Salmon farming company Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) is to open a new £48 million Freshwater Hatchery at Barcaldine near Oban, with the aim of...
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six°north launch crowdfunding campaign to open Dundee bar

Multi award winning craft brewery six°north has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £40,000 to enable them to open a new bar on Union Street in...
Simon and Helen Pattinson

Inverleith takes majority stake in Montezuma's chocolate

Scottish Private Equity vehicle Inverleith, which specialises in consumer brand investment, has taken a majority stake in British chocolate brand Montezuma's. Montezuma's is a chocolate manufacturer and retailer...
L-R: Victor West, Eileen Tocher, Louise Morris, Stephen Greeves

Quality seafood producer set for global expansion

One of the largest processors of premium Scottish salmon is set for continued expansion into international markets, with help from a £3.2 million funding...

Scotch whisky exports increase to £1.97 billion in first half of 2018

Scotch Whisky exports increased in the first half of 2018 to £1.97 billion, a 10.8% rise in the value of exports against the same period last year. The analysis of official HMRC...
James Watt and Martin Dickie

BrewDog closes investment round with over £26.2million invested by more than 50,000 beer fans

BrewDog has closed the world’s most successful equity crowdfunding raise, Equity for Punks V, having secured £26.2million worth on investment over the past 12...

Tomatin named as fastest growing top 10 single malt whisky in US

Highland whisky distillery Tomatin, has been named the fastest growing top ten single malt whisky in the US. Recent figures released by Impact Databank...

Dunnet Bay Distillers: An Innovation Story

Dunnet Bay Distillers is the story of a couple who long dreamed of starting their own business and combined their passions with a desire...
Fergus Ewing

Salmon production value passes £1 billion mark

New statistics show that the value of Atlantic Salmon in Scotland in 2017 surpassed the £1 billion mark for the first time – an...
CGI of Ardgowan Distillery

Ardgowan Distillery unveils ambitious plans for £12 million Inverclyde distillery

Ardgowan Distillery has revealed ambitious designs for their new £12 million distillery which is being built on the Ardgowan Estate near Inverkip, 30 miles...

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Why remote working is the future of successful businesses

As the years progress more employees are choosing remote working styles for the perfect work-life balance. With the right to request flexible...
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Everything You Need To Know About Jacob Gottlieb's New Venture: Altium Capital Management

The New York-based investment firm, Altium Capital Management, LP has recently announced impressive numbers as part of their growth report, number which are reflecting...

How business can implement an effective hazardous waste management plan

As a business, if your organisation is dealing with hazardous waste than it’s important that you have an effective waste management solution put in...

Are ageing workforces beneficial or a challenge for UK businesses?

The UK population isn’t just getting larger, but it’s ageing too according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS has discovered that...