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The Cabrach Distillery prepares for launch in heartland of malt whisky

Published 23 hours ago

A new Speyside single malt Scotch whisky distillery, which will breathe new life into a remote area of north-east Scotland, is preparing to open its doors this summer, having reached a major milestone with the arrival of its new stills.

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Shetland’s first whisky distillery set to open this year

Published 1 day ago

After more than a decade in the making, Shetland is gearing up to welcome its inaugural whisky distillery, Lerwick Distillery, slated for opening later this year.

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The Borders Distillery Company secures £35m funding package with Ferovinum

Published 1 day ago

Ferovinum and The Borders Distillery Company Limited have agreed a £35 million funding package to support the distillery for the next three years.

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Green light for new distillery in Machrihanish

Published 2 days ago

R&B Distillers has secured planning permission from Argyll and Bute Council to establish the Machrihanish Distillery in Campbeltown.

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MacNeil Shellfish invests £5 million in new European distribution hub

Published 5 days ago

Scottish sustainable seafood specialists MacNeil Shellfish has opened a cutting-edge distribution hub in Spain’s northern city of Bilbao.

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Scottish brewery launches ‘Bitcoin Beer’ ahead of halving event

Published 5 days ago

BRULO, an independent Scottish brewery crafting alcohol-free beers, has launched a ‘Bitcoin Beer’ to mark its adoption of a bitcoin strategy, as it adds Bitcoin to its balance sheet ahead of this week’s Bitcoin halving event.

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GlenWyvis Distillery offers shares for community-owned spirits

Published 6 days ago

GlenWyvis distillery, the only community-owned distillery in Scotland, has announced another opportunity to buy shares in the venture.

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CMS event focuses on class action threat to food & drink sector

Published 6 days ago

CMS is hosting a free-to-attend event highlighting the growing risk of class action lawsuits facing Scotland’s food and drink (F&D) industry.

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Coffeehouse to open in Haymarket thanks to HSBC funding

Published 6 days ago

A flagship Black Sheep Coffee franchise will open at Haymarket Square thanks to a six-figure funding package from HSBC UK.

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Whisky retail prices soar 50-75% above auction prices in 2023

Published 2 weeks ago

New whisky data analysis has revealed that in 2023 whisky prices at retail were 50-75% higher than at auction, making it far more economical to purchase whisky at auction than at a whisky shop.

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Walker’s Shortbread creates edible landmark for New York’s Tartan Week

Published 2 weeks ago

Walker’s Shortbread is set to captivate New Yorkers on Saturday, 6 April 2024, at the annual Tartan Week celebrations in New York City, with a miniature shortbread replica of the iconic Empire State Building.

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Orkney family business sees increase in sales after TV appearance

Published 2 weeks ago

An Orkney family business has enjoyed a dramatic increase in sales and social media followers after one of its products appeared on James Martin’s Saturday Morning, which showcases recipes and products to a range of celebrity guests.

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AG Barr toasts 15.5% pretax profit rise to £51.3 million

Published 4 weeks ago

Soft drinks producer AG Barr has unveiled its financial results for the year ended 28 January 2024, revealing a pretax profit of £51.3 million, up 15.5% from £44.4m.

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Former headteacher creates award-winning Scottish craft gin business with support from Business Gateway

Published 4 weeks ago

A former headteacher whose son registered her business on Companies House without her knowledge is now the creator of an award-winning Scottish craft gin.

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Edison Capital snaps up Burrito Picante

Published 1 month ago

Ayrshire-headquartered Edison Capital, a rapidly expanding conglomerate with interests in property, construction, hospitality and leisure, has acquired quick service restaurant (QSR) concept business, Burrito Picante, in an all-cash deal.

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