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Isle of Arran Brewery

Isle of Harris Distillers

The first legal distillery in the Western Isles is due to commence production in 2014 at Tarbert on the Isle of Harris. 20 Jobs will be created, and marketing will include close co-operation with the Harris Tweed industry

Isle of Harris Gin (Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd)

A new concept in gin, flavoured as usual with botanicals but unusually including the seaweed Sugar kelp. This is a seaweed that grows at deeper levels and must be hand-dived. Should appeal to the nautical gin drinker.

Keltic Seafare

Established in Dingwall in1992, and specialising in hand dived scallops, creel caught lobsters, langoustines and white crab meat from the crystal clear “Class A” waters off the north west Scottish coast. Suppliers to top class restaurants in Scotland, London and European capitals including Paris. Their fresh products are served in several  Michelin starred restaurants.

Kilchoman Distillery, Islay

Established in 2005, Kilchoman was the first new distillery to open on Islay for 125 years.

Lagavulin Distillery, Islay

Founded in 1816.

Lewis Black


MacDonalds of Glasgow

In 1932 William MacDonald started production of the Penguin biscuit.

Macfarlane Lang

Founded in Glasgow in 1817 by James Lang. His nephew John Macfarlane  joined the business and took over when James died. in 1922 it merged with McVitie & Price to form United Biscuits.

McQueen Gin

Four distinctly different gins produced at The Barn, Upper Drumbane, Callander.

McVitie and Price

Established in Edinburgh in 1830. In 1922 it merged with Macfarlane Lang to become united biscuits.

New Skye Distillery to Commence Production 2015

Gaelic Whiskies (Praban na Linne) was set up on Skye by Sir Iain Noble in 1976. Their brands , the malt Poit Dhu, and the blends Te Bheag and MacNamara have been produced since then for them by other distilleries. Sir Iain died in 2010, but his dream of producing his brands on Skye became closer in February 2014 when planning was granted for a new distillery, Torabhaig, on the Sleat Peninsula.

Ogilvy Spirits. (SeaWolf white rum)

Angus based. The name SeaWolf comes from the native American for Orca (killer whales)

Old Raj Gin

William Cadenhead Ltd, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Orkney Kirkjuvagr Gin

Planning has been granted for an Orkney craft distillery which will open in spring 2017 to produce the gin.

Orkney Scottish Island Cheddar

This cheese, first produced in 1946 was granted Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) in November 2013.

Pickering’s Gin

Summerhall Distillery, Edinburgh.

Pigs Nose

The Spencerfield Spirit Co, Inverkeithing, Scotland.

Pincer Vodka

Porter’s Gin

Langstane Liquor Co, Aberdeen.

Raspberry Vodka

Rock Rose Gin

Dunnet Bay Distillers Ltd, Caithness.


Founded in 1885 by MacFarlane and Townsend, on the shore of Scapa Flow, near the town of Kirkwall, Orkney. It produces The Scapa, a single malt whisky.

Scotch Whisky and Scotland’s Economy

In the year 2012, the industry supported 36,000 jobs and generated exports valued in excess of £4 Billion. It shows greater productivity than the City of London says a report by independent research consultants 4-consulting. The report claims that productivity has increased to £275,000 per employee, which is 57 per cent more value per head than workers in London’s financial Square Mile.

Scottish Bakers

Scottish Bakers is the trading name of the Scottish Association of Master Bakers (SAMB). Established in 1891, it supplies a range of support services for bakers of all sizes.

Scottish Achievement, Influence & Heritage is a work in progress