Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight is all about celebrating all the goodness of Scotland's amazing larder.
Did you know that food and drink is the largest industry sector in Scotland with 340.000 employees and a £14.4 billion turnover!
Salmon & Seafood
Salmon and seafood is our second largest export (second only to whisky), sold to over 100 countries around the glode. Scotland is one of the largest seafood producers in Europe with more than 2000 boats and 5000 fishermen. Scotland is the largest producer of farmed salmon in the world.
Scotch beef, lamb and specially selected pork are renouned for being quality products with outstanding flavour. In 2009 and 2011 Scotch Beef and Scotch Lamb were selected for the prestigious Bocuse d'Or, involving chefs from around the world.
Scottish dairy launched the Scottish Dairy Brand at Anuga in 2015 with 11 participating processors and 40 products split into 3 tiers; Heritage, Artisan and Organic. Scottish cheeses are renouned for their amazing flavours and sold worldwide.
Scotch whisky is the world's most popular spirit and sold in over 200 markets worldwide.
MAKE ONE CHANGE
This year's Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight has the theme of 'change one thing' and by that we mean just changing one thing in a meal to use something Scottish. To that end the fortnight has been broken down into themes for every day.
Sat 2nd Picnics
Sun 3rd Afternoon Tea
Mon 4th Office Meeting
Tues 5th Packed Lunch
Wed 6th TV Dinner
Thur 7th Sports Snack
Fri 8th Children's Party
Sat 9th Drinks Party
Sat 10th Weekend Lunch
Mon 11th Coffee Break
Tuers 12th Breakfast
Wed 13th Family Meal
Thurs 14 Street Food
Fri 15th BBQ
Sat 16th Fine Dining
Sun 17th Brunch
We will be posting on Facebook and Twitter every day reminding you of these special days and giving you a link to our pinterest boards that are the perfect inspiration for your Change One Thing.
Come on, let's all get involved with Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight. Check out their web site.