0 comments on “Winners of Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014 announced”

Winners of Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014 announced

Orkney’s finest food and drink businesses were recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony held in Kirkwall tonight (Saturday, 4 October). Twenty-eight local food and drink firms were shortlisted for 12 different awards, covering everything from the best breakfast, lunch and…

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Shortlist for Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014 revealed

The shortlist for this year’s Orkney Food and Drink Awards has been revealed, with the winners set to be announced at a gala event in Kirkwall next month. Twenty-eight local food and drink business are in the running for 12…

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Dark Island Reserve top of Great Taste class with three gold stars

The Orkney Brewery’s speciality Dark Island Reserve ale has picked up three gold stars – the highest award possible – at this year’s Great Taste Awards. Regarded as the industry Oscars, The Guild of Fine Food’s annual Great Taste Awards…

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Still time to vote in Orkney Food and Drink awards 2014

OVER 1,500 entries have been received for the Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014, with event organisers urging anyone still to vote to get nominations in before the 31 August deadline. The awards - organised by Orkney Food and Drink…

0 comments on “New Orkney food and drink website launched”

New Orkney food and drink website launched

A new website showcasing the very best of Orkney food and drink has been launched today (Tuesday, 10 June). The site - http://www.orkneyfoodanddrink.com - aims to promote local food and drink firms, while highlighting news, events, awards and other activities…

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Highland Park lovers can have their cake and eat it

Lovers of Highland Park Scotch whisky can now have their cake and eat it, thanks to a new collaboration between the world famous distillery and a leading Orkney bakery firm. Working closely with Highland Park, the Stromness based Argo’s Bakery…

0 comments on “Orkney firms keen to get on board with Serco NorthLink Ferries”

Orkney firms keen to get on board with Serco NorthLink Ferries

Thirteen Orkney food, drink and crafts businesses will take part in a special meet the buyer event this week in a bid to have their products sold on Serco NorthLink Ferries’ services to the northern isles. The firms will meet…

0 comments on “Voting underway in Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014”

Voting underway in Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014

Voting in this year’s Orkney Food and Drink Awards is now underway, with fans of great local produce being urged to nominate their favourite business. The awards form part of a re-energised and expanded Orkney Food Festival, which will run…

0 comments on “Sainsbury’s award for Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island ale”

Sainsbury’s award for Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island ale

Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island ale has won a top award from major supermarket chain Sainsbury’s.  The 4.6 per cent ale was given a Best Product Launch prize at Sainsbury’s Scotland and Ireland Regional Supplier Conference 2014, held in Glasgow’s Hampden…

0 comments on “Orkney showcased at major speciality food and trade event”

Orkney showcased at major speciality food and trade event

Over a dozen Orkney businesses are set to showcase their products at a major combined speciality food and trade fair event, which gets underway in Glasgow this weekend. Scotland’s Speciality Food Show 2014 brings together 130 exhibitors offering the very…

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Global collaboration vital for growth of marine energy

INCREASED connectivity and collaboration between the world’s wave and tidal power test sites is vital to ensure resources are used strategically and to help boost the development of international markets. That was the key message from delegates attending a major…

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International marine energy experts head for Orkney

FINAL preparations are underway for a major international ocean energy conference, set to take place in Orkney next week. The two-day Global Ocean Energy symposium - part of a programme of events aimed at celebrating the tenth anniversary of the…

0 comments on “&Local – Strutt & Parker”

&Local – Strutt & Parker

The team at Sunday has created this fantastic looking suite of local property and lifestyle highlights publications for Strutt & Parker's offices around the UK. I provided content for nine of these brochures, as listed below. http://www.struttandparker.com/media/628430/-edinburgh-reduced.pdf http://www.struttandparker.com/media/628424/-banbury-reduced.pdf http://www.struttandparker.com/media/628446/-harrogate-reduced.pdf http://www.struttandparker.com/media/628449/-highlands-reduced.pdf http://www.struttandparker.com/media/632489/-northumberland-reduced.pdf…

0 comments on “Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island Reserve scoops up top national award”

Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island Reserve scoops up top national award

Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island Reserve ale has scooped up a prestigious national food and drink honour. The world famous 10 per cent speciality brew came out top in the Drinks – Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic category of the Scotland Food and…

0 comments on “Orkney Brewery in running for national food and drink award”

Orkney Brewery in running for national food and drink award

Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island Reserve is in the running for a prestigious national food and drink honour. The world famous 10 per cent speciality ale has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Drinks – Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic category of…

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Orkney tapestry gallery weaves new chapter with expansion

A family run tapestry studio and gallery in Orkney is set to reopen next week after a major expansion. The Hoxa Tapestry Gallery in South Ronaldsay showcases the work of renowned Orcadian tapestry artist Leila Thomson. A graduate of Edinburgh…

0 comments on “Host of awards for Orkney Brewery at national beer event”

Host of awards for Orkney Brewery at national beer event

The Orkney Brewery has scooped a host of awards, including a prestigious business development accolade, at a major national beer competition. The brewery’s 5.0 per cent Wayfarer IPA took Bronze in the Champion Strong Bitters category of the recent Society…

0 comments on “Schoolhouse origins of Orkney Brewery celebrated with new beer”

Schoolhouse origins of Orkney Brewery celebrated with new beer

The educational origins of the Orkney Brewery have been commemorated with a special new beer, christened 1878. The 5.5 per cent brew, made with malted rye and USA hops, takes its name from the date the Quoyloo School – now…