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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...
(L to R): The Silver Darling team celebrating the award win with host Sean Lock and Clara Shand of category sponsor, Tennents

North-east restaurant triumphs at hospitality industry awards

An Aberdeen restaurant is celebrating success after receiving a top industry honour. The Silver Darling, which is based in Fittie overlooking the city’s harbour and beach...
The NESFDA winners from 2018

Awards to celebrate excellence across region’s food and drink businesses

The achievements of the entrepreneurial food and drink community, spanning large and small companies, are set to be celebrated with the launch of the...
Peter Walker joins Maryculter House as managing director.

Former Meldrum House GM Peter Walker takes up Maryculter House MD Role

Maryculter House has appointed Peter Walker, former GM of Meldrum House Country Hotel and Golf Club, as its managing director. Peter was GM at Meldrum House...
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Water of Life Flows at New Aberdeen Whisky Lounge

Aberdeen has been introduced to a ‘neat’ new whisky experience thanks to Chop Grill & Bar on St Andrew Street. The city’s first premium whisky...
Gregor Mackintosh

ESS Offshore purchases over £600,000 of supplies from local partners to date

Catering contractor, ESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS) Offshore, has purchased more than £600,000 of produce from its local partners since collaborating two years ago,...
James Watt and Martin Dickie

BrewDog unveils ambitious 12 month ‘Blueprint’

BrewDog has unveiled ‘The BrewDog Blueprint’; an ambitious business manifesto packed with more than 30 initiatives that will see it evolve its beers and...

Aberdeenshire brothers take True OriGINs Gin Festival to London's Tobacco Dock

Aberdeenshire brothers Mungo and Guy Finlayson are to take their popular True OriGINs Scottish craft gin festival over the border for the first time.  They have chosen the...

BrewDog surpasses £23m crowdfunding target

BrewDog has exceeded its Equity for Punks crowdfunding target by £13 million, as its latest drive draws to a close. Having raised over £23 million...
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New departure lounge dining experience opens at Aberdeen International Airport

Aberdeen International Airport’s newest food outlet, The Distilling House, has opened its doors to passengers as part of the airport’s multi-million expansion project. Located...
Mackies Traditional & Vanilla

Sweetest summer on record for Mackie’s of Scotland

Mackie’s of Scotland has reported a total of 3,647,534 litres of ice cream sold over the summer quarter – enough to fill almost one...
From left - Jamie Scott and Neil Glover

New coffee shop and roaster opens in Aberdeen

A new coffee shop and roaster has opened its doors in Aberdeen. Figment, located on Countesswells Road in the city’s West End, is the brainchild...
From left - Michelle Rolfe and Lesley Garden

‘Lost in Food' makes final of national blogging awards

Inverurie based food blogging duo, Lesley Garden and Michelle Rolfe have been announced as a finalist in the prestigious 2018 Brilliance in Blogging Awards...

Fierce Brewery makes beer for Lidl's Isle of Ale Festival

Lidl has teamed up with Aberdeen's Fierce Brewery to create a bespoke beer, to be sold exclusively in can format to Lidl customers during...

Fuelling the economy: career change pays off for Festival foodies

From jams to jalapenos, cheese to chocolate, cottage industries and kitchen table firms are big business. According to a new report by entrepreneur organisation,...
Brewdog's Ellon brewery

BrewDog revenue up 55% to £78 million to make it the 13th biggest beer...

Ellon-based brewer, BrewDog, has shown substantial growth across all areas of its domestic and international business. Total revenue is at £78 million, up by 55%...

BrewDog opens the doors to the world’s first beer hotel

BrewDog has opened its craft beer hotel, the DogHouse, on the site of its US brewery in Columbus, Ohio. The DogHouse is the world’s first...
Tim Butler and Phil Mackey of St Andrews Brewing Co. outside Dundee’s Caird Hall

St Andrews Brewing Co. Raises Over £600k in Crowdfunding Campaign

Fife brewery St Andrews Brewing Co. exceeded its crowdfunding target of £400k yesterday raising a total of £646,100. Releasing 7.93% equity to 754 investors, the company...

Event – North East Alcohol Think-in (NEAT)

The hospitality industry across the North East is experiencing significant challenges from legislative changes to cost pressures and efficiency drives. To address these challenges,...

Aberdeen/shire business growth programme catalyses growth in ambitious food and drink producers

Food and drink producers from across North East Scotland have secured contracts with national distributors, scaled up production, diversified product ranges, and accelerated their...

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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...
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