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Where To Fish In Scotland


Scotland’s big four salmon rivers, the Dee, Spey, Tay and Tweed attract fisherman from around the globe in search of world-class salmon fishing. The River Dee is simply the best spring salmon river in the world and it is here that many of the salmon fly fishing techniques that we now take for granted were first developed. Rising in the ... Read More »

St Andrews Weekend Trading Opportunity at Borough Market

Borough Market

Following on from the success of the Scottish Producers event at Borough Market in January, SAC Food and Drink are planning another similar event focussed around St Andrews Day at the end of November this year. Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 Source: SAC Consulting This is a chance for Scottish micro and SME food and drink businesses to showcase and ... Read More »

Expansion Planned For Argyll-Based International Research Facility


The Marine Environmental Research Laboratory (MERL), part of the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture, is based at Machrihanish in Argyll. It provides contract research services and facilities to industry and academics working within the aquaculture sector, including a number of multinational corporations. The Laboratory’s main focus is around new product development in veterinary medicine, vaccines and functional feeds for ... Read More »

Seaweed Symposium Goes For Growth With Crowd Funding Campaign


An Indiegogo campaign has been launched by The Seaweed Health Foundation which will fund a national celebration of our sea’s most valuable vegetable – seaweed. The Foundation is seeking £15,000 to host the Seaweed Symposium for Food & Health, which will bring together marine biologists, chefs and herbalists for a free weekend of public talks, tastings and activities. The first ... Read More »

Edinburgh has the worlds best restaurant and bar

Edinburgh Best Restaurant

The Bon Vivant (Thistle Street) has been honoured at the Tales of the Cocktail 2014 Spirited Awards. The first ever Scottish winner at the hotly-contested international awards ceremony, the Edinburgh bar restaurant competed against Delicatessen (Moscow), Spitalfields Bar at Hawksmoor and Blind Pig at Social Eating House (both London). Founder and Director of The Bon Vivant, Stuart McCluskey picked up ... Read More »