Introduction & Background

The Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards will be held for the twelfth time in 2015. The Awards complement the work of the Highlands and Islands Food & Drink Forum by encouraging food and drink businesses to be innovative, forward thinking and collaborative and by celebrating excellence and achievement.

The food and drink industry in the Highlands and Islands generates in excess of £1 billion per annum and supports around 30,000 full time jobs across the region. There is a wide range of diverse products and an equally diverse profile of businesses, from world-renowned businesses to small innovative producers.

The Awards showcase and celebrate excellence and achievement in the food and drink industry in the Highlands and Islands.

This year we have twelve varied award categories as well as special awards for Excellence and the Ambassador of the Year.

2016 Key Dates
Entries Open4 Mar '16
Entries Close6 May '16
Judging14 Jun '16
Shortlist Announced29 Jun '16
Awards Dinner21 Oct '16
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