Thousands of visitors are enjoying the chance to sample and buy some the best Food and drink from Fife at this year's Royal Highland Show. Eight businesses are representing the region on a specially designed group stand, through assistance from Fife Council’s Economic Development team and Food From Fife.
Now in its 178th year, The Royal Highland Show attracts around 200,000 visitors to its Ingliston showground where a four-day showcase of the very best of farming food and rural life takes place. Supported by Royal Bank of Scotland, the 179th Royal Highland Show will take place at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, on 20th - 23rd June 2019.
• St Andrews Brewing Company - this brewery started brewing its range of popular beers in St Andrews in 2012.
• Kingsbarns Distillery - this East Neuk distillery will be showcasing Wemyss malts, Darnley’s gin and the new whiskies produced at Kingsbarns.
• Heavenly Goodies - a Dunfermline confectioner producing decadent hand made chocolates and sweets
• Lindores Abbey Distillery - the latest addition to Fife’s growing whisky scene, this distillery will be showcasing its Aqua Vitae spirit.
• Lundin Distilling - Lundin Distilling - this micro distillery produces a gin made with local foraged gorse flowers and their newly released Ripple Gin, which is infused with Scottish strawberries and raspberries.
• Rumburra Scotland Ltd - a Caribbean rum with a Scottish twist
• Never 25 - a Tayport distillery that produces spirits and liqueurs with local, hand collected Scottish grains and fruits.
• Pilgrim’s Gin - a small batch handcrafted gin, made using Scottish spring water and carefully selected botanicals.
Will Docker, Chair of Food from Fife said:
“This is the first time Fife has been represented at this high profile event in this way. I’m delighted to see food and drink businesses from across the region come together, helping to get the message about the innovation and growth in the region’s sector.”
Iain Brown of Lundin Distilling said:
“Exhibiting at high profile shows like the Royal Highland Show is a significant investment for businesses like Lundin Distilling and this grant really helps us to get the word out there, put our products in front of a new audience, make new connections and grow our business.”
Food from Fife is a not for profit company that was established in 2010 to help the diverse local food and tourism businesses work better together to grow the overall industry in Fife.