BBC Good Food Show set to experience a taste of Orkney

This weekend’s star-studded BBC Good Food Show in Glasgow is set to experience a taste of Orkney, with local gin, cheese and bakery goods all on the menu. Three islands food and drink businesses will showcase products at the event,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Plans for major Orkney food festival unveiled

Plans for a major Orkney food festival, aimed at celebrating and rewarding the very best of local produce, have been unveiled. The festival – expected to be launched around the end of March - will run over several months, with…