Search for the best gets underway

THE search for the best food and drink businesses in north east Scotland is underway.

Run by Opportunity North East and Aberdeenshire Council, the North East Food & Drink Awards is open to food and drink producers in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray and, this year, comprises 11 categories, including Best Young Business and Food & Drink Entrepreneur.
Organisers said the North East Scotland Food & Drink Awards, which replaces the Grampian Food Forum Innovation Awards, aims to celebrate the “excellence and innovation in the region’s significant food and drink sector”.
Entries close on January 30, 2017 and winners will be announced at an awards dinner on March 30.