Various Awards Open for Entry

A number of awards are currently open for entry.  Product and business awards are an excellent way of generating publicity for your business and for raising awareness of your products. 

Scottish Food & Drink Excellence Awards

These prestigious annual awards have just opened for entry, full information can be found here:

There are nine product categories and ten general categories. Deadline for applications is 11th March.  There is a cost to enter these awards.

If you are planning on entering and would like some assistance with your entry form, please let me know on

Dumfries & Galloway Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2016

D&G's biannual business awards are currently open for entry with 10 categories covering a everything from Rural Enterprise to Zero Waste to Most Promising New Business.  The deadline for applications is 5th February.

Full details can be found on the Chamber website

DG Chamber and Business Gateway are also hosting a joint event on 19th January to assist businesses in writing award entries.  Booking information can be found here:

BBC Food & Farming Awards

One of the most prestigious food awards in the UK, the 2016 awards open for entry on 10th January - there is only a two week window for entry to these awards so if you're interested act straight away.

Entry information is likely to be posted here after the awards launch programme on Sunday. 

I'm happy to read over and suggest improvements to entry applications for any of these awards if desired - email me on