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The Buzz is Growing for the Year of Food and Drink

Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink campaign recently released a downloadable eBook offering foodies and tourists alike a “true taste of Scotland.”

 Our new Foodie Trails eBook!
The Foodie Trails eBook from the Year of Food and Drink 2015

With travel itineraries organized around events, markets, different foods and drinks, and more, as well as non-culinary activities and sights to see in the area, the eBooks were recently profiled in The Herald Scotland and are sure to be a helpful resource for travelers, food lovers, and anyone looking to delve deeper into Scotland’s rich culinary history.

Malcolm Roughead, chief executive of VisitScotland, said: “Scotland’s famous food and drink comes from its unique landscapes, unspoiled habitats and varied weather, which is perfect for producing a wide variety of high quality fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, meat and much more.

“This year, as we take Scotland to the world, we celebrate the role that food and drink plays in shaping our economic and tourism success.

“I hope this e-book provides some food for thought, not just for visitors but also people in Scotland.

“We have a world-class natural larder right here on our doorstep, the Year of Food and Drink provides the perfect opportunity to go out and enjoy it.”

To download the eBook or learn more about the Year of Food and Drink 2015, click here.


Year of Food and Drink Scotland Releases Breathtaking New Video

2015 is the Year of Food and Drink in Scotland, and from the look of this recently released VisitScotland video, it’s sure to be a mouthwatering twelve months.

A Scottish Government initiative led in partnership by EventScotland, VisitScotland and Scotland’s Food and Drink, the Year of Food and Drink will spotlight some of Scotland’s finest cuisine and beverages, as well as the gorgeous locations where they are found.

“The Year of Food and Drink is a fantastic opportunity to show off at home and abroad the delicious local produce we have right on our doorstep and to build on the already phenomenal success of our food and drink sector,” commented Food Secretary Richard Lochhead. VisitScotland chairman Mike Cantlay said: “The Year of Food and Drink will see visitors far and wide come and sample our enticing natural larder and Scots enjoying the delicious cuisine that is right on their doorstep.

Take a look at the video and preview some of the incredible places and tastes the Year of Food and Drink Scotland will be featuring:

To learn more about the events and featured dishes of the initiative, visit the Year of Food and Drink 2015 homepage.