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Shetland’s first whisky distillery is set to open in 2024

Shetland is due to get its first ever whisky distillery in 2024 which will become Scotland's the most northerly distillery.

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Orkney business sees increase in sales after appearing on James Martin’s Saturday Morning

An Orkney family business has enjoyed a dramatic increase in sales and social media followers, after one of its products appeared on James Martin’s Saturday Morning, which showcases recipes and products to a range of celebrity guests.

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Highland baking business offering the perfect sweet treats this Valentine’s Day

An Inverness local’s postal bake box delivery service is on hand to provide Highland residents with a selection of handmade sweet treats this Valentine’s Day.

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AYT Foods brings Africa to Dunfermline

Temitope (Temi) Ajayi-Salami has brought a taste of Africa to Dunfermline city centre with her new African grocery store, AYT Foods Ltd.

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Scottish artisan chocolatiers enjoying sweet success

A Scottish artisan chocolate business has moved into the business-to-business market after the owner approached Business Gateway for support.

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Mademoiselle Macaron’s sweet success

Mademoiselle Macaron, founded by Rachel Hanretty, captures the essence of Parisian luxury in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland, with a range of luxury, hand-made macarons.

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Sustainable Scottish chocolatier enjoys sweet success with new premises

A luxury chocolate brand that started in its owner’s home kitchen has successfully expanded into new premises after receiving advice and support.

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Scottish brewery on track for £5m global turnover following support

An Edinburgh-based independent craft brewery, which began as a home-brewing project in its co-founder’s spare bedroom, is now shipping internationally after receiving support and signposting to funding from Business Gateway.

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Sweet start for Aberdeenshire confectionery business 

An Aberdeenshire sweet shop is going from strength to strength after their owners received specialist start-up and marketing advice from Business Gateway.