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Scottish kombucha business brews up success

A North East brewing business specialising in hop-infused kombucha, the sparkling tea-based soft drink, increases sales targets threefold with support from Business Gateway.

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Wholesale market recipe for success for Scottish clootie pudding business

A traditional Scottish baker that uses a secret recipe handed down through generations to create the perfect clootie dumpling has grown her business to adapt and target the wholesale market.

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Independent food business is a batch of success

An independent Hebridean food outlet has successfully launched on the Isle of Harris, following support from Business Gateway.

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Successful start for independent charcuterie

A new charcuterie business has successfully launched following vital support from Business Gateway, including specialist advice about funding, which helped the business access grants worth over £3,000.

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Rum distillery’s spirits lifted

Business Gateway has helped a rum distillery keep up with demand, through vital funding for essential equipment which enabled a move to in-house production and increased output.

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Boozy sauces business keep spirits high 

A Hebridean alcohol-based sauces business has successfully expanded its range after the owner received specialist support and signposting to funding from Business Gateway. 

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Wholesale market recipe for success for Scottish clootie pudding business

A traditional Scottish bakery that uses a secret recipe handed down through generations to create the perfect clootie dumpling has grown her business to adapt and target the wholesale market.

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Rum distillery in good spirits

A business that specialises in manufacturing small batches of spiced rums has successfully launched with help from Business Gateway.

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Pivot towards wholesale market is recipe for success for Scottish clootie pudding business

Based in Abernethy, Clootie McToot is a traditional Scottish bakery that uses a secret recipe handed down through generations to create the perfect clootie dumpling.