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Start-up brings home the bacon

Piggery Smokery more than quadrupled its bacon production within its first 16 months in response to customer demand.

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Baking business rises to challenge

Marketing support and social media advice helped the owner of Alison Brown Creations to grow her cake shop business.

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Orders ramp up for vegan foods

Connecting with a mentor has helped the founders of Sgaia Foods to manage their business more effectively as it grows rapidly.

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Street food spices up canalside

Tapping into local knowledge and strategic advice helped Our House of Spice to get its Bhaji Bike venture up and running.

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Roy's new venture brews up a storm

Roy Herd launched The Blunt Chisel Brewery earlier this year, producing small batches of craft beer in an old wood working studio in Blairadam. Here, Roy shares with us the story behind their business.

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Isle of Harris shellfish business nets restaurant deals

A new business, dedicated to providing live shellfish to restaurants, has secured its first raft of customers in Inverness and the outlying area.

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Business is pick of the crop

Magnus Swanson talks to Business Gateway about his business Swanson’s Food Wholesalers.

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Pie business aims to take a bigger bite out of the market

An artisan pie maker has doubled the size of its headquarters and invested in new machinery to help keep up with growing demand for its gourmet products.

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Milk bottle first for bio-tech firm that uses langoustine shells to make 'plastic'

A chance conversation in a shop could lead to a Lanarkshire biotech company producing the world’s first compostable single-use milk bottle using a natural biopolymer made from langoustine shells.