Food & Drink

Food and drink stories, not reviews.

If you asked anyone in Scotland to tell you what the national soft drink is, the chances are they'd say Irn-bru. The sweet, sticky, orange fizz, made by A.G. Barr of Glasgow for more than a century, has for years held off stiff competition in the lucrative soft drinks market from multi-national rivals Pepsi and Coca Cola.

Macsween of Edinburgh, renowned for its vegetarian haggis, has won two awards in the 2009 Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards.

First Minister Alex Salmond today (1 May 2009) opened the £3m newly refurbished Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh, as he welcomed home the Worl

Environment Minister Roseanna Cunningham has re-affirmed the Scottish Government's stand against Genetically Modified food in an address to the fifth international conference on GM-free regions in Europe.

As of 2009, the U.N. has declared 8 June as officially World Oceans Day across the globe each year. This year's theme is "one ocean, one climate, one future."

This is the recipe for the alcoholic oatmeal drink known as Athole Brose, used by The King's Own Scottish Borderers (The City of Edinburgh Regiment). The Regiment, the twenty fifth of foot, was founded in 1689 and raised by beat of drum in the space of two hours for the defence of Edinburgh.

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Food businesses across Edinburgh are being urged to be on their guard following a report of an attempted sale of potentially illegal shellfish.


Restaurants Against Hunger month 2008

The City of Edinburgh has more pubs and more liquor licences than any other council area in Scotland according to new government statistics.