Category: Updates

Award-winning spirits manufacturer Gin Bothy keeps the Angus butter-making tradition alive with the launch of Bothy Butter

AN Award-winning spirits manufacturer is launching a hand-crafted artisan butter – keeping alive the centuries-old tradition of Angus butter-making. Gin Bothy was founded in 2015 by ‘accidental gin-maker’ Kim Cameron from her bothy kitchen in Kirriemuir, in the Angus Glens. Kim used leftover fruit juice from her homemade jam to lead the charge for the

Chocolatia shortlisted for Golden Fork Award

Angus chocolatier singled out from tens of thousands for major award A Scottish chocolatier, Chloe Oswald, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Golden Fork Award by The Guild of Fine Food after her chocolates won a stand-out seven stars at the internationally recognised awards. Chloe has run her artisan chocolate business, Chocolatia, from a home kitchen

Tasting Tayside & Fife

This June, Appetite for Angus are working in collaboration with regional food and drink groups from Tayside and Fife to showcase local producers to hospitality and wholesale buyers. More than 30 of the finest food and drink producers across Angus, Dundee, Perthshire, and Fife will attend Tasting Tayside and Fife, an event allowing buyers to

Angus Chef’s Club

Local Chefs raise a glass and take time out to gather for the first ‘Angus Chef’s Club’ meeting. Being a Chef isn’t an easy job. The old adage that you’re only as good as your last meal makes it a pressure business where maintaining high standards is the norm for any good kitchen. No one knows

The Angus Spirit Trail

With so many great and unique drinks producers in Angus it was only a matter of time before they all came together to develop  something that could tell their story and introduce a whole host of new experiences to visitors to Angus. Although, it’s still in the planning stages, we are sure there’ll be a

We all need to Hemp it Up

There’s one new healthy food product coming out of Angus that you should be introducing into your diet. It’s made from a crop that used to be commonplace across Angus for centuries, although for most of us it will be a relatively new addition to the menu. Keen to learn more about this wonderful (and not

We need to keep talking about Scotland’s local abattoir network

In October last year we saw a debate on the state of Scotland’s local abattoir network at the Scottish Smallholders Festival. The room was packed with farmers and smallholders seriously concerned by the situation: we are now down to just over 20 abattoirs in Scotland following the closure of Downfield Farm Abattoir in Fife. The

The Angus Tour – Adventure Designed by You

A new tourism experience, The Angus Tour, has been launched today (Tuesday 23rd November 2021), encouraging people to head off the main roads and routes to Dundee and Aberdeen and explore Angus. Hoping to appeal to people who want to enjoy the best of Scotland in one area, “The Angus Tour, Adventure Designed by You”, takes

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