Loch Duart short­listed in High­lands awards

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LOCH Duart has been named as a fi­nal­ist in the Ex­port Award cat­e­gory for the High­lands & Is­lands Food & Drink Awards.

In its en­try for the award the busi­ness high­lighted an­other strong year of ex­port sales.

Only 34 busi­nesses made the pres­ti­gious awards short­list that spans 13 di­verse cat­e­gories, rang­ing from Restau­rant of the Year to Young Shin­ing Star.

Al­ban Den­ton, man­ag­ing di­rec­tor of Loch Duart, said: ‘It’s a real hon­our for Loch Duart salmon to be named as a fi­nal­ist in the Ex­port Award for the High­lands & Is­lands Food & Drink Awards.

‘It’s the unique en­vi­ron­ment, com­mu­ni­ties and cul­ture across the He­brides and Suther­land that make work­ing there such a plea­sure.

‘We’re es­pe­cially thrilled that our hard­won rep­u­ta­tion for ex­tra­or­di­nary tast­ing salmon is bring­ing in­creased sales in ex­ports to mar­kets across the world.

‘We’re look­ing for­ward to join­ing the awards cer­e­mony to cel­e­brate the very best of the High­lands and Is­lands food and drink in­dus­try.’

Win­ners will be re­vealed at the awards cer­e­mony, hosted by cel­e­brated food critic, jour­nal­ist and broad­caster Jay Rayner. It will take place in the Kingsmills Ho­tel, Inverness, on Oc­to­ber 20, 2017.


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