Macsween has won product of the year at The Scottish Food and Drink Awards for its innovative take on haggis.

The producer was one of 22 companies picking up an award at a lavish bash held in Edinburgh last night, attended by 700 guests.

Other winners on the night included Island Girl, Ronan Foods, Glenrath Farms and Mathiesons bakery.

Judges tasted 115 food and drink entries and examined submissions for 154 entries from 102 businesses before deciding on the winners.

A lifetime achievement award was also given to Alan Hardie, of bakery Paterson Arran, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Scottish food and drink industry.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the standout successes of the Scottish food and drink industry with a record number of attendees at this year’s Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards,” said chief executive of Scotland Food & Drink James Withers.

“The awards recognise our best food and drink products and businesses and each of our finalists merit the commendation. There is a food and drink revolution happening in Scotland, driving record sales at home and overseas. Tonight celebrates the talent that is driving that and which is cementing Scotland’s place in the culinary world.

“I would encourage all finalists and winners to make the most of this recognition and to shout about their strengths. The awards take place during a massive year for Scotland and as the nation enjoys the limelight we will reinforce Scotland’s justified reputation as a Land of Food and Drink.”

The full list of winners is as follows:

AwardSponsorName of BusinessProduct NameRegion
Soup, Preserves & Accompaniments Asda Island Girl  Ooft hot pepper sauce Scottish Borders
Bakery & Cereal Based Mathiesons Bakery Fresh Cream Bavarian Tarts Falkirk
Dairy Glenrath Farms Kitty Campbell Free Range Eggs Scottish Borders
Confectionery & Snacking Mackie’s at Taypack Mackie’s Ridge Cut Potato Crisps Perth & Kinross
Drink - Non-Alcoholic Cuddybridge Apple Juice Cuddybridge Apple Juice and Scottish Sea Buckthorn Scottish Borders
Drink - Alcoholic Shepherd and Wedderburn Spencerfield Spirit  The Feathery Fife
Fish & Seafood The Crown Estate Loch Fyne Oysters  The Kinglas Fillet Argyll & Bute
Meat: Red, White and Game Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight Macsween Macsween Limited Edition Range: Venison Haggis and Threebird Haggis Midlothian
Foodservice Product of the Year Sodexo Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier Un-enrobed Velvet Truffles & Spiced Pralines Perth & Kinross
Health Initiative of the Year Rowett Institute Ronan Foods Yi Iced Desserts Edinburgh
Brand Success of the Year Palletforce Graham’s The Family Dairy   Stirling
Export Business of the Year Clydesdale Bank FAO27    Highlands
Innovation Queen Margaret University Rannoch Smokery    Perth & Kinross
Investing in People Skills Development Scotland Dean’s of Huntly Limited   Aberdeenshire
Success Through Partnership SAOS FAO27    Highlands
Environmental Sustainability Resource Efficient Scotland Albert Bartlett   North Lanarkshire
Scottish Sourcing Taste Our Best, VisitScotland Eileandubh Restaurant   Highlands
Scottish Food & Drink Entrepreneur Johnston Carmichael Graham’s The Family Dairy   Stirling
Product of the Year Eat, Drink, Discover Scotland Macsween Macsween Limited Edition Range: Venison Haggis and Threebird Haggis Midlothian
Business of the Year Business Stream Graham’s The Family Dairy   Stirling
Small Business of the Year Scottish Natural Heritage Spencerfield Spirit    Fife
Outstanding Contribution to Food & Drink Scottish Government Alan Hardie Paterson Arran West Lothian