The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2017

Reids of Caithness of Thurso makes the shortlist of the World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2017

After a busy judging day in Dunfermline where a panel of 50 professional judges, and some well-known faces, assessed each and every product on its appearance, quality, consistency and taste, Reids of Caithness of Thurso has secured a slot on the shortlist of the 18 World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

"100 butchers and bakers entered 500 of their best products into 11 categories this year and the competition has been fierce so Reids of Caithness can be proud to have come this far" said Alan Clarke, Chief Executive of Scottish Bakers which manages the competition.

"The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards is the only competition of its kind recognising excellence in the preparation of a perfect pie" continued Alan. "The competition is now a regular fixture on the calendar as butchers and bakers throughout the land vie for pie supremacy and the boost to their business that always comes with such a sought after title."

Thanks to the launch of a new website,, this years’ bumper crop of entries included a wide range of ‘products at their peak’ with accolades on offer for the best:

Scotch Pie

Football Pies & Savouries

Macaroni Pie

Steak Pie

Sausage Roll

Cold Savoury

Hot Savoury

Vegetarian Savoury

Haggis Savoury


Apple Pie

The winner will be announced at a prestigious luncheon hosted by Carol Smillie on 11th January 2017 at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.

Editors Note

Scottish Bakers was established in 1891 and since then we have represented and promoted the interests of the bakery trade in Scotland.

We aim to be an integral part of each member’s business by providing support for Bakers of all sizes.

We provide a valuable source of help, advice, information, assistance and skills development for bakers throughout Scotland.

Scottish Bakers manages both The World championships Scotch Pie Awards each year The Scottish Baker of the Year Awards to recognise and celebrate excellence in the sector.

But most importantly, Scottish Bakers belongs to its members, we are all there for their benefit and are proud of our motto "for the good of all."

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Posted: 08/12/2016 12:35:37 by Tracy Reid
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