Top Scottish seafood companies make it to award finals – Fishupdate.com

Top Scottish seafood companies make it to award finals Published:  28 November, 2007

Lossie Seafood is also a contender in the Small to Medium Business Food Exporter of the Year

LEADING seafood companies, Framgord and Lossie Seafood have been short-listed for the Scottish Exporter of the Year award, sponsored by Scottish Development International, in the Food from Britain Export Awards 2007.

Lossie Seafood is also a contender in the Small to Medium Business Food Exporter of the Year, while Framgord is competing for the Innovation in Export Award, sponsored by Fresh RM.

Now in its 11th successful year, the Food from Britain Export Awards brings together the cream of the country’s export companies to recognise achievements and celebrate success from across the UK’s food and drink industry. This year, the prestigious event takes place at the Landmark London Hotel on December 19.

Framgord produces organic salmon and a wide range of other seafood specialities, while Lossie Seafoods concentrates entirely on Scottish smoked salmon exports. Both companies have shown outstanding commitment to exporting, recognising the business benefits of international expansion, and each has backed this up with success in a range of markets worldwide.

Commenting on the success of the short-listed companies, John Adams, Chief Executive Officer at Food from Britain, said: “To make it this far in the awards is a fantastic achievement. Judging at each stage is rigorous and the panel requires explicit evidence of export success to support each application. Both companies have something very special to offer and each differs widely in their international business strategy. It will be extremely difficult to choose between them and we wish each company success at the event.”

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