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Awards September 2012

Food Processing Marketing and Co-operation Awards September 2012


Capital Projects        
Applicant Location Description Eligible cost Award
A J Duncan Turriff Installation of an automated egg grading and packing line, together with the cost of a temperature controlled egg storage chill, quality control equipment and staff facilities.        1,313,858        459,850
Malcolm Allan Falkirk Purchase of a building and the site adjacent to the property, together with upgrading and converting the premises to form a new meat processing facility, and the purchase and installation of a range of processing equipment.        2,116,718        846,687
R & K Drysdale Cockburnspath Construction of an extension onto the current leek processing building and a new training block incorporating staff facilities, together with the purchase and installation of a cooling and humidity system for leek storage, a leek flow wrapper, leek waste handling equipment, a high capacity grader for swedes and sea outfall pumps and pipes.          643,336        193,000
The Jerky Group Forres Upgrades and refurbishments to a food processing factory at Forres being purchased by the business, together with the purchase and installation of a range of plant and equipment.          491,919        245,959
Kingsbarns Distillers St Andrews Renovating and converting an existing building into a distillery, together with the purchase and installation of a 1.5 tonne mash turnkey alt whisky distillation system.        2,234,807        670,442
Co-operation Projects        
Taste Ayrshire Troon Feasibility Study to consider the potential for the development of a central food park/hub in the region, together with the creation of local food trails and a Strategic Marketing Plan.            17,831          17,831
Fife Food Network St Andrews Feasibility Study to investigate the physical and financial viability and potential for the development of a new abattoir in Fife.            14,100          14,100
Marketing Development Scheme      
Quality Meat Scotland Ltd Ingliston Fees and expenses of a Marketing and Business Development Adviser to be appointed in Italy, to identify and develop new markets for Scottish Beef, Scottish Lamb and bull beef.          143,800          71,900
Food Hub (Scotland) Ltd Cumbernauld Fees and the cost of travel outwith Scotland of a consultant to be appointed in the role of Market Development Executive.          240,000        120,000