Loch Fyne seafood on menu for UK government’s St Andrews Day reception

Seafood from Loch Fyne will be served to international dignitaries at a reception to mark St Andrew’s Day in London.

The event will be held in Dover House

Scotland Office Minister Lord Duncan will host the event at Dover House which will feature Scottish fare ranging from Irn Bru and caramel wafers to boutique gin.

here hundreds of influential guests, including ambassadors and MPs, will be welcomed by a piper and enjoy a range of unique Scottish goods.

Loch Fyne Seafood from Cairndow will be among those exhibiting their produce at the UK Government reception as part of a ‘Taste of Scotland’ celebration at the Scotland Office.

Lord Duncan said: “St Andrew’s Day is the perfect opportunity to open the doors of Dover House and showcase the finest that Scotland has to offer, giving our guests a true experience of our world-class produce.

“I am delighted to welcome Loch Fyne Seafood to be part of the celebrations. This is an excellent opportunity for politicians and ambassadors from around the world to sample their fantastic, ethically sourced seafood – and in turn spread the word about unique Scottish produce in key markets.”

Other companies include:

  • Charles Macleod – Stornoway Black Pudding and Haggis
  • Harris Gin – Isle of Harris distillery
  • Barwheys Dairy – Ayrshire
  • Mackays of Dundee – Tayside Orange Marmalade
  • Tunnock’s – Glasgow
  • Edinburgh Gin – Edinburgh distillery
  • Supernature Oils – Midlothian cold-pressed rapeseed oils
  • Walkers – Aberdeenshire shortbread
  • AG Barr – supplying Irn Bru and Strathmore Water
  • R&B Distillers – Raasay/Borders Whisky
  • Edinburgh Beer Factory – Edinburgh Brewery