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  1. news

    15 Oct 2017 00:01

    Food and drink exports hit half-year high

    Importance of continued access to EU market shown.

  2. news

    11 Oct 2017 09:30

    Crop areas and sheep numbers increase in latest farm census

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  3. news

    9 Oct 2017 13:33

    EU funding guarantee

    Ewing: vital we establish funding guarantee parameters.

  4. news

    6 Oct 2017 10:00

    Support for butter buyers

    Feasibility study to help Scottish businesses beat butter shortage.

  5. news

    4 Oct 2017 09:30

    Improvement expected in this year's harvest

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  6. news

    28 Sep 2017 09:35

    Fish landings increase

    Quantity and value increase again.

  7. news

    28 Sep 2017 09:30

    Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2016

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  8. news

    14 Sep 2017 15:29

    More local food on the table

    £1.3m to support locally-produced food in public sector.

  9. news

    14 Sep 2017 14:30

    Future CAP support

    Ewing: Future planning virtually impossible.

  10. factsheet

    14 Sep 2017

    Promoting local food and drink: action plan

    Sets out how we will deliver commitments in the ‘Ambition 2030’ food and drink strategy.

  11. news

    12 Sep 2017 15:20

    CAP stabilisation plan

    Farmers offered more certainty and support.

  12. news

    11 Sep 2017 14:52

    Farmers get online

    Digital Single Application Form.

  13. news

    11 Sep 2017 09:30

    Bank Loans to Scottish Farming

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  14. news

    4 Sep 2017 12:42

    A future in food

    Funding for food and drink careers education in schools.

  15. news

    3 Sep 2017 00:01

    Call for marine funding certainty

    Scottish Government seeks answers on future fisheries and aquaculture investment.

  16. news

    16 Aug 2017 11:16

    Brexit risk to farming

    Ewing: No deal not an option.

  17. news

    10 Aug 2017 11:58

    Tackling obesity

    Helping people make healthy choices.

  18. news

    3 Jul 2017 00:01

    Conserving salmon stocks

    Pilot to track iconic fish.

  19. news

    30 Jun 2017 09:08

    Dairy farming support

    Payments to arrive in bank accounts.

  20. news

    25 Jun 2017 00:01

    Rural Parliament support

    £200,000 to empower communities.

  21. news

    24 Jun 2017 00:01

    Food and drink innovation

    £650,000 to support business growth.

  22. news

    23 Jun 2017 11:30

    Growing fruit and veg

    Leadership group announced.

  23. news

    22 Jun 2017 09:15

    The rural economy's future

    National Council established.

  24. news

    21 Jun 2017 10:30

    Food project funding

    Multi-million pound boost to food processors.

  25. news

    20 Jun 2017 15:15

    Crofting Commission appointment

    New convener announced.

  26. news

    20 Jun 2017 14:43

    Rural and Environment Secretaries write to Defra ministers

    Scottish Government “must” be consulted on rural and environment Brexit issues.

  27. news

    18 Jun 2017 00:01

    Food and drink exports continue to grow

    £1.2 billion exported in first quarter of 2017.

  28. news

    13 Jun 2017 09:30

    Agriculture Facts & Figures

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  29. news

    6 Jun 2017 11:46

    CAP reform payments

    Scottish farmers denied the full £190 million.

  30. news

    25 May 2017 16:00

    BSE negligible risk status

    Scotland achieves safest level possible.

  31. news

    25 May 2017 09:30

    Increase in landings

    Value of Scottish catch at record high.

  32. news

    18 May 2017 09:30

    Further fall in organic land

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  33. news

    3 May 2017 14:09

    CAP reform

    Rural Affairs Secretary sets out thinking.

  34. news

    1 May 2017 00:01

    Scallop conservation

    New protection measures.

  35. news

    28 Apr 2017 10:30

    Avian influenza

    Prevention zone to be lifted.

  36. news

    27 Apr 2017 09:30

    Scottish farm incomes

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  37. news

    26 Apr 2017 11:09

    EU funding for Seafood Scotland

    Support to promote Scotland’s fishing industry globally.

  38. news

    25 Apr 2017 09:46

    Croft House Grants awarded

    Funding for crofter homes.

  39. news

    16 Apr 2017 00:01

    Asian appetite for Scottish food and drink

    Food and drink exports hit £1 billion.

  40. news

    4 Apr 2017 12:53

    Loan scheme for vulnerable farmers

    Rural Secretary confirms £50 million loans for farmers in less favoured areas.

  41. news

    1 Apr 2017 00:01

    Supporting new farmers

    £2.5 million to support new businesses.

  42. news

    27 Mar 2017 00:01

    Building a commercial seaweed industry

    First policy guidelines for sustainable seaweed cultivation.

  43. news

    25 Mar 2017 00:01

    LFASS update

    Changes to 2018 support scheme.

  44. news

    23 Mar 2017 14:45

    Support for Scotland's food and drink industry

    £10m backing to boost growth.

  45. news

    17 Mar 2017 14:08

    Crofting election results

    Six new commissioners elected.

  46. news

    16 Mar 2017 09:32

    Mixed results in latest farm census

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  47. news

    5 Mar 2017 00:01

    School food nutrition

    Review of regulations.

  48. news

    8 Feb 2017 12:00

    Boost for Scotland's food and drink

    £750 million potential market for procurement of food and drink public contracts.

  49. news

    29 Jan 2017 00:01

    Easing high demand for allotments

    New powers could help more community groups to “grow your own”

  50. news

    22 Jan 2017 11:22

    Brexit, food and farming

    Cabinet Secretary highlights threat of leaving the European Single Market on food and farming industries.

  51. news

    18 Jan 2017 10:30

    Combating food poverty

    £350,000 to make fresh and healthy food available

  52. news

    10 Jan 2017 10:00

    Broccoli and cauliflower top vegetables shunned by kids

    Eat Better Feel Better drive launches to help parents make veg the hero.

  53. news

    30 Dec 2016 00:01

    Celebrating food and drink success

    New year cheer for Scotland’s Food and Drink.

  54. news

    28 Dec 2016 00:01

    Scottish blueberries

    Research to help increase local production of in demand fruit.

  55. news

    30 Nov 2016 13:59

    Championing Scotland's Food & Drink

    £3 million scheme to promote local food and drink launched on St Andrew’s Day.

  56. news

    14 Oct 2016 12:05

    Making Scotland a 'Good Food Nation'

    £250,000 for community schemes to promote healthy food initiatives.

  57. corporate report

    20 Jun 2016

    Scottish Food Commission: interim report

    An interim report outlining the Scottish Food Commission's initial thoughts on the challenge of making Scotland a 'Good Food Nation'.

  58. advice and guidance

    19 Jun 2016

    Indicators for a Good Food Nation: Food Commission report

    Report outlining how the Scottish Food Commission selected indicators for realising our Good Food Nation vision.

  59. advice and guidance

    7 Jun 2016

    Organic Ambitions Fund 2016-17: guidance

    Information and guidance on the Organic Ambitions Fund 2016-17.

  60. research publication

    23 Mar 2016

    Evaluation of the Food Education Programme (2012-2015)

    Report evaluating how all nine projects have contributed to the programme’s overall outcomes.

  61. publication

    3 Mar 2015

    Scotland's Economic Strategy

    Scotland’s Economic Strategy sets out a framework for a competitive and fairer Scotland.

  62. research finding

    13 Feb 2015

    Becoming a Good Food Nation: an analysis of consultation responses: research findings

    Summary analysis of responses to the consultation on development of a revised national food and drink policy.

  63. research publication

    13 Feb 2015

    Becoming a Good Food Nation: an analysis of consultation responses

    Full analysis of responses to the consultation on development of a revised national food and drink policy.

  64. consultation paper

    18 Jun 2014

    Recipe for Success: Scotland's national food and drink policy, becoming a Good Food Nation

    Strategy document setting out our proposed national food and drink policy up until 2025.

  65. guidance

    6 Mar 2014

    Better eating, better learning: a new context for school food

    Refreshed guidance to support schools and all stakeholders to work in partnership to make improvements in school food and food education.

  66. guidance

    23 Jun 2011

    Principles for a partnership approach for the food and drink industry and other related organisations working with schools

    Principles for a partnership approach for the food and drink industry and other related organisations working with schools.

  67. advice and guidance

    28 Feb 2011

    Grow Your Own Working Group: recommendations report

    Recommendations from the Grow Your Own Working Group (GYOWG) on how we can support people to grow their own food.

  68. publication

    4 Feb 2011

    Public bodies climate change duties: putting them into practice, guidance required by part four of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009

    Guidance to support public bodies in exercising their duties under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.

  69. guidance

    18 Jan 2011

    Catering for change: buying food sustainably in the public sector

    Guidance for anyone involved in the procurement of food or catering services in the public sector.

  70. factsheet

    26 Oct 2009

    Sustainable procurement action plan for Scotland

    A plan to help the public sector build sustainable procurement into their corporate culture and include sustainability in procurement activity.

  71. publication

    26 Jun 2009

    Recipe For Success: Scotland's national food and drink policy

    National food and drink policy published in 2009.

  72. guidance

    17 Sep 2008

    Healthy eating in schools: a guide to implementing the nutritional requirements for Food and Drink in Schools (Scotland) Regulations 2008

    Guidance on implementing the nutritional requirements for Food and Drink in Schools (Scotland) Regulations 2008.

  73. guidance

    13 May 2008

    Schools (Health Promotion and Nutrition) Scotland Act: Health promotion guidance for local authorities and schools

    Guidance to support local authorities, schools and managers of grant-aided schools in working with partner agencies to ensure that all schools promote good health.