Scotland’s Biggest Industries 2017

For a small country, Scotland has a lot of stealth. Alone, Scotland has a lot to offer, especially where food and drink is concerned. The Scots exports their famous Scottish salmon to 60 countries every year and export 40 bottles of whisky every second.

Scotland is known for its fine food and cuisine as chefs across the world use the Gaelic countries prized Scottish beef and lamb to serve to their customers around the world. (more…)

Scotland’s Most Valueable Industries

As talk about another Scottish Independence Referendum begins, we have taken a look at some of Scotland’s most successful industries.

It is true that if Scotland was to become independent, it could become one of the richest countries on earth. The Scots have all of the necessary ingredients to create an extremely wealthy nation.

History supports this innovative nation as the people of Scotland have a legacy of innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurial spirit. (more…)

Scotland’s Key Exports: Food & Drink

For being such a small country, Scotland has an impressive number of exports which contribute to our growing economy. Scotland export a large number of goods/services across five sectors which account for almost two-thirds of all our exports; food and beverage, chemicals, business services, mechanical engineering, electronics and instrument engineering. The largest of all these sectors is Scotland’s food and beverage industry, these accounted for 18% of Scotland’s overall exports in 2015. Here are some of Scotland’s most popular food and beverage exports.

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The UK Packaging Industry and its Impact on UK Waste

The UK packaging manufacturing sector employs 85,000 people in the UK which overall represents 3% of the manufacturing industry workforce in Great Britain. The packaging industry is a major contributor to the GDP in the UK and has allowed increases in efficiency across various other sectors including the food and beverage industry. Given that there are over 7 billion humans on Planet Earth, it is likely that the majority of these people will come into contact with packaging at some point or another –  unless they live in a far remote land. Due to constantly increasing consumer demands there is a consistent need to innovate and improve in this industry, in order to meet current demands. This has been majorly helped through the advancements in technology which have taken place in the last 10 years.

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