Angus has been urged to get started on a food showcase to add into the mix of economy-boosting Tay Cities Deal initiatives.
‘Aspirations’ for Trump trade deal linked with failure to strike EU agreement on Arbroath smokie protections
UK ministers are dragging their heels over maintaining EU protections for the Arbroath smokie because of their desire for an American trade deal, independent Holyrood researchers have suggested.
Sir, – The Courier has done good work recently, highlighting the Scottish food industry, and the high quality of Scottish food and produce.
The importance of the Arbroath Smokie and other EU-protected foods was debated in Westminster during the last Prime Minister’s Questions of the year.
The UK Government has been urged to offer Courier Country foods the same gold-standard protection they expect from the EU.
Scotland’s culinary custodians are being grilled over the entry of an Angus staple into the same league as Scotch whisky and Arbroath Smokies.