A surge in haggis sales for Perthshire butcher Simon Howie means Burns Night is now as important as Christmas for the company.
One of Scotland's most successful entrepreneurs is preparing to deliver a job bonanza to Perth, with plans for a multi-million pound business investment.
Perthshire butcher Simon Howie invested more than £3 million on new buildings and equipment last year but rising costs weighed on profits.
Perthshire-based entrepreneur Simon Howie has sold two of his manufacturing businesses for £30m.
Perthshire-based butcher Simon Howie has invested £2.5 million into its factory in Perthshire this year as it faces an increase in raw material costs.
Perth will get a major employment boost following after national and international businesses committed to the city.
Did you know that one in every three haggis bought from a supermarket last year was a Simon Howie haggis? Or that the Simon Howie Original Haggis has been named the world’s best-selling haggis, outselling the two other best-selling brands combined?
No other foodstuff divides opinion like the humble haggis.
A Perthshire-produced haggis has been named as the world’s best-selling.
A prominent Angus businessman has been shortlisted for the prize of Scotland's emerging entrepreneur of the year.