Berry Trail launched to celebrate the best of Scotland's soft fruit

Scotland's soft fruit growers this week launched a Berry Trail, promoting more than 30 berry farms throughout the country.

Image: thinklocalscotland
Image: thinklocalscotland

The trail marks the start of July's theme of Summer Fruits & Berries within Scotland's Year of Food & Drink 2015, backed by the Scottish Government. An accomanying leaflet guides visitors around the farms and explains what each has to offer.

Scotland's food secretary Richard Lochhead said: "This project is a shining example of greater innovation and deeper collaboration within our booming food and drink sector. As we move towards becoming a Good Food Nation, my vision is by 2025, Scotland will also be widely recognised as the best place in the world for food and drink companies to do business."

Mike Cantlay OBE, chairman of tourism body VisitScotland, said: "Food trails are a fantastic way for visitors to embark on their own culinary adventures and berries are one of the sweetest signs that the Scottish summer is well and truly here."


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