Food and Drink

Johnnie enjoying taste of success after being named world oatcake champion

A SHETLAND man is celebrating after picking up the main prize at the ‘World Oatcake Championships’. Johnnie Wiseman, who now lives in Insch near Inverurie, said he was pleased – but somewhat surprised – to have won the event’s traditional category. The championship took place at the weekend as part of the Tarland Food and […] Shetland News …


Crofter Chris nominated in initiative seeking Scotland’s ‘food heroes’

BRESSAY-based crofter Chris Dyer is among the nominees for a Scotland-wide “food hero” competition recognising sustainable food businesses. Garths Croft focuses on traditional and heritage breeds of sheep, pigs and poultry and is among 18 small businesses recognised by the organisation Food Hero Scot as “sustainability heroes within our communities”. The Covid-19 pandemic and growing […] Shetland News …


Tattie Shop premises to enjoy new lease of life as juice bar

THE OWNER of recently established business Coffee Culture Lerwick is launching a new juice bar in the premises that used to house the Tattie Shop on Commercial Street. Jigar Gangdev took the keys to the premises last week and intends to open Juice Culture Lerwick on 31 May. The 29-year-old says the new enterprise will […] Shetland News …