Scottish food and drink exports hit half-year high
The 9% increase in the value of total exports to £2.5 billion was fuelled by exports to the EU over the past 6 months.
Statistics also showed:
- Food exports increased by 24% to £770 million
- Scottish whisky exports grew £57 million (up 3%) to £1.8 billion
- Fish and seafood exports are up 38% to £459 million
- The EU accounted for 69% of all food exports. ■