Reid’s bakery of Thurso, Caithness, Scotland has won first prize in the New Products category in the Highlands and Island Awards.

The family retail and wholesale business won the award for a new range of five biscuits and five loaf cakes.

The winning range included Viking Fruit Cake made with free range eggs and spices and Crofters Cake made with lemon and sultanas. Biscuits included Oat and Honey, and Treacle and Toffee, which has
previously won a Gold Star at the Great Taste Awards.

The family business employs 30 people and customers include supermarkets and hotels. Director Donald Reid’s grandmother began baking biscuits and cakes over 100 years ago. Donald’s wife Joyce and sons Gary and Graeme are all in the business.