Scotland Food & Drink Excellence crowned three bakery winners at its annual awards.

Iain Burnett, Highland chocolatier at Grandtully, Perthshire, took home the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Award for Food Service Product of the Year 2014; Mackie’s at Taypack won Confectionery & Snacking; and Mathiesons Bakery scooped the Bakery- & Cereal-Based Products category.

A surprise award was given to Alan Hardie of West Lothian baker Paterson Arran in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Scottish food and drink industry.

There were 22 awards up for grabs at the ceremony, held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, with 16 different companies taking home prizes.