A SCOTTISH butchers has won a national award.

Elderslie Butchers scooped Butcher of the Year at Farm Shop & Deli Awards.

It was also Scottish regional winner across all categories at the awards ceremony last Monday at the annual Farm Shop & Deli Show at the National Exhibition Centre.

Following nearly 5500 consumer votes, the awards saw 12 category winners and nine regional winners.

Nigel Barden, journalist and chairman of judges says: “More work than ever goes into the Farm Shop & Deli Awards, including an increased number of visits and more hours spent on the road for our judges. This gives the awards even more kudos and esteem, as does the experience of our 20 judges who represent all aspects of the food and drink sector. There is much benefit gained by winning an award and the amount of work and expertise required to triumph. Winners and finalists get marvellous consumer and trade coverage, including a social media reach of 120,000.”