From the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) in SNP Media today:
Scotland has the largest share of UK exports of food and drink products – with the industry in Scotland making up [nearly?] one-third of total exports out of the UK – making the sector worth £5.7billion.
A report from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) shows Scotland’s food and drink sector has shown significant growth and is recovering from the impacts of the pandemic. FDF has said Scotland’s industry continues to ‘punch above its weight’.
Exports of salmon increased by 20.6%, while those of whisky rose by 18.6%. France has overtaken the US as Scotland’s biggest trading partner.
It’s been some time since our last 8% meme appeared. Some of the more recent ones: