In pictures: The winners of the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2019

The cream of the crop of Scotland’s food and drink industry are toasting their success following the 20th Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards in Edinburgh.

The late, great Andrew Fairlie
The late, great Andrew Fairlie

Hosted by restaurant critic, writer and broadcaster, Jay Rayner, the awards ceremony at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh was attended by more than 800 people from across the industry and the wider community. (Main picture: The late, great Andrew Fairlie was given the Oustanding Contribution Award)

East Coast Cured of Edinburgh won the award for their Porcini & Truffle Salami.
Dean's picked up the bakery product of the year award for their Lizzie McCoo All Butter Shortbread.
Harviestoun Brewery took home the crown for their Ola Dubh 12 while Aberdeenshire's Six Degrees North received a highly commended for their Omnium.
With a mission statement of aiming to produce "the best quality free-from foods you have ever tasted", LDF impressed the judges and took home one of the night's most hotly contested awards.
Edinburgh-based company The Drinks Bakery wowed the judging panel with their Lancashire Cheese & Spring Onion Drinks Biscuits.
Arran's Torrylinn Creamery was praised for its Vintage Cheddar.
The Glasgow rum distillery fought off tough competition to win in the distilling category with its exciting Spiced Rum.
Sally and Emer were crowned Entrepreneurs of the Year for their excellent work with their North Lanarkshire-based business Lazy Days Food.
The Stirlingshire-based firm fought off stiff competition from the likes of Mackies and Loch Fyne Oysters.
The popular seafood company were delighted to take home the prize for their Kinglas Fillet.
Graham's The Family Dairy's Skyr was the overall winner with Eat Balanced's Passata Power being highly commended.
The Edinburgh-based meat specialists took home their second award of the night for their Whisky Oak Smoked Nduja.
The highly prized Product of the Year category saw Loch Fyne Oysters come out on top with their Kinglas Fillet.
South Lanarkshire's WILD FIG won the top savouries award for their Seville Orange and Malt Whisky Marmalade.
The team at McCaskie Butchers were ecstatic when their Unsmoked Back Bacon took home the top prize.
The team at Skye's iconic Three Chimneys were crowned the winners in the Scottish Sourcing category for Independent Businesses.
The supermarket chain were praised for their commitment to Scottish produce.
Jordan Russell of Aldomak just edged out Ellie Louise Sinclair and Calum Bennett to be crowned Young Talent of the Year
This year's awards, which recognise the highest quality produce as well as the industry's leading individuals, suppliers and companies, received a record 320 entries across all categories.