Video: growing chillies in Scotland

SCOTLAND is blessed with an exceptional natural larder which sometimes produces delicacies that you wouldn’t necessarily expect in Scotland – chillies being one of them.

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Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight wrapped up with a true food adventure as Chilli Fest came

to the beautiful surroundings of Scone Palace in Perth.

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The event celebrates the country’s finest wares and showcases some of the fantastic produce available throughout the country.

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The theme for this year’s event was food adventures and anyone visiting the festival definitely embarked on their own as chillies from mild to off the chart hot were on offer for those brave enough to try them.

In this week’s video discover more about the wonderful range of chillies we can grow here

in Scotland and how some of our producers are using them to make unique products. From

chilli popping candy, beer and hot chocolate to chilli gummy bears, cupcakes, cider and

much more.

To find out more about the range of events held over the course of Scottish Food & Drink

Fortnight please visit To view more videoes showcasing Scotland’s larder visit