Media release: More than 50 professionals sign up for World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2019 judging day


SCOTTISH Bakers has confirmed the judging date for the 20th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

No less than 50 top industry professionals have agreed to join the judging panel to select the best pies in the land.

Venue: Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY

Date: Wednesday 14th November 2018

Press are invited at 11.15am for interviews and a photo call.

Butchers and bakers from far and wide have entered the most prestigious pie competition in the world and on Wednesday 14th November the judges will gather to judge all of the pies on appearance before taking a bite and picking out the best.

This years’ bumper crop of entries includes a wide range of ‘products at their peak’ with accolades on offer for the best:

Scotch Pie

Football pies and savouries

Macaroni pie

Steak pie

Sausage Roll

Cold savoury

Hot savoury

Vegetarian savoury

Haggis savoury


Apple Pie

The winner will be announced at a prestigious luncheon on 15th January 2019 at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.

Notes for editors:

Scottish Bakers was established in 1891 and since then we have represented and promoted the interests of the bakery trade in Scotland.

We aim to be an integral part of each member’s business by providing support for bakers of all sizes.

We provide a valuable source of help, advice, information, assistance and skills development for bakers throughout Scotland.

Scottish Bakers manages both The World Championships Scotch Pie Awards each year and The Scottish Baker of the Year Awards to recognise and celebrate excellence in the sector.

But most importantly, Scottish Bakers belongs to its members, we are all there for their benefit and are proud of our motto, ‘for the good of all’.

Partner sponsor

With thanks to our sponsor:


And to our category sponsors:

Carr’s Flour


Fleming Howden



Scotch Butchers Club

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