Media release: The Scotch Pie comes of age as more than 60 professionals sign up for 21st World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2019 judging day


SCOTTISH Bakers has confirmed the judging date for the 21st World Championship Scotch Pie Awards. Over 60 top industry professionals have agreed to join the judging panel to select the best pies in the world.

Venue: Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY
Date: Wednesday 20th November 2019
Press are invited at 11.15am for interviews and a photo call.

Pie makers from far and wide have entered one of the most prestigious pie competitions in the world and, on Wednesday 20th November, the judges will gather to judge over 450 pies taking a bite to pick out the best.

Entries are being accepted in 11 categories, including Football pies and savouries, Macaroni Pie, Steak Pie, Sausage Roll, cold savoury, hot savoury, vegetarian savoury, haggis savoury, Bridie and apple pie – with the ultimate accolade going to the best Scotch Pie in the world.

The winner will be announced at a prestigious luncheon on 14th January 2020 at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.

Notes for editors:

Scottish Bakers has been supporting and protecting the interests of Scotland’s bakery trade for over 125 years.

Scottish Bakers’ core purpose is to promote and protect the interests of the trade; representing, advising and supporting all aspects of Scotland’s baking industry to ensure it remains competitive and equipped for growth.

It does this by providing the widest possible range of benefits that help its members sustain and grow their businesses including: skills development, technical information and assistance, competitions, sector intelligence, legal advice, financial discounts, and social and business networking.

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

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

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