Top prizes for Buchan bakery’s products

Staff at Murdoch Allan & Sons are delighted that their products have won awards at the 2015 Scottish Baker of the Year competition
Staff at Murdoch Allan & Sons are delighted that their products have won awards at the 2015 Scottish Baker of the Year competition

A Buchan bakery has has taken two top prizes in the 2015 Scottish Baker of the Year Awards.

Prizes were presented to Murdoch Allan & Sons of Hatton by Mich Turner MBE at a glittering ceremony hosted by Scottish Bakers, the association that supports and promotes the interests of Scottish Bakers across the country.

The bakery won a Regional Silver for its butter biscuit, and a special Bronze award for its buttery.

“We are extremely pleased to be recognised as one of Scotland’s best bakers” said Katrina Allan of Murdoch Allan & Sons.

“We take our business very seriously and use traditional methods and craftsmen’s skills to deliver quality every time.

“But we could not have come this far in the competition without our dedicated and skilled team and without the votes of all of our customers. Thank you.”

Owner of award-winning Little Venice Cake Company and Judge on ITV’s Britain’s Best Bakery Mich Turner MBE, who presented Murdoch Allan & Sons with their awards said: “There have been some fantastic entries and all the prizes I have handed out to bakers have been worthy in every way.

“I wish all our winners well in the coming year.”