Aberdeenshire East MSP Alex Salmond has congratulated the staff at his local butcher in Strichen on winning six awards at the Scotch Pie Awards 2015.
Bert Fowlie Family Butcher was established in Strichen in 1955. Hebbie Fowlie and his team won Gold Awards for their Apple Pie and Mediterranean Lasagne Pie, Silver Awards for their North East Fish Pie and Wild West Chicken Pie and Bronze for their Mince Bridie. Mr Salmond said: “I am delighted that Hebbie Fowlie and all the team have been recognised for their excellent pies. It is local producers such as Hebbie that really showcase all the north-east has to offer in terms of top quality meat and produce.”