Food and drink is of huge importance to the Scottish economy and one of the country's most dynamic and successful sectors.

Employing around 360,000 people and with a turnover target of £16.5 billion for 2017, Scottish food and drink companies are exporting to over 200 countries and have seen sales of Scottish brands in the UK increase by more than a quarter since 2007.

At Brodies we understand that the food and drink industry is in an exciting and yet challenging period with high growth targets, a changing regulatory environment, rising commodity prices and significant economic pressures.

We appreciate that our clients need to reflect and adapt to a continually changing environment, so we are active in keeping them abreast of new developments in the sector to ensure that they are ahead of the curve.

As a full service law firm, we can help with all aspects of your day-to-day business including:

•    Commercial contracts
•    Buying and selling businesses
•    Employment matters
•    Leasing; buying or selling property
•    Data Protection
•    Dispute resolution
•    And much more.

We also understand that there are some very specific concerns for the food and drink industry relating to sustainability, environmental issues, quality and origin of products, regulatory compliance and branding.

We can help with all these issues and can offer expert advice whether you are a manufacturer, distiller, processor, retailer, supplier, customer or indeed all of the above, to find out how we can please contact Eric Galbraith.