James Chapman (Butchers) Ltd and Denholm Bakers Ltd have both made the shortlist of the 18th annual World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2017.
The two firms, who both have shops in Motherwell, were selected following a busy day of judging in Dunfermline where a panel of 50 professional judges, and some well-known faces, assessed each and every product on its appearance, quality, consistency and taste.
Scottish Bakers chief executive Alan Clarke said: “One hundred butchers and bakers entered 500 of their best products into 11 categories this year and the competition has been fierce so Chapman and Denholm can be proud to have come this far.”
Each company is permitted one entry for the Scotch Pie, Sausage Roll, Bridie, Macaroni and Apple Pie categories and up to five savoury products.
The winner will be announced on January 11 at the Westerwood Hotel, Cumbernauld.